ACA Members’ Awards are a way of recognising the work of individuals and organisations whose names may not hit the headlines. They are very much the heroes and heroines of children’s arts.
The 2016 Members’ Awards were presented on 10 November 2016 at the Radio Theatre, BBC Broadcasting House, London, to
Julian Butler, Composer
Nick Graham, Stage Manager at Polka Theatre for Children
Tom Jelley, Software Developer at Widgit, who helped develop a range of graphic symbol resources to help young children with learning disabilities understand and enjoy performances of music, ballet and pantomime.
Annemarie Macdonald, co-director of Theatre Alibi
Miao Miao Yu, Founder of Bach to Baby
The 2015 Members’ Awards were presented on 5th November 2015.
Carolyn Mairi L. Forsyth, Producer at the Unicorn Theatre,
Sahana Gero, creator of Heart Beat Music Academy and
Daniel Jamieson, playwright for Theatre Alibi.
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of TIE, Trustees Awards went to internationally acclaimed playwrights,
The 2014 Members’ Awards were presented on 13 November 2014 at the Radio Theatre, BBC Broadcasting House, London, to
Lindsay Baker, Manager of The egg theatre, Bath
Rikki Beadle-Blair, AD Team Angelica
Benedict Eccles, Artistic Producer Sixth Sense Theatre for Young People
Annie James, Costume Supervisor Polka Theatre
Mandy Mallen, Head of Box Office Polka Theatre
Joss Matzen, Stage Manager and Designer M6 Theatre
The Oily Cart Creative Team
The 2013 Members’ Awards were presented at the Unicorn Theatre, London, to
DARYL BEETON, Artistic Director of Kazzum
JO BELLOLI, Early Years Theatre Specialist
LOUISE BETTS, Bath Festivals and 5x5x5=creativity
PEPE HART, Headteacher
SHARON SNAYLAM, Head of Department Leeds secondary school
IVAN STOTT, AD Hiccup Theatre
The 2012 Members’ Awards were presented on 20 October at BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London, to
Ellen Bianchini MBE, Founder of The Spark children’s arts festival
Toni Carter, Headteacher
Kate Cross, Director, the egg
Tara Hartley, Director, Musical Tree House
Maria Hayes, Artist
Claire Lawson, Teacher
Anthony Pedley, Actor
Peter Sanders, Headteacher
Tanny Stobart, Director, Play Torbay
Susan Stranks, Campaigner for children’s radio
David Turvey, Headteacher
The 2011 Members’ Awards were presented on 4 September at The Little Angel Theatre, London, to
Sue East, Headteacher, St Andrew’s CE Primary School, Bath
Chris Elwell, Half Moon Theatre
Suzie Lowe and Alexandra Hingst
Stewart and Mary McGill, Playbox Theatre
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The 2010 Members’ Awards were presented by Shirley Hughes, the winner of that year’s J.M.Barrie Award, to:
Allie Spencer, Nottingham Playhouse
Big Brum Theatre in Education, Birmingham
Chris Thompson, The Place
Laura Jane Ogilvy, London Children’s Ballet
Penny Hay, 5x5x5=creativity
Stephen Midlane, Polka Theatre.
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