2011 Australian Dance Awards

  1. Hall of Fame: Keith Bain OAM

    Keith spent his early years doing Scottish and ballroom dancing in Wauchope, NSW and after graduating…

  2. Lifetime Achievement Award: Robina Beard OAM

    Robina has excelled in many different roles throughout her life as a dancer, performer, director,…

  3. Services to Dance: Ruth Osborne

    For her superlative teaching and wide-ranging services to dance for over four decades; for an outstanding…

  4. Services to Dance Education: Valda Craig

    For her passionate advocacy for the inclusion of dance in the curriculum; for her inspiring work in…

  5. Outstanding Achievement in Youth Dance: QL2 Dance

    For the joy and vitality of the many young performers, and for the deep understanding of personal…

  6. Outstanding Achievement in Choreography: Rafael Bonachela

    For a delicate combination of skill and vision to create an exquisitely crafted, beautifully balanced…

  7. Outstanding Performance by a Company: Expressions Dance Company

    For the dancers’ beauty and technical excellence in telling a powerful emotional story with great…

  8. Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance: Narelle Benjamin

    For a well-realised, multi-layered and sophisticated piece; for her ingenious use of design elements…

  9. Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer: Amy Hollingsworth

    For her incredible technique, outstanding articulation, clever variation of dynamics and powerful…

  10. Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer: Daniel Gaudiello

    For a dashing, elegant and mature portrayal of Franz; for his youthful joie de vivre, beautiful technique,…

  11. Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Dance, Musicals or Physical Theatre: Alinta Chidzey

    For her sassy and charismatic portrayal of Anita; for great singing, nimble and skilful dancing, great…