Set and costume designer Bunny Christie, choreographer Richard Alston and actor Sophie Okonedo are among those to be recognised in the New Year honours list 2019.
Alston, who stepped down as artistic director of the Place earlier this year, was awarded a knighthood for services to dance.
Others in the performing arts industry to receive the highest honour included comedian, actor and writer Michael Palin, who was also awarded a knighthood, and model, singer and actor Lesley Lawson – known as Twiggy – who was made a dame.
Okonedo, who recently starred alongside Ralph Fiennes in Anthony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre, was awarded an CBE for her services to drama.
Choreographer Anthony Van Laast, former director of London’s Riverside Studios David Gothard and Veronica Lewis, who used to be principal of the London Contemporary Dance School, were also recognised with CBEs.
Christie was given an OBE, in recognition of her services to theatre, with others to be awarded this honour including actor Thandie Newton.
Dance producer Farooq Chaudhry, composer Shirley Thompson, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland head of jazz and Scottish National Jazz Opera artistic director Tommy Smith, and director Alby James were also given OBEs.
Founder and artistic director of Ballet Cymru Darius James also received this honour for services to ballet and community dance.
Figures from theatre and dance also received MBEs in the New Years Honours list 2019.
These included Sujata Banerjee, founder of Sujata Banerjee Dance Company, which promotes South Asian dance, as well as executive director of Talawa Theatre Company Natasha Bucknor.
Founder of Theatre Peckham Teresa Early, playwright Carol Leeming and English Touring Opera head of education Timothy Yealland were also given MBEs.
Others given this honour were development director at the Old Vic Vivien Wallace, former chair of the board of Guildhall School of Music and drama John Bennet, and Oldham based drama tutor David Johnson.
Figures from the dance world to be recognised with MBEs included Irene Hayes, who runs Superarts Academy of Performing Arts in Southwark, Babette Langford, who is the mother of Bonnie Langford and runs a musical theatre school, dancer and choreographer Pratap Pawar and ballet dancer Anita Young.