2015 Australian Dance Awards

  1. Hall of Fame: Marilyn Jones OBE

    Marilyn Jones OBE, Australia’s first new prima ballerina of The Australian Ballet is an iconic figure…

  2. Hall of Fame: Dr Elizabeth Cameron Dalman OAM

    Nationally and internationally renowned as a director, choreographer, teacher and performer, Elizabeth…

  3. Outstanding Achievement in Dance on Film or New Media: Claire Marshall

    For a bold and engaging collaboration of dance and music with wonderful choreography and outstanding…

  4. Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Dance, Musicals or Physical Theatre: Gravity & Other Myths

    For a thrilling hour of daring feats of balance, strength and skill, impressive teamwork and creativity,…

  5. Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer: Waangenga Blanco

    For his impressive physicality, exceptional dance technique, powerful characterisation and a magnetism…

  6. Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer: Lucinda Dunn

    For an outstanding and radiant performance that showed flawless technique, artistry and intelligence;…

  7. Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance: Torque Show & Michelle Ryan

    For an exquisite, compelling and immersive production exploring intimacy and human relationships within…

  8. Outstanding Performance by a Company: Queensland Ballet

    For a captivating production that demonstrated excellent solo and ensemble work, brilliant costumes,…

  9. Outstanding Achievement in Choreography: Narelle Benjamin

    For beautifully sculpted and clever choreography presenting a fascinating exploration of identity,…

  10. Outstanding Achievement in Youth Dance: STEPS Youth Dance Company

    For a well-constructed work that was polished, powerful, poignant and a real celebration of youth…

  11. Outstanding Achievement in Community Dance: Tracks Dance Company

    For a large-scale, captivating, cross-cultural dance performance fusing contemporary and traditional…

  12. Services to Dance Education: Tanya Pearson OAM

    For her dedication to excellent teaching for over 50 years, for expanding her students’ vision through…

  13. Services to Dance: Jeff Busby

    For his generosity and extraordinary talent in capturing the spirit of dance and dancers through his…

  14. Lifetime Achievement Award: Marilyn Rowe OBE

    After an outstanding career as an internationally acclaimed principal artist with The Australian Ballet,…