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National Dance Awards 2017

21 November 2017

On 21 November 2017 The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle announced the nominations for the 18th National Dance Awards and we are delighted to share that Matthew Bourne's production of The Red Shoes has been nominated for two awards.

Matthew Bourne for ‘The Red Shoes’ nominated for Best Modern Choreography
Ashley Shaw as Vicky Page in ‘The Red Shoes’ nominated for Outstanding Female Performance (Modern) 

In announcing the awards, the chairman of the Dance Section, Graham Watts OBE, said:

“Once again, these short-listed nominees come from a long list of almost 500 dancers, choreographers, other creatives and companies nominated by professional dance critics, during 2016/17."

The winners will be announced at a lunchtime ceremony to be held in Central London on Monday 19 February 2018.

The event will also play host to the De Valois Award for Outstanding Achievement and the One Dance UK Industry Award, given in memory of Jane Attenborough, for both of which there are no prior nominations.

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