Applications open and companies announced for The Linbury Prize 2015

Posted on 05 Fri 06 2015

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

The four commissioning companies taking part this year are Royal Court Theatre, Traverse Theatre, Nuffield Theatre, Southampton and Lyric Theatre, Belfast. It's really fantastic to have such a geographical mix represented this year. Click on the names to visit the company websites to find out more about the work they do.

To find out more about the application process and how to apply, visit our Information for Candidates page.

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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

The winner of the 2015 Linbury Prize for Stage Design has been announced as Grace Smart, whose winning design for Saint Joan will be produced at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast next year.

The twelve finalists have been given the opportunity to work with four production companies, and four of the twelve have won a commission to realise their designs with the participating companies: