total theatre awards shortlist 2019


Total Theatre & Theatre Deli Award for an Emerging Company / Artist


Burgerz - Travis Alabanza Hackney Showroom (England), Traverse


Life is No Laughing Matter - Demi Nandhra (England), Summerhall

Sex Education - Harry Clayton-Wright (England), Summerhall

STYX - Second Body (England), Zoo

YUCK Circus - Underbelly and YUCK Circus (Australia), Underbelly

Total Theatre & Cambridge Junction Award for Physical / Visual Theatre


Working On My Night Moves - Julia Croft and Nisha Madhan with Zanetti Productions (New Zealand), Summerhall


Die! Die! Die! Old People Die! - Ridiculusmus (England). Summerhall

Limb(e)s - Ci Co (Canada), Assembly

Total Theatre & Jacksons Lane Award for Circus


Knot - Nikki & JD / Jacksons Lane (England), Assembly

Staged - Circumference (England), Zoo


Contra - Laura Murphy (England), Summerhall

Jelly or Jam - Ampersand (Australia), Underbelly

Raven - Chamaleon Productions in association with Aurora Nova (Germany), Assembly

Super Sunday - Underbelly and Race Horse Company (Finland), Underbelly

Total Theatre & The Place Award for Dance


Seeking Unicorns - Chiara Bersani / Associazione Culturale Corpoceleste (Italy), Dance Base


Ensemble - Robbie Synge and Lucy Boyes (Scotland), Dance Base

For now we see through a mirror, darkly - Ultimate Dancer (Scotland), Greenside

Six Feet, Three Shoes - Slanjayvah Danza (Scotland), Dance Base

Steve Reich Project - Isabella Soupart / MP4 Quartet (Belgium, Dance Base

Total Theatre & Rose Bruford Award for Innovation, Experimentation & Playing with Form


Total Theatre & Theatre in the Mill for Innovation, Experimentation & Playing with Form


Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster - Battersea Arts Centre and BAC Beatbox Academy (England), Traverse

Tricky Second Album - In Bed with My Brother (England), Pleasance


Are we not drawn onward to new erA – Ontroerend Goed: Theatre Royal Plymouth, Vooruit, Richard Jordan Productions, BiB with Zoo, Zoo (Belgium)

Below the Blanket - Cryptic (Scotland), Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Louder Is Not Always Clearer - Mr and Mrs Clark featuring Jonny Costen (Wales), Summerhall

Nightclubbing - Rachael Young (England), Summerhall

The Canary and the Crow - Daniel Ward and Middle Child (England), ROUNDABOUT@ Summerhall

The Accident Did Not Take Place - YESYESNONO (England), Pleasance

Judges Discretionary Awards for Late Opening Shows


The End - Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas (England), Summerhall

Scottee: Fat Blokes - Scottee & Friends Ltd (England),Assembly 

The Forecast - Amy Bell, presented by The Place (England), Dance Base

Significant Contribution

Jessica Brough and Fringe of Colour