VAULT Awards

Each year, VAULT Festival holds an Awards Ceremony in which multiple participants across the Festival are recognised for outstanding achievement. The shows and companies listed below have each brought something unique to the Festival and its community, and we’re proud to present them with the following awards.

Show Of The Week

Awarded to exceptional productions from the Theatre programme.

Monster by Worklight Theatre

Providence by Dominic Allen & Simon Maeder

Bicycles And Fish by Katie Arnstein & Tangram Theatre

YOU by Mark Wilson & Longsight Theatre

Sparks by Jessica Butcher

Good Girl by Naomi Sheldon

Ok, Bye by RedBellyBlack

Brilliant Jerks by LIPSINK

Origins Award

Awarded for outstanding new work from the Theatre programme.

Tumulus by Christopher Adams

To The End Of The World by Cat Loud

Boys by The Pappy Show

The De Nova Super by A Brilliant Everything

Still We Dream by Just Us Dance Theatre

The Strongbox by Stephanie Jacob & Lucy Richardson

A Hundred Words For Snow by Tatty Hennessy

Big Bad by Jodi Gray

People's Choice

Awarded to shows which capture the imagination & support of their audiences.

Fuck You Pay Me by Joana Nastari

Lamplighters by Neil Connolly

The Internet Was Made For Adults by Hitting The Wall Productions

I Have A Mouth And I Will Scream by Rafaella MArcus & Abi Zakarian

Stardust by Blackboard Theatre

Glitter Punch by Some Riot Theatre

Bury The Hatchet by Out Of The Forest Theatre

Caravan by Alias LDN

Festival Spirit

Awarded to companies who embrace the spirit of creativity, cooperation & kindness.

The People’s Rock by Nevertheless She

Madonna Or Whore by Holly Morgan

AI Love You by Heart To Heart Theatre

Breakfast by Wilson & Hart

Margaret Thatcher: Queen of Soho by Áine Flanagan Productions

Split by Tamar Broadbent & Emma Pritchard

Foreign Body by Imogen Butler-Cole

Tom & Bunny Save The World by Fat Rascal Theatre

Innovation Award

Awarded to shows which expand the scope of performance format or style at VAULT.

Wrecked by Fever Dream Theatre

Rubber by Pentire Street Productions

VOID by Rift

The Lifeboat by mostly harmless…

The Pendulum by The Tom Sawyer Effect

Revolution by Exit Productions

Becoming Shades by Chivaree Circus

NeverLand by The Guild Of Misrule

Family Show Of The Year

Awarded to the stand-out family production of VAULT 2018.

One Duck Down by Faceplant Theatre

Highly Commended

Awarded to shows deserving of special recognition.

Silk Road by Alex Oates & Shrapnel Theatre

The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Little Soldier Productions

Strawberry Starburst by Bram Davidovich & Kryptonite Theatre

Dietrich: Natural Duty by Peter Groom

Revelations by James Rowland

Vanishing Mankind by Simon Evans & David Aula

Gypsy Queen by Hope Theatre Company

Blackout by Gavin J Innes

The Boring Room by Olly Allsopp

An Act Of Kindness by Rascal Theatre

The Cat’s Mother by Wildcard

Finding Fassbender by Lydia Larson

WOLF by Lewis Doherty

Elsa by Isobel Roger

The Very Important Child by The Mostly Everything People

The Rain God by PRONK! Theatre

If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You by John O’Donovan

Trump! The Musical by Blowfish Theatre

Ad Libido by Fran Bushe

XNN Systems: Meet Market by Runhoratio

Testosterone by Rhum and Clay and Kit Redstone

MIA Daughters of Fortune by Mind The Gap

Paper. Scissors. Stone. by Katie Bonna

Red/Wolf by Áine Flanagan Productions

Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy by Wound Up Theatre

Treading Water by Kathryn Gardner

Father of Lies by Bête Noire Theatre

People Who Need People by Out Of Spite Theatre

Unburied by Hermetic Arts

Boots by Butcher & Dee and Small Things Theatre

A Girl and A Gun by Louise Orwin

The Talk by Neela Doležalová