Travis Alabanza and Battersea Arts Centre’s Beatbox Academy win at 2019 Total Theatre Awards
Travis Alabanza and Battersea Arts Centre’s Beatbox Academy are among the winners of the 2019 Total Theatre Awards at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The awards, which celebrate innovation in performance, were announced at a ceremony in Edinburgh on August 23.
A panel of 21 judges selected the winners from a shortlist, which was compiled after 403 shows were assessed over the first 11 days of the fringe.
The winners in full
Burgerz by Travis Alabanza at Traverse
Working on My Night Moves by Julia Croft and Nisha Madhan at Summerhall
Knot by Nikki and JD at Assembly
Staged by Circumference at Zoo
Seeking Unicorns by Chiara Bersani/Associazione Culturale Corpoceleste at Dance Base
Innovation, experimentation and playing with form
Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster by Battersea Arts Centre and BAC Beatbox Academy at Traverse
Tricky Second Album by In Bed with My Brother at Pleasance
Judges discretionary award
The End by Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas at Summerhall
Scottee: Fat Blokes by Scottee and Friends at Summerhall
The Forecast by Amy Bell at Dance Base
Significant contribution award
Jessica Brough for Fringe of Colour
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