- The Naledi Theatre Awards: Executive Directors Award went to Basil Jones for Warhorse.
- Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards: Best Puppetry Design to Janni Younge for the Ouroboros puppets
- Rae Smith and Handspring Puppet Company won BEST DESIGN in the Toronto Theatre Critics Circle Awards.
- DORA Award for OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN Costume Designer RAE SMITH, Puppet Design, Fabrication and Direction Adrian Kohler with Basil Jones for Handspring Puppet Company.
- The 2011 Special Tony Award.
- The Special Achievement award from the Outer Critics Circle to Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler.
- With the Warhorse creative team, the Outer Critics Cirlce Award and Drama Desk Award for thrilling stage craft.
- A Recognition of Achievement Award from the Equine Heritage Institute to Handspring Puppet Company for Bringing the War Horse Alive.
- The Molteno Award (Gold) from the Cape Tercentenary Foundation.
- Olivier Award for Design of Warhorse with Rae Smith.
- Evening Standard Theatre Award for the Design of Warhorse with Rae Smith.
- London Critics Circle Theatre Award for the Design of Warhorse with Rae Smith.
- Tshwane University of Technology Life-Time Achievement Awards to Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler for their contribution to the Entertainment Industry.
- Fleur du Cap Award for the Best Technical Contribution to Theatre for the Chimp Project.
- Vita Special Award for the Opera for ll Ritorno D’Ulisse.
- Artes Award for Art Direction for Spider’s Place – a 13 part television series on science education.
- Vita Award for the Production of the Year of a new South African Play, Set and Costumes for Faustus in Africa.
- Vita Award for the Production of the Year of a new South African Play, Costumes, Sets, Lighting and Direction for Woyzeck of the Highveld.
- Vita Award for the Production of the Year of a Play in the new South African Play for Starbites.
- Special/ Discretionary Vita Award for the contributions to South African Theatre.
- Vita Award for the Production of the Year of a Play in the Cape for A Midsummer Night’s Dream.