Dance Awards Nominees Announced

Australian Dance AwardsThe 2013 Australian Dance Awards shortlisted nominees have been announced in the lead up to the Australian Dance Awards ceremony at Canberra Theatre Centre on Monday, August 5th.


And the Nominees are:

Services to Dance
Shane Carroll
Geoff Cobham
David McAllister AM
Michael Pearce

Services to Dance Education
Dancenorth & Raewyn Hill
Jackie Hallahan
Vicki Thompson

Outstanding Achievement in Youth or Community Dance
Dancenorth for Small Dance Big Stories
fLiNG Physical Theatre for The Idea of South
Steps Youth Dance for Try Hard
Tracks for Eight to Eighty

Outstanding Achievement in Choreography
Rafael Bonachela for 2 One Another [Sydney Dance Company]
Force Majeure for Never Did Me Any Harm [Force Majeure & Sydney Theatre Company]
Anouk van Dijk for An Act of Now [Chunky Move]
Antony Hamilton for Black Project 1 [Antony Hamilton Projects]
Frances Rings for Terrain [Bangarra Dance Theatre]

Outstanding Performance by a Company
Australian Dance Theatre for Proximity
Australian Dance Theatre for Be Your Self
Bangarra Dance Theatre for Terrain
Sydney Dance Company for 2 One Another

Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance
Antony Hamilton for Black Project 1
Sue Healey for Variant
Jade Dewi Tyas Tunggal for Opal Vapour
Lisa Wilson for Lake

Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer
Sue Peacock for Harakiri [STRUT Dance]
Rachel Rawlins for Swan Lake [The Australian Ballet]
Vivienne Wong for Waramuk—In the Dark Night [The Australian Ballet]
Charmene Yap for 2 One Another [Sydney Dance Company]

Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer
Wen Chen for 2 One Another [Sydney Dance Company]
Daniel Riley McKinley for Terrain [Bangarra Dance Theatre]
James O’Hara for There’s Definitely a Prince Involved [The Australian Ballet]
Paul White for Anatomy of an Afternoon [Martin del Amo]
Kimball Wong for Proximity [Australian Dance Theatre]

Outstanding Performance in Commercial Dance or Musical Theatre
Leah Howard for Mary Poppins
Sian Johnson for A Chorus Line
The Company for Tap Dogs

Outstanding Achievement in Dance on Film or New Media
Richard Allen for Monk: Re-loaded
Peter Greig for Sharing Spaces: A day in the life of Sydney Dance Company
Sue Healey for Virtuosi
Claire Marshall for Pulse


To get your tickets to the Australian Dance Awards visit or call Canberra Theatre Centre Ticketing on 02 6275 2700.