Presented by Ausdance

The annual Australian Dance Awards recognise and honour professional Australian dance artists who have made an outstanding contribution to dance.

Australian Dance Awards short lists announced for 2018 and 2019

This year's Australian Dance Awards will cover two years, 2018 and 2019, with winners to be announced online on Tuesday 8 December 2020. The complete short list, with background information and citations, can be found on the Ausdance National website (https://ausdance.org.au/news).


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Meet the selection panel for the 2020 Australian Dance Awards

  • Robina Beard OAM
    Panel Chair

  • Julie Dyson AM
    Panel advisor & nominations coordinator

  • Jeff Meiners
    Panel advisor

  • Lee Christofis
    Panel advisor

  • Annalouise Paul
    NSW

  • Nina Levy
    WA

  • Carol Wellman Kelly
    SA

  • Darren Spowart
    NSW

  • Lesley Graham
    TAS

  • Maggie Tonkin
    SA

  • Matthew Lawrence
    QLD

  • Michael Whaites
    WA

  • Michelle Potter
    ACT

  • Patrick Harding-Irmer
    NSW

  • Sebastien Ananian-Cooper
    SA

  • Terri-Ann White
    WA

  • Richard James Allen
    NSW

  • Philip Piggin
    ACT

  • Arun Munozz
    VIC

  • Rachael Wallis
    NT

  • Stephanie Glickman
    VIC

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