Presented by Ausdance
Australian Dance Awards

Services to Dance

  • Jeff Busby (photographer)
  • Philippe Charluet (filmmaker)
  • Nicolette Fraillon (music director & conductor, The Australian Ballet)
  • Jennifer Irwin (costume designer)

Services to Dance Education

Outstanding Achievement in Community Dance

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Dance

Outstanding Achievement in Choreography

  • Narelle Benjamin Hiding in Plain Sight
  • Anouk van Dijk and Falk Richter Complexity of Belonging (Chunky Move)
  • Stephen Page Patyegarang (Bangarra Dance Theatre)
  • Garry Stewart Multiverse (Australian Dance Theatre)

Outstanding Performance by a Company

  • The Australian Ballet Chroma
  • Bangarra Dance Theatre Patyegarang
  • Chunky Move (with Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne Festival, Brisbane Festival and Théâtre National de Chaillot) Complexity of Belonging
  • Queensland Ballet Romeo & Juliet

Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance

Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer

Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer

Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Dance, Musicals or Physical Theatre

Outstanding Achievement in Dance on Film or New Media

  • Sue Healey The Golds
  • Claire Marshall Ward of State
  • Graeme Murphy & Philippe Charluet Graeme Murphy’s Heritage Collection (Sydney Dance Company)
  • Thomas Pollard & Nathan Smith Knock (Running Man Productions)
  • Kim Vincs The Crack Up (Deakin Motion Lab)