“We must uplift and recognise those who are not fairly represented and awarded for their undeniable talents.”
Miriam Teak- Lee
ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE FOR PRODUCTIONS THAT FALLS WITHIN THE TIMEFRAME CRITERIA:
1ST AUGUST 2018 TO 1ST AUGUST 2019. ALL ARTISTS AND WORK MUST HAVE BEEN STAGED IN A THEATRE WHO ARE MEMBERS OR AFFILIATE MEMBERS OF SOCIETY OF LONDON THEATRES (SOLT). PLEASE SEE LIST HERE:
Defining Black British Theatrical nominees for BBTA.
People of African diaspora and of mixed-black African and Caribbean heritage, born or raised for the large part of their life in Britain or resident for at least three years.
Defining Black Theatre Productions for BBTA.
Productions must have a cast where a minimum of 50% are of African diaspora and of mixed-black African and Caribbean heritage and/or the production should be based on black subject matter.
Award Group Category
(body of work)
Light and Sound Recognition Award
Set Design Recognition Award
Costume Design Recognition Award
Book and Lyrics Recognition Award
Musical Director Recognition Award
Best Director Award for a Play or Musical
Best Producer Award
Best Choreographer Award
Best Opera Production Award
Best Dance Performance Award in a dance production
Best Dance Production Award
Best Male actor in a play
Best Female actor in a play
Best Supporting Male actor in a play
Best Supporting Female actor in a play
Best production Play
Best Male actor in a Musical Award
Best Female actor in a Musical Award
Best Supporting Male actor in a Musical Award
Best Supporting Female actor in a Musical Award
Best Musical Production Award
Best Teacher of performing arts as a subject Award. Teaching at a UK primary school, secondary school or sixth college, extra curricular school as well as a vocational colleges.
BEST RECENT GRADUATE AWARD, THIS NOMINEE MUST HAVE GRADUATED FROM A CDMT FULLY ACCREDITED COLLEGE IN JULY 2018 AND HAVE SECURED THEIR FIRST ROLE IN A SOLT THEATRE WITHIN THE NOMINATION TIME FRAME CRITERIA. SCHOOLS WILL EACH HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO NOMINATE ONE STUDENT.
LIFETIME RECOGNITION AWARD, THIS CATEGORY TO RECOGNISE A PERSON WHO HAS MADE AN OUTSTANDING AND PIONEERING CONTRIBUTION TO THE THEATRE INDUSTRY AND WILL BE CHOSEN BY THE BBTA PANEL.