NYCB's Ashley Bouder Takes Home a Benois de la Danse Award

Hollywood may have the Oscars, but ballet has the Prix de Benois de la Danse. Held every spring at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theater, the prestigious international awards ceremony recognizes dancers, choreographers, composers and designers for their extraordinary work on and off the stage. This year’s laureates, chosen by a jury, were announced during an awards ceremony […]

You'll Recognize These Benois de la Danse Nominees

Each year, the Benois de la Danse selects the best male and female ballet dancer and a top choreographer from an impressive group of international artists. But just because it draws on a worldwide talent pool doesn’t mean the names are all unrecognizable. This year’s Moscow-based awards highlight the performances of many Dance Magazine favorites—and […]

2016 Benois de la Danse Nominations Announced

Possokhov rehearsing Hero of Our Time with the Bolshoi’s Yekaterina Shipulina. Photo by Quinn Wharton. Nominees for the 2016 Benois de la Danse awards have been announced, and the list is a striking mix of dancers throughout the world. Posited by some as the Oscars of ballet, the prestigious awards honor a┬átop choreographer, male dancer […]

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