Total Theatre have released their shortlist for the 2017 awards. We are delighted that 11 of the 22 shortlisted are Summerhall shows.
The Total Theatre Awards participate in a peer led, peer-to-peer process of critical dialogue and debate exploring excellence and evolving form in contemporary performance.
Within the Emerging Category for shows by an Emerging Artist/Company shortlisted:
Power Ballad: Julia Croft & Nisha Madhan
Within the Circus Category for the Total Theatre Award for circus shortlisted:
No Show: Ellie Dubois
Within the Dance Category for the Total Theatre Award for dance shortlisted:
Arab Arts Focus Dance Bouble Bill: Shaymaa Shoukry & Yazan Iwidat
Within the Innovation, Experimentation & Playing with Form category shortlisted:
£¥€$ (LIES): Ontroerend Goed, Big in Belgium, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Vooruit, Richard Jordan Productions.
Break Up (We Need to Talk): Binge Culture
Give Me Your Love: Ridiculusmus
Our Carnal Hearts: Rachel Mars
Palmyra: Bertrand Lesca & Nasi Voutsas
salt.: Selina Thompson
The Believers Are But Brothers: Javaad Alipoor
The Shape of the Pain: China Plate, Rachel Bagshaw & Chris Thorpe
Congratulations to all of the shortlisted companies and good luck next week!