Breaking Ballet NEWS | National Dance Award winners 2011

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Today the winners of the National Dance Awards 2011 were announced at Sadlers Wells, London.  Recently I published the full list of finalists.

Patron of the Awards, Dame Beryl Grey says: “I am delighted that the awards are now entering their second decade and have established an important, permanent and valuable place in the annual dance calendar. They set out to celebrate the richness and variety of dance work presented on stage each year, nurturing innovation and acknowledging excellence. I offer my congratulations to all those dancers and choreographers and companies who have been nominated for awards and now especially to the winners. Your creative energies and remarkable achievements have been justly recognized. Well done.” 

The winners are :

The De Valois Award for Outstanding Achievement

Alastair Spalding

Jann Parry

THE DANCING TIMES AWARD FOR BEST MALE DANCER

Ivan Vasiliev, Bolshoi Ballet

BEST FEMALE DANCER

Natalia Osipova, Bolshoi Ballet 

BEST CLASSICAL CHOREOGRAPY

Liam Scarlett, The Royal Ballet, for Asphodel Meadows (award presented by Monica Mason) 

BEST MODERN CHOREOGRAPHY

Russell Maliphant for Afterlight 

BEST FOREIGN DANCE COMPANY

The Bolshoi Ballet 

OUTSTANDING FEMALE PERFORMANCE (CLASSICAL)

Martha Leebolt, Northern Ballet 

OUTSTANDING MALE PERFORMANCE (CLASSICAL)

Vadim Muntagirov, English National Ballet (award collected by Wayne Eagling)

OUTSTANDING FEMALE PERFORMANCE (MODERN)

Pieter Symonds (Rambert Dance Company) 

OUTSTANDING MALE PERFORMANCE (MODERN)

Daniel Proietto

OUTSTANDING COMPANY

Rambert Dance Company (award presented by David McAllister of The Australian Ballet)

DANCE UK JANE ATTENBOROUGH INDUSTRY AWARD

Gill Clarke MBE

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3 Responses to “Breaking Ballet NEWS | National Dance Award winners 2011”

  1. May Says:

    All well deserved, I reckon!

  2. Diana Mieczan Says:

    I totally agree with May…All really well deserved and wish you a lovely evening my dear
    Kisses

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