We’ve been nominated for seven National Dance Awards

We’re pleased to have recently been nominated for seven National Dance Awards, including Outstanding Company and Best Classical Choreography for Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Broken Wings (as part of She Said).

Congratulations to all of the nominees. The awards ceremony will take place Monday 6 February 2017. See the categories we were nominated in below:

Grishko Award for Best Female Dancer
Francesca Hayward (The Royal Ballet)
Ekaterina Krysanova (Bolshoi Ballet)
Laura Morera (The Royal Ballet)
Tamara Rojo (English National Ballet)
Zenaida Yanowsky (The Royal Ballet)

Go to photo Tamara Rojo as Frida in Broken Wings by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. Photo: © Laurent Liotardo

Stef Stefanou Award for Outstanding Company
Bolshoi Ballet
English National Ballet
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Northern Ballet
Scottish Ballet

Best Classical Choreography
[sponsored by The Ballet Association]
Annabelle Lopez Ochoa – Broken Wings (for English National Ballet)
Jean-Christophe Maillot – Taming of the Shrew (for Bolshoi Ballet)
Cathy Marston – Jane Eyre (for Northern Ballet)
Will Tuckett – Elizabeth (for The Royal Ballet)
Jonathan Watkins – 1984 (for Northern Ballet)

Go to photo Tamara Rojo as Frida in Broken Wings by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. Photo: © Laurent Liotardo

Emerging Artist Award
[Sponsored by The L&M Trust]
Reece Clarke (First Artist, The Royal Ballet)
Julie Cunningham (Freelance Choreographer)
Tierney Heap (Soloist, The Royal Ballet)
Katja Khaniukova (Junior Soloist, English National Ballet)
Vidya Patel (Guest artist, Richard Alston Dance Company)

Junior Soloist Katja Khaniukova in Le Corsaire (c) Photography by ASH

Junior Soloist Katja Khaniukova in Le Corsaire (c) Photography by ASH

Outstanding Female Performance (Classical)
[Sponsored by Lee McLernon]
Francesca Hayward (in Rhapsody for The Royal Ballet)
Ekaterina Krysanova (as Katherina in Taming of the Shrew for Bolshoi Ballet)
Martha Leebolt (as Julia in 1984 for Northern Ballet)
Tamara Rojo (as Frida Kahlo in Broken Wings for English National Ballet)
Zenaida Yanowsky (in the title role as Elizabeth for The Royal Ballet)

Go to photo Cesar Corrales as Ali in English National Ballet's production of Le Corsaire. Photo: © Laurent Liotardo

Outstanding Male Performance (Classical)
[Sponsored by The Office for Architectural Culture]
Tobias Batley (as Winston Smith in 1984 for Northern Ballet)
Cesar Corrales (as Ali in Le Corsaire for English National Ballet)
Chase Johnsey (in the title role as Paquita for Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo)
Vladislav Lantratov (as Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew for Bolshoi Ballet)
Irek Mukhamedov (as Diego Rivera in Broken Wings for English National Ballet)

Go to photo Tamara Rojo and Irek Mukhamedov in Broken Wings. Photo: © Laurent Liotardo