*Please note that applications for all categories are currently suspended due to COVID-19 whilst we assess alternative plans for the 2020 Awards. We will announce these in due course.*
- Achievement in Dance
- Achievement in Opera
- Best Design
- Best Director
- Best Musical Production
- Best New Play
- Best Performance in a Musical
- Best Performance in a Play
- Best Play Revival
- Best Show for Children and Young People
- Best Supporting Performance (in a musical or play)
Throughout the year, Organisation Members can champion their outstanding productions for the On Stage awards categories by using our new Productions' Calendar
to let members and the judging panels know about your production. At the end of the eligibility period (31 August) all UK Theatre members will then be able to nominate (via an online survey) one outstanding production/creative and/or performer in each of the On Stage categories. These will then be given to the On Stage Judging Panel for consideration.
- Digital Innovation
- Excellence in Arts Education
- Excellence in Inclusivity
- Excellence in Touring
Organisation members can submit their applications throughout the year - the forms are available in the tab below. These application will then be voted on by the Off Stage Judging Panel to determine shortlisted nominees and winners.
UK's Most Welcoming Theatre
UK Theatre Organisation Members are now invited to tell us why you’re a welcoming theatre in three ways; your place, your people and your programme. Application forms are available in the tab below - there is no longer a public vote for this award.
Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre
Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre will continue to be awarded be the UK Theatre Board.
Gielgud Award for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts
We will continue to work with the Shakespeare’s Guild to present the Gielgud Award.