The annual Australian Dance Awards recognise and honour professional Australian dance artists who have made an outstanding contribution to Australian dance. Learn more about the Australian Dance Awards.

The awards are a project of the Australian Dance Council—Ausdance Inc.

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Featured Australian Dance Award winners

  • Meryl Tankard

    For an intimate and uplifting film about Meryl Tankard’s long-time friend and colleague Michelle Ryan—a testament to a dancer’s transformative…

  • Bangarra Dance Theatre

    For this uplifting, intense and beautiful double bill, incorporating myriad choreographic styles performed by an ensemble of versatile and superb dancers. …

  • Lucy Guerin

    For an innovative, sophisticated and surprising work inspired by the film noir aesthetic and meticulously crafted by a visionary choreographer.