1998 Australian Dance Awards

  1. Services to Dance Education: Joan Halliday OAM & Monica Halliday OAM

    Joan and Monica Halliday have been leading the way in ballet teaching in Australia for decades. Their…

  2. Lifetime Achievement Award: Dame Margaret Scott DBE

    Margaret played a pivotal role in the formation of the Australian Ballet in 1962 and then as Founding…

  3. Lifetime Achievement Award: Valrene Tweedie OAM

    Valrene’s performance career began as a very young dancer with Ballets Russes companies, with whom…

  4. Services to Dance: Tony Geeves

    A dancer and physiotherapist, Tony undertook extensive and valuable research on dance injury, prevention…

  5. Outstanding Achievement in Choreography: Stephen Baynes

    Stephen’s choreography demonstrates great sensitivity, expertise and musicality. At the Edge…

  6. Outstanding Achievement in Choreography: Dein Perry

    Dein is showing Australia and the world a new style of tapping that is distinctly Australian, completely…

  7. Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer: Djakapurra Munyarryun

    Djakapurra is a charismatic and captivating performer, whether he is playing the didgeridoo, singing…

  8. Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer: Damien Welch

    Damien is an extraordinary talent whose expressive and powerful style have made him a critically acclaimed…