Portfolio Advisory Day - Wednesday 2 December 2015

Posted on 23 Mon 11 2015

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

This event is aimed at stage design final year students, interested in designing for theatre, dance and opera, who are eligible to apply for the Linbury Prize for Stage Design 2017.

Bring your portfolio and meet representatives from the performing arts industry including designers, directors, and production managers. You will receive advice on the strengths and weaknesses they see in the presentation of your work. The purpose of a portfolio review is to guide and encourage your development as an artist and to offer information about how best to present your work.

Email linburyprize@nationaltheatre.org.uk to apply for one of the 60-minute slots in the day, which allows you the chance to meet two different mentors for 30 minutes each.

Be quick – places are very limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Available time slots:

10:30 Group A

11:30 Group B

12:30 Group C

14:30 Group D

15:30 Group E

16:30 Group F

17:30 END

2013 Awards ceremony at the National Theatre
2013 awards ceremony at the National Theatre

Madeleine Girling, photo by Sheila Burnett
2013 Winner, Madeleine Girling

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The twelve finalists will work on a design brief on an upcoming production from one of the four commissioning companies and exhibit their designs at the National Theatre. Four will win a commission to realise their designs with the participating companies, and one designer will be awarded the overall winner's title.

Twelve finalists for the Linbury Prize have been chosen and will soon be announced. Three designers will work with each of the following companies: Octagon Theatre Bolton, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Nuffield Southampton Theatres and Leeds Playhouse, to create a design for an upcoming production.

Candidates for the Linbury Prize can start submitting their portfolios from Wednesday 1 May. Deadline for submissions is Monday 1 Jul 2019.