USITT Awards a Special Citation to The Collaborator Party

by Michael Eddy
John Gromada and Lindsay Jones
John Gromada and Lindsay Jones

At this year’s USITT Conference and Stage Expo, the Board of Directors of USITT presented a Special Citation, 2018 to Lindsay Jones and John Gromada, the Founders of The Collaborator Party.

The USITT Special Citation states: “In recognition of your work to maintain positive and persistent focus on the contributions of the sound community to the art of theatre. With gratitude for your tireless efforts and boundless energy in creating, promoting, and bringing to life an entirely new energy in the form of the Collaborator Party.”

“It is truly a great honor to receive this award from USITT and we thank and share this honor with all of the incredible volunteers, sponsors, and collaborators who helped bring this idea to life,” says Composer and Sound Designer, Jones. “The Collaborator Party will return this year with new ideas/goals, and we hope that you will join us once again in celebrating the entire theatre community on Tony night.” Sound Designer, Gromada adds, “Thanks, USITT for recognizing me, Lindsay Jones, and the Collaborator Party.”

Stage Directions would like to congratulate both Jones and Gromada and to everyone involved in making The Collaborators Party happen on this award.
Here is a gallery of photos from the 2017 evening photographed by Andy Lang:
 

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Further information on The Collaborators Party: www.collaboratorparty.com