Partners and Supporters

Without our wonderful partners and supporters, LIFT 2024 would not be possible. Thank you.

Principal Supporters

Arts Council England

City of London


British Council

Cockayne / London Community Foundation

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Foyle Foundation

Goethe Institute

Maria Bjornson Memorial Fund

National Culture and Arts Foundation (NCAF)

The Garrick Club Charitable Trust

The Leche Trust

Institut Francais

Commissioning Partners

Clean Break Theatre Company

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Taipei Performing Arts Centre

Presenting and Producing Partners

Brixton House

Royal Court Theatre

Sadler's Wells

Science Gallery London

Southbank Centre

The Dutch Church (NederlandseKerk)

The Financial Times


Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Lotus Events

Venue LDN

National and International Touring and Co-Producing Partners

Brighton Festival, Canada Council for the Arts, Holland Festival (Amsterdam), Le Lieu Unique (Nantes), Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, Riksteatern (Stockholm), Sheffield Hallam University, Staatstheater Meinz, Taipei Arts Festival, The Shed (New York), Theaterformen (Hanover), Théâtre National Wallonie-Bruxelles, Why Not Theatre (Toronto)

Individual Supporters

A huge thank you to all our valued donors and members, your support and generosity means the world to us:

Aaron Gordon, Alan Strong, Ali Redford, Angela McSherry, Anna Ledgard, Craig Hassall, David Philip, Eleanor Bowler, Enni-Kukka Tuomala, Francis Christeller, Gabriel Vogt, George Kessler, Helen Gush, Inge-Vera Lipsius, Joanna Procter, Joanne Williams, John Atherton, Lehna Dimitropoulou, Lew Hodges, Martin Harrison, Richard Hudson, Richard Huntingdon, Rose Fenton, Simon London.

Big Give Supporters

Alan Strong, Bernard Donoghue, Francis Christeller, Isabelle Acred, Jennifer Agutter, Jessica Denning, Kris Nelson, Lew Hodges, Robin Saphra, Stella Kanu.

Special Thanks

Huge thanks to all LIFT Trustees and Patrons, Stella Kanu, Sarah Sansom, Alice Sewell, Isabelle Acred, Maria Goldrin, and all LIFT alumni and past team members who have helped shape this year’s festival. As well as all volunteers, friends, and family who have given their time and support to LIFT 2024.

LIFT 2024 Volunteers

A standing ovation must also go to the many volunteers who made LIFT 2024 possible: