2008 Australian Dance Awards

  1. Lifetime Achievement Award: Paul Hammond OAM

    Paul has given fifteen years of dedicated service to The Australian Ballet as an archivist, has served…

  2. Services to Dance: Dally Messenger and Karen van Ulzen

    Dally and Karen have made their mark on the Australian dance sector through one of the world’s best…

  3. Services to Dance Education: Helen Cameron

    Dedicated to raising the standards of dance education throughout Australia, Helen is responsible for…

  4. Outstanding Achievement in Choreography: Garry Stewart

    Garry Stewart’s choreography in Honour Bound depicts current, social and political issues…

  5. Outstanding Performance by a Company: Lucy Guerin Inc

    Lucy’s production is a moving but unsentimental embodiment of the frustrations, exhilarations and…

  6. Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance: Shaun Parker

    This is a beautifully integrated ensemble piece, combining dance and live music to create a unique…

  7. Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer: Lucinda Dunn

    Lucinda’s dancing is brilliantly assured across the genres and she sparkles with wilfulness and…

  8. Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer: Paul White

    With these brilliant and charismatic performances, Paul has established himself as one of our most…

  9. Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Dance, Musicals or Physical Theatre: Hugh Jackman

    Hugh’s portrayal of Peter Allen is dazzling, energetic and polished. His charisma, musicality and…

  10. Outstanding Achievement in Dance on Film or New Media: Sue Healey

    Will Time Tell is not only superbly choreographed and directed, but beautifully filmed and…