This week Angstrom Lighting announced the 2006 Angstrom Award for Lifetime Achievement in Lighting Design presented by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle. The $1,000 cash award which recognizes career achievement in lighting design will be presented to Christian Epps during the 38th annual Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle awards ceremony at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood March 19.

“For fourteen years we have joined the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle in recognizing an outstanding lighting designer, and we are thrilled to be presenting this year’s award to Christian,” says Frans Klinkenberg, president & CEO of Angstrom Lighting. “As long-term members of the community, it is always an honor for Angstrom to be involved in meaningful awards that recognize leaders in the lighting industry.”

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle was founded in 1969. It is dedicated to excellence in theatrical criticism and the encouragement and improvement of theatre in Greater Los Angeles. The membership consists of critics reviewing theatres for a variety of websites, radio stations, newspapers, and magazines.