The UK Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards 2016

The full list of prizewinners – Congratulations to all winners!

Emerging artist
Matthew Ball, The Royal Ballet

Jane Attenborough dance UK award
Tamara McLorg

Best classical choreography
Wayne McGregor for Woolf Works, for the Royal Ballet

Best modern choreography
Crystal Pite for Polaris, for Sadler’s Wells

Outstanding female performance (classical)
Laura Morera as Lise, in La Fille Mal Gardée, for the Royal Ballet

Outstanding male performance (classical)
William Bracewell as Le Roi Soleil, in The King Dances, for Birmingham Royal Ballet

Outstanding female performance (modern)
Zizi Strallen, as Lana in The Car Man, for New Adventures

Special award for exceptional artistry
Israel Galván

Best independent company
Rosie Kay Dance Company

Best female dancer
Alessandra Ferri

Best male dancer
Vadim Muntagirov

Outstanding company
New Adventures

De Valois awards for outstanding achievement
Sylvie Guillem
Caroline Miller

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Emerging artist … Matthew Ball, seen here with Sarah Lamb in Woolf Works by the Royal Ballet. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian

Read more about it in the Guardian:

http://www.http://www.theguardian.com/stage/dance-blog/2016/jan/25/national-dance-awards-rosie-kay-and-crystal-pite-lead-the-charge#img-7theguardian.com/stage/dance-blog/2016/jan/25/national-dance-awards-rosie-kay-and-crystal-pite-lead-the-charge

Author: ballettlovers

I danced ballet as child, albeit with little success. Despite this, my passion for ballet and dance has carried into adulthood. I still love to watch ballet performances and would love to share my passion with you.

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