Announcing the 2021 Dance Magazine Award Honorees

Given the challenges of the past 18 months, the opportunity to celebrate the living legends of our field feels even sweeter than usual. Today, we are thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2021 Dance Magazine Awards. With the selection committee’s continued focus on diversity, we honor the artistry, the integrity and the resiliency that […]

Meet the 2020 Dance Magazine Award Honorees

Since 1954, Dance Magazine has celebrated the living legends among us with the Dance Magazine Awards. This year, in light of deep reflections on racial equity inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the selection committee decided to take a close look at exactly who the magazine has honored over the past seven decades. Unsurprisingly, […]

Press Release: 2020 Dance Magazine Award Recipients Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Nicole Buggé [email protected] (New York, NY) September 21, 2020—Dance Media Foundation (dancemediafoundation.org) in conjunction with Dance Magazine, announced today the honorees for the 63rd annual Dance Magazine Awards: Carlos Acosta, Debbie Allen, Camille A. Brown, Laurieann Gibson and Alonzo King. The Chairman’s Award will go to Darren Walker. The Harkness […]

Celebrating the 2020 Harkness Promise Awards

A partnership between Dance Magazine and the Harkness Foundation for Dance, the Harkness Promise Awards recognize choreographers in their first decade of professionally presenting their work. The net proceeds from the Dance Magazine Award ceremony fund the Harkness Promise Awards, which include a $5,000 unrestricted grant, along with 40 hours of studio space and ongoing […]

Dance Magazine Award Honoree: Camille A. Brown

This week we’re sharing tributes to all the 2020 Dance Magazine Award honorees. For tickets to our virtual ceremony taking place December 7, visit dancemediafoundation.org. Although Camille A. Brown has been well praised by fans, colleagues and critics, although the sheer number of awards, commissions and other honors she has received over the past two […]

Dance Magazine Award Honoree: Alonzo King

This week we’re sharing tributes to all the 2020 Dance Magazine Award honorees. For tickets to our virtual ceremony taking place December 7, visit dancemediafoundation.org. You can’t mistake Alonzo King’s dances. Performed with utmost confidence and uncommon grace, they offer sky-high extensions, unexpected shifts of position and fractured lines that dissolve into velvety descents or […]

Dance Magazine Award Honoree: Laurieann Gibson

This week we’re sharing tributes to all the 2020 Dance Magazine Award honorees. For tickets to our virtual ceremony taking place December 7, visit dancemediafoundation.org. Some choreographers have signature steps. Laurieann Gibson has a signature sound: “boom, kack,” the count-cum-catchphrase familiar to everyone who’s anyone in the commercial dance world. “The boom is something I […]

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