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The Linbury Prize is the UK's most prestigious award for Stage Design.

A unique opportunity for graduating designers, the Prize offers twelve finalists the chance to work with some of the UK's leading theatre, opera and dance companies.

Read all the information for candidates for the 2017 Prize

Four winners will be selected, each of whom will gain a professional commission and win a cash prize.

Read about one winner's experience of Linbury Prize, from application to announcement.


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This year the twelve finalists are: Laura Albeck, Emily Bates, Basia Binkowska, Eleanor Bull, Abby Clarke, Dylan Howells, Maxwell Nicholson-Lailey, Sonya Plenefisch, Khadija Raza, Fin Redshaw, Jessica Staton and Jasmine Swan.

We are delighted to announce that Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, The Mercury Theatre, Colchester, Phoenix Dance Theatre, and Unicorn Theatre will be 2017's four commissioning theatre companies.

For further information on these companies, visit our Companies page.

We are delighted to announce the Judges for 2017 Prize as:

Tom Piper, Rae Smith and Nicky Shaw


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