Australian Dance Awards


2016 Australian Dance Awards Winners

Posted on: 20/9/2016 6:30PM

Lore by Bangarra Dance TheatreThe 2016 Australian Dance Awards were presented to a packed and enthusiastic audience in the Heath Ledger Theatre of the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia on Sunday night, September 18. Amidst a full performance program, with West Australian dance companies featuring strongly, MC and Local ABC newsreader Briana Shepherd guided the presentation of 12 awards.


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Shortlist announced for the 2016 Australian Dance Awards in Perth

Posted on: 20/7/2016 2:00PM

2016 Australian Dance AwardsAusdance has announced that the Australian Dance Awards Selection Panel has further narrowed down the extensive list of nominations for the 2016 Dance Awards. The official shortlist has now been revealed three months after the longlist was posted.


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Longlist announced for 2016 Dance Awards

Posted on: 20/4/2016 7:00AM

2016 Australian Dance AwardsAusdance has announced that the Australian Dance Awards Selection Panel has narrowed the extensive list of nominations for the 2016 Dance Awards. The official shortlist will be announced in July, with final winners being formally announced at the 2016 Australian Dance Awards Ceremony in Perth on Sunday, September 18.


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Nominate for 2016 Australian Dance Awards!

Posted on: 12/2/2016 7:30AM

Age of Unbeauty in 2002Nominations for the 2016 Australian Dance Awards are open until Sunday, February 28. Head to the Dance Awards’ website to nominate memorable or outstanding performances, people or achievements from last year.


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Harlequin Floors reflects on 2015 Australian Dance Awards in Adelaide

Posted on: 16/9/2015 9:00AM

Harlequin Floors at 2015 Australian Dance AwardsAusdance and Harlequin Floors staged the 18th Australian Dance Awards on Saturday, September 12, bringing the prestigious event to Adelaide for the very first time. A great night was had by all, with outstanding performances from many, including Restless Dance Theatre, Melbourne City Ballet and Australian Dance Theatre.


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2015 Australian Dance Awards Winners

Posted on: 13/9/2015 12:00AM

Lucinda Dunn in Manon with The Australian BalletIn an evening that celebrated the best in Australian dance, the 2015 Australian Dance Awards brought together some of Australia’s best dancers, dance companies and dance elders to present 13 Awards and welcome two new members of the Hall of Fame.


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2015 Lifetime Achievement Award announced

Posted on: 19/8/2015 6:30PM

Australian Dance Awards 2015 Lifetime Achievement AwardThe Australian Dance Awards Committee recently announced that the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2015 will be presented to Marilyn Rowe OBE in recognition of a lifetime dedicated to dance. After an outstanding career as an internationally acclaimed principal artist with The Australian Ballet, Rowe dedicated her life to The Australian Ballet School and its students.


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Aus Dance Awards confirm performances

Posted on: 18/8/2015 4:30PM

Australian Dance Theatre in BirdbrainThe Australian Dance Awards have secured a stellar line-up of performances to guarantee the success of the first-time-ever presentation of the Australian Dance Awards in Adelaide. The line-up includes Australian Dance Theatre, Dancenorth, Melbourne City Ballet, Restless Dance Theatre and student dancers from Adelaide College of the Arts, Kurruru Youth Arts and the ADT Youth Ensemble.


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Harlequin continues to support Dance Awards

Posted on: 4/8/2015 7:00AM

2015 Australian Dance AwardsHarlequin Floors is set to continue as the main presentation sponsor for the Australian Dance Awards as the 2015 event moves to Adelaide on Saturday, September 12. In addition, Harlequin will also present a prize for the best performance at the 2015 Awards ceremony.


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Australian Dance Awards headed for Adelaide

Posted on: 21/7/2015 1:00AM

2015 Australian Dance AwardsThe Australian Dance Awards are bound for Adelaide for the very first time in 2015. The Awards celebrate the achievements of Australian dance companies and dancers in a night-of-nights event combining performances and Award presentations, and will feature past winners and notable guests hosted by well-known Adelaide identity Jane Doyle.


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Shortlist announced for 2015 Dance Awards

Posted on: 15/7/2015 7:15PM

2015 Australian Dance AwardsAusdance has announced that the Australian Dance Awards Selection Panel has further narrowed the list of nominations for this year’s Dance Awards. The final winners will be officially announced at the 2015 Australian Dance Awards Ceremony presented at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Adelaide on Saturday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m.


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Longlist announced for 2015 Dance Awards

Posted on: 16/4/2015 3:15PM

2015 Australian Dance AwardsAusdance has announced that the Australian Dance Awards Selection Panel has narrowed the extensive list of nominations for this year’s Dance Awards. The official shortlist will be announced in July, with final winners being formally announced at the 2015 Australian Dance Awards Ceremony in Adelaide on Saturday, September 12.


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Nominate for 2015 Australian Dance Awards!

Posted on: 6/1/2015 12:00AM

Dancers James Batchelor, Jame Vu Anh Pham and Joshua Mu in Stephanie Lake's award-winning Aorta, choreographed for Chunky MoveCalling all Aussie dancers and dance fans! You have until midnight on February 28 to submit nominations for the 2015 Australian Dance Awards. The 2015 awards will be presented by Ausdance SA on Saturday, September 12 in Adelaide.


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2014 Australian Dance Awards Recipients!

Posted on: 15/11/2014 1:30AM

Performer Ghenoa Gela rocking the house at the 2014 Australian Dance AwardsThe 2014 Australian Dance Awards were held at the Sydney Opera House last Sunday, November 9, and it was certainly an evening to remember! The whole event was a fantastic celebration rejoicing in the dance community’s busy year of stellar performances and unforgettable experiences. And the winners are...


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More Seats Released for Dance Awards!

Posted on: 6/11/2014 4:05AM

Australian Dance Awards ticketsMore seats have been released for the Australian Dance Awards this Sunday, November 9 at Sydney Opera House. This is your chance to see some of Australia’s most exciting dancers and companies come together for eight amazing performances, including exclusive dance previews and collaborations from ballet and contemporary to hip hop. Great seats are still available and tickets start at only $40!


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WIN tickets to the Australian Dance Awards!

Posted on: 22/10/2014 1:02PM

Australian Dance AwardsThe Australian Dance Awards are the industry’s night of night, where the best in Australian dance are honoured and celebrated. This year the Awards return to the Sydney Opera House, and Dance Informa is proud to be the Media Partner. Make sure to be there on November 9th to acknowledge the achievements of our industry and see a dazzling array of performances. Enter to win tickets....


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2014 Lifetime Achievement Award announced!

Posted on: 24/9/2014 1:00AM

Leigh Warren receives 2014 Lifetime Achievement AwardThe Australian Dance Awards have recently announced that the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to choreographer Leigh Warren, who previously directed Australian Dance Theatre and Leigh Warren Dance. Set for Sunday, November 9, this year’s gala ceremony will take place at the Sydney Opera House.


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Harlequin Floors hints at 'exciting plans'

Posted on: 6/9/2014 1:00AM

Harlequin Floors in AustraliaHarlequin Floors has confirmed it will be supporting the Australian Dance Awards as a partner for a third successive year alongside Ausdance NSW and the Sydney Opera House. The Awards will take place on Sunday, November 9 when professionals from the Australian dance community gather at the Sydney Opera House. Officials suggest that there are "some exciting plans for the evening!”


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Australian Dance Awards Nominees Named

Posted on: 13/8/2014 4:05AM

2014 Australian Dance AwardsThe 2014 nominees for one of the country’s most prestigious performing arts awards, the Australian Dance Awards, were announced today, giving a clear indication there is no shortage of talent on the national dance scene. As the professional dance industry’s pre-eminent annual awards program, the Australian Dance Awards recognise and honour dance artists, educators and administrators and feature 11 categories of achievement.


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The Australian Dance Awards Long Nominations List Announced

Posted on: 17/4/2014 10:00AM

Sydney Dance Company's Les Illuminations, with Katie Noonan. Photo by Ellis Parrinder.The Australian Dance Awards long nominations have been announced. The list celebrates the work of amazing artists and comes from over 600 nominations that were voted by you from across Australia. The finalists in each category will be announced later this year.


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Australian Dance Awards Return to Opera House

Posted on: 10/4/2014 5:55AM

Sydney Opera HouseAusdance NSW has announced that this year they will produce the Australian Dance Awards night, welcoming home the awards after seven years. The Australian Dance Awards will be held on Sunday the 9th of November at the Sydney Opera House. 


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Nominate for 2014 Australian Dance Awards!

Posted on: 8/2/2014 2:33AM

2014 Australian Dance AwardsDancers and dance enthusiasts have until February 28 to submit nominations for the 2014 Australian Dance Awards. The 2014 awards will be presented on Sunday, November 9 in Sydney.


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