This year SMA will once again be presenting The David Ayliff Award for Lifetime Achievement in Stage Management as part of our Awards event at ABTT Theatre Show on 23rd June at 1.45PM. Nominators, suporters, and selected nominees and their guests will be invited to the event.

Nominations are invited for any stage manager, teacher or leader (not limited to SMA members) whose achievement across a career had had a lasting impact on the industry and/or legacy for the future.

Nominators are invited to include support from industry colleagues and groups, such as casts, producers, student groups or colleges in support of their nominee. #NatSMAwards22

Nomination form for the David Ayliff Award 2022 (Word form)

Nominations will close on 24th May 2022.

Successful nominators and nominees will be notified as soon as possible after that date. The Winner(s) of the Award will be announced at the event on the 23rd June