Mark Begovich - Received the "Award of Honor for an ITA Member" from Karen Hall
Chris Jones - Received the "Award of Honor for a Non-ITA Member" from Kristen Mackie
Each year the Illinois Theatre Association recognizes both individuals and organizations for their significant contributions of promoting quality theatre throughout the state of Illinois. Recipients are nominated by the Illinois theatre community, approved by ITA's divisional representatives, and accepted by ITA's Board of Directors. If you'd like to nominate a deserving individual or organization, please fill out a nomination form (located to the left).
2012 Award of Honor to a Non-ITA Member: Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
2012 Excellence in Theatre for Young Audiences: Adventure Stage Chicago
2012 Excellence in Creative Dramatics: Laurel Serleth
2012 Excellence in Secondary School Theatre: Allan Kimball
2012 Excellence in College/University Theatre: Kevin Long
2012 Excellence in Community Theatre: AgeQuake Theatres - Artistic Director - Dr. Joan E. Kole
2012 Excellence in Professional Theatre: Drury Lane Theatre - Artistic Director - Bill Osetek
2012 Anne Thurman Mentorship Award: Steven Jacobs
ITA Board Members Penny Choice (left) and David Soria (right) present to Dr. Joan E. Kole.
Anne Thurman Mentorship Award
ITA Board Members Donna Stone (right), Aimee-Lynn Newlan (center), and Rives Collins (left) present to Steven Jacobs.