The ALPD Award for Excellence in Programming 2023

ALPD Award for Excellence in Programming 2023

This award is sponsored by ETC.

This is open for nominations by anyone. 

The criteria for nomination are:

They will have been pursuing full-employment as a programmer; they will have predominantly worked in the presentation of live performance in places of entertainment: i.e. on theatre, dance or opera productions in theatres and opera houses or on theatrical experiences in non-conventional spaces either in house or as a freelancer. They will have achieved a mastery of their chosen discipline.  They will have consistently delivered at a level of excellence throughout their career. They will have sought to promote best practice and technical excellence while delivering world class performance. They will be a great collaborator. They will be worthy of recognition.

All winners will be invited to the annual Lighting Showcase at Royal Central School for lighting and production professionals within the live entertainment sector, where they will be presented with their awards.

This is a fantastic opportunity to meet and network with designers, chief and production electricians, engineers, programmers and of course suppliers and our sponsors.

To nominate someone please download the form linked below and return it to

Entries will open on 23rd June and all submissions and nominations MUST be received before the closing date – Tuesday 31st October at Midnight!