The Stage Awards 2018

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Theatre is not short of awards ceremonies. But most focus on the stars, the West End glitz, the people whose names are already up in lights. When we launched The Stage Awards, we wanted a ceremony that recognised the full scope of British theatre.

Since then, our winners have included major national and international organisations such as the National Theatre and Sonia Friedman Productions, but also companies from across the British Isles, touring companies, fringe theatres located in back rooms above pubs, casting directors, stage managers, box office managers, a wardrobe manager… we believe in celebrating the whole of UK theatre.

Nominations for The Stage Awards 2018, in association with Integro Insurance Brokers Ltd, are now open. Any performing arts organisation, regardless of size, can be nominated and self-nomination is encouraged.

Nominations close November 19, 2017.

Our open nomination process allows anyone to put forward their favourite buildings, schools, companies and individuals, while an industry focus group helps steer the shortlist.

The shortlist is not decided by public vote, nor by the number of nominations we receive. The final cut is selected by a panel of senior editorial figures at The Stage and aims to celebrate the finest theatre achievements of the past year.

All nominees will be invited to The Stage Awards ceremony at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London, on Friday January 26, 2018, where the winners will be announced.

The Stage Awards are presented in association with Integro Insurance Brokers Ltd.

The categories for The Stage Awards 2018 in association with Integro Insurance Brokers Ltd are:

  • Regional Theatre of the Year sponsored by Evolution Productions
  • London Theatre of the Year sponsored by Managed Networks
  • Fringe Theatre of the Year sponsored by encoreinsure.com
  • Theatre Building of the Year
  • Producer of the Year sponsored by PRG XL Video
  • School of the Year sponsored by TodayTix
  • International Award sponsored by Ambassador Theatre Group
  • Innovation Award sponsored by Charcoalblue
  • Sustainability Award sponsored by GDS
  • Unsung Hero sponsored by White Light

Click here to find out more about the categories and our sponsors

Headline sponsor

The Stage is hugely proud of its association with Integro Insurance Brokers Ltd which helps to make The Stage Awards a special event

Integro

Integro Insurance Brokers are an international insurance brokerage operating from offices spread across the UK and USA. Recognised as world leaders in our field our major Entertainment & Sport practice specialise in designing insurance policies that meet the needs and special requirements of theatres & venues, bands & artists of all stature,  film & TV production companies, sports governing bodies, teams and players,.

We have provided insurance for over 65% of the West End productions & advise approximately 130 theatres and venues in the UK. We provide advisory and risk management services to prestigious West End and Broadway theatre productions, national & international stage production companies and theatres & many fringe venues throughout the UK. Our clients include: theatres, arts & multimedia venues, producers & production companies, dance companies, management companies, equipment hire companies, management consultants, event management & production & set builders.

Our team of experts meet the insurance needs of those engaged right across the entertainment industry – we are always happy to provide a quotation and advice, if you would like more information visit www.integrogroup.com.

Integro Insurance Brokers are extremely proud to be sponsoring The Stage Awards for a fifth year and would like to wish the nominees in each category of the awards the very best of luck.

Category sponsors

The Stage is delighted with the extensive support shown to The Stage Awards by our category sponsors

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Supporters

The Stage is extremely grateful to all of The Stage Awards supporters

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