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.

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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We are welcoming applications until 12 noon on Wednesday 8 July 2015.


The Driver's Seat, designed by Ana Ines Jabares Pita, the overall winner of the Linbury Prize 2013 opens soon. 

This World Premier production is adapted and directed by the National Theatre of Scotland’s Artistic Director, Laurie Sansom (Director of The James Plays) and features a highly distinguished cast of Scottish and international performers, including Morven Christie who creates the central role of Lise.

Venue:  National Theatre, South Bank, London SE1 9PX in the Duffield Studio (enter via Dorfman Theatre foyer)                                                          

This event is aimed at stage design graduates, interested in designing for theatre, dance and opera, who are eligible to apply for the Linbury Prize for Stage Design 2015.