theater poster design


The submission of the projects started on the 25th of November 2018 and ended on the 10 of February 2019.

1. Dimensions: all posters should be vertically designed (portrait) and delivered as a digital file.
2. Format / Resolution: the design should have 72 dpi resolution,RGB color mode, format is a jpg file. You will be requested to provide a high resolution print file in CMYK for the final exhibition in New York.
3. A prerequisite is to watermark your poster with the Two Cents logo (cherries) in some place on the poster.
4. The logo of Two Cents can be downloaded from here
5. Each participant can submit only one design for a production that took place in the last 2 years (2018-2017).
6. For your participation to be valid, your poster needs to be done for a production that played on theater stage. No student projects or self-initiated projects are allowed.

All creatives & designers from acros the globe were invited to take part in a poster contest. The competition was open to all theater graphic designers, illustrators and theater creatives.

  • Official and unofficial poster designs made in the past two years (between 01.01.2016 and 12.09.2018)

  • The competition is open to all designers & creatives, irrespective to their geographical location.

  • Accepted are only theater poster designs. Music concert posters, flyers, exhibition posters and other thematic collateral unrelated to theater or in other format (i.e. brochures) are not eligible.

  • Only work uploaded through the form below will be accepted.


Sue Kessler (The Bushwick Starr)

2018-19 Season of programming

  • $ 200

  • certificate with your credentials

  • and opportunity to have your printed poster showcased at the exhibition in a theater in New York.

2 prize

Simona Vaškovičová (Buran Theater)

“World is a beautiful place” play. Dir Juraj Augustín

  • Winner certificate with your credentials


Jo Galloway

Actress, writer,

Jo Galloway is a multi faceted creative enthusiast and storyteller. Jo has performed lead roles in professional theatre productions such as “Cats,” “The Full Monty," "The Buddy Holly Story,” "Hairspray,” "Happily Ever Laughter," "African Footprint," "Look Back In Anger," "Some Girls," "Boeing-Boeing," "Perfect Wedding, " “All For Art,” and the Award nominated production “Infantryman In the Wardrobe,” which she also wrote and directed. Jo was nominated twice for her stage performances-the role of Demeter in "Cats," followed by Amber in "Hairspray."

She has most recently been working on the production and acting side of multi-camera comedy shows such as "ANTfarm," "Mighty Med," "Bunk'd,” "Gamers Guide," “School Of Rock” and the new CBS comedy “Fam.”


Fitz Patton

Fitz Patton has composed scores and created sound designs in New York at The Lincoln Center Festival, Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, The Public Theatre, The Atlantic Theater, Juilliard, Clubbed Thumb, The Flea, and Naked Angels, and regionally at New York Stage and Film, Dallas Theater Center, Philadelphia Theater Co., Calshakes, Baltimore Centerstage, Yale Repertory, Ensemble Theater of Cincinnati, Long Wharf, Arizona Theater, Co., Pasadena Playhouse, Pittsburgh Public Theater, American Players Theater and Coconut Grove among others. He has received an Outstanding Sound Design of a Play from the Drama Desk Award twice (When the Rain Stops Falling (2010); The Humans (2016)).


Yulia Yakushova
Designer, experiential

Yulia is a designer specializing in experiential marketing and live events. Her clients range from the European Comission for Culture to The International Olympics, United Nations, Bloomberg Philantropies, Rockefeller Foundation and the French presidency amongst others.

Yulia’s work has received international press coverage by WIRED, Marie Claire, USA Today and TV coverage in Japan and Europe.

Yulia is based in NYC and is currently working with WPP.