Aaron Porter Received USITT Rising Star Award

Aaron Porter Received USITT Rising Star Award

It seems as if lighting designer Aaron Porter, the recipient of the ninth annual Rising Star Award, was born to the task. As a young child in Valparaiso, Indiana—40 miles east of Chicago—he turned his bedroom into a theatre, hanging sheets as curtains, and selling tickets for his shows. By third grade, he was already a veteran performer in elementary school productions, admitting he was “bitten by the bug.” Segue to fifth grade, wh

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