August 20, 2017 TOTAL AWARD shortlist 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!