2005 Australian Dance Awards

  1. Hall of Fame: Ross Stretton

    Ross began his dance training as a tap dancer in Canberra before taking up ballet at the age of seventeen.…

  2. Hall of Fame: Colin Peasley OAM

    Colin is the longest serving member of The Australian Ballet, joining it at its foundation in 1962…

  3. Hall of Fame: John Lanchbery OBE

    John was one of the world’s leading conductors and possibly the most prolific arranger of music…

  4. Lifetime Achievement Award: Kathryn Lowe

    Kathryn was a dynamic and influential advocate for Australian dance for many years, especially in…

  5. Services to Dance: Mark Gordon

    As director of the Australian Choreographic Centre, Mark has been instrumental in facilitating numerous…

  6. Services to Dance Education: Jenny Kinder

    Jenny was the founding director of Australia’s first dance-in-education company, Tasdance. Over…

  7. Outstanding Achievement in Choreography: Graeme Murphy AO

    Grand is a clever, unusual and compelling collaboration between musician and choreographer…

  8. Outstanding Achievement in Choreography: Wendy Houstoun, Narelle Benjamin, Brian Carbee, Julie-Anne Long, Michael Whaites

    The choreography for In the Dark combines language and movement in a way that is direct,…

  9. Outstanding Performance by a Company: Force Majeure

    The powerhouse dancers are pushed to their limits of emotional expression, athleticism and speed in…

  10. Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance: Julie-Anne Long and Sam James

    This was a unique, remarkable and entertaining collaboration amongst some outstanding artists of various…

  11. Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer: Margrete Helgeby

    Margrete is a dancer of exceptional technical skill, versatility and maturity. In this production…

  12. Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer: Dein Perry

    Dein has got it all—charm, strength, stamina, exuberance, sex appeal, rhythm and a brilliant tapping…

  13. Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Dance, Musicals or Physical Theatre: Josef Brown

    Josef looks like he was made for this role. Not only is he a technically brilliant dancer, he is an…

  14. Outstanding Achievement in Dance on Film or New Media: Gina Czarnecki and Garry Stewart

    Gina and Garry combine bodies, choreography and film to make a poetic, moving digital sculpture “……