Awards

For outstanding lifetime contributions to arts and culture.

Inaugurated in 2012 and presented with Chopard, the Abu Dhabi Festival Award is given annually to individuals for outstanding lifetime contributions to arts and culture. The Abu Dhabi Festival Award has become the benchmark of cultural excellence.

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2020 Abu Dhabi Festival Awards

Norma Lerner, Honorary Chairman of the Cleveland Orchestra Board of Trustees and Chairman of The Lerner Foundation

 

Christo Javacheff, the land artist who has authored many iconic environmental artworks

 

Yehia Al Fakharani, one of the most sought after theatrical producers and actors in the Arab World

 

Paloma O’Shea, Founder and Current Principal of the Reina Sofía College of Music

 

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  1. A stipend will be provided to selected supers for rehearsal and performance days as well catering service throughout.

 

  1. Applicants MUST confirm availability for company auditions and commit to attending ALL REHEARSALS prior to the performances.

 

        AUDITION (in Emirates Palace) for final selection of supers

 

        REHEARSALS (in Emirates Palace)

 

        PERFORMANCES (in Emirates Palace)

 

  1. Applicants are encouraged to mention their preferred roles upon application, however final assignment decisions will be made by ADF and ABT.

 

        MARKET LADY x 2 (FEMALE)

 

        ELEGANT/ GRAND LADY x 4 (FEMALE)

 

        BRIDESMAID x 4 (FEMALE)

 

        MONK x 4 (MALE)

 

         MALE BUTCHER x 2 (MALE)

 

        ELEGANT GENTLEMAN x 2 (MALE)

 

        MALE ESCALUS GUARD x 2 (MALE)