Black British Theatre Awards

BLACK BRITISH THEATRE AWARDS (BBTAS)

The UK’s only awards to celebrate the excellence and influence of black performers and creatives in the theatre industry.

ILLUMINATING ACHIEVEMENT IN THE PERFORMING ARTS

In 2024 we prepare for our 6th annual Black British Theatre Awards ceremony, celebrating excellence and and influence in our vibrant community. We’re thrilled to announce the Disney Theatrical Group as our headline sponsor and equally excited to unveil the Lyceum Theatre as our venue for 2024, igniting a new era of collaboration and creativity. If you are interested in sponsoring please get in touch.”

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The Black British Theatre Awards illuminate, celebrate and accelerate Black excellence in theatre.

WHEN?

Monday 4th November 2024

The Lyceum Theatre
21 Wellington St, London WC2E 7RQ

Awards ceremony tickets:

Gala £150 per ticket:

Support the ongoing activities of the Black British Theatre Awards by purchasing premium seats for the 5th anniversary ceremony and an invitation to join our nominees performers and presenters at the VIP drinks reception. Includes pre-drinks reception at 5.30PM. Theatre doors open at 6.30PM & Awards ceremony begins at 7.00PM. 

Enjoy early drinks with our nominees, VIP’s, presenters, press and sponsors.
Also, recipients will have the opportunity to mingle whilst photographers capture guests mingling, as well as press wall photography. Prime seating amongst the nominees in the stalls to watch the ceremony and performances.
Stalls £65 per ticket:

Please arrive at 6PM. Theatre doors open at 6.30PM & Awards ceremony begins at 7.00PM 

Circle £45 per ticket:

Please arrive at 6PM. Theatre doors open at 6.30PM & Awards ceremony begins at 7.00PM

Circle £30 per ticket:

Please arrive at 6PM. Theatre doors open at 6.30PM & Awards ceremony begins at 7.00PM

If you would like to support the BBTAs by attending the ceremony – access tickets here: 

ABOUT

Illuminate | We shine a light on the breadth and depth of Black talent in the UK theatre industry.

Celebrate | We honour the accomplishments of Black performers and creatives. We articulate how essential their contributions are to the success of theatre in the UK and around the world.

Accelerate | We support the development of Black theatre professionals. We advocate for equity, visibility and opportunity throughout the UK theatre sector.

We are excited to continue to introduce new initiatives which will future-proof the BBTAs work.  

These will include: Outreach Programmes, Workshops and Career Information, Mentorships & Lectures, Work & Training Placement Opportunities, Student Support at Participating Colleges, Industry Partnerships 

If you are not able to attend then please donate via our Fundrazr HERE

PARTNERS & SPONSORS

WHO WE WORK WITH

Continued support from our friends, partners and sponsors reflect our collective mission to create equity, visibility and opportunity throughout the UK theatre sector.

If you are interested in sponsoring our awards or our youth development programme, please get in touch.

2024 HEADLINE SPONSOR

Disney The Lion King

THANK YOU TO OUR 2023 SPONSORS

THANK YOU TO OUR 2023 SPONSORS

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