Nominate them to be treated like a star for a night.
We want you to nominate a friend, colleague, teacher or family member who inspires or inspired a love of theatre in you.
How to enter
Submit a 30 second video OR 250 words of text telling us about the person, using the form below.
Our four favourites will be invited to the Olivier Awards with Mastercard on Sunday 8 April 2018 at the Royal Albert Hall, where they will enjoy a VIP experience.
All entries must be submitted by midnight on Friday 16 February 2018.
Each winner (and one guest) will enjoy:
• The chance to walk the red carpet
• A special champion plaque, presented during our live red carpet show
• A drinks reception upon arrival at the Royal Albert Hall
• Fantastic seats to watch the ceremony
• Access to the after party
• An overnight stay at the 5 star Rosewood Hotel
In addition, in the lead up to the night, we will be inviting our four inspirational champions to be part of a short film about their love of theatre, which we will showcase during our red carpet show.
Nominate your champion below
Meet the 2017 Be Inspired Champions
2017’s Be Inspired champions were:
• Harry Gabriel, Stagedoor Keeper at the Shaftesbury Theatre for over 35 years;
• Mark Thorburn, who dedicated his career to championing theatre as a teacher and youth Artistic Director;
• Janet Hudson-Holt, Costume Supervisor for the world’s longest running stage show, The Mousetrap, for 15 years;
• Stuart Clements, drama teacher at a specialist school for children;
• Edwin Shaw, a friend and mentor to many in the theatre industry marking 60 years in show business, and;
• Sally-Anne Coleman, a performer, choreographer and director who brought joy to many through her work at a youth theatre group.
You can find out more about them here.