The Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas Award

The Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas Awards are for students who display potential for success in their chosen area. There are two kinds of SILV awards; the one-week regional scholarship for excellence in any area of design and technology, and the eight-weeks national scholarship for excellence in the field of allied crafts.

Focal Press/Rafael Jaen Showcase Award

The FPRJ Showcase award is dedicated to first-time Design, Technologies & Management KCACTF entrants in Regional entries. It is meant to inspire young DTM practitioners and encourage their studies in DTM fields.

Respondents will look for work that best answers following questions:

  • Does the presentation have design substance in one or all of these areas: clear concept or premise, clear dramaturgical or technical research, and clear specs or workbooks?
  • Is there innovation in the project’s approach in the use of technology, materials, design execution, etc? (i.e.: a “green” approach, the use of digital software to facilitate the realization of the design, research on the use of new materials, or an innovative presentation style).

If a recipient is selected, it will be announced at the Region III Awards Ceremony. The recipient of the Focal Press/Rafael Jean Award will receive three books of their choosing from Focal Press.