Outstanding Performance by a Company

  1. 2016: Bangarra Dance Theatre

    For this uplifting, intense and beautiful double bill, incorporating myriad choreographic styles performed…

  2. 2015: Queensland Ballet

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

  3. 2014: The Australian Ballet

    For a captivating, theatrical and inspired performance incorporating beautiful and challenging choreography,…

  4. 2013: Sydney Dance Company

    For breathtakingly fluid solos, duets and group work that showcase the dazzling virtuosity, technical…

  5. 2012: Bangarra Dance Theatre

    For exceptional technique, strong ensemble work, and consistent, powerful and theatrical portrayal…

  6. 2011: Expressions Dance Company

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

  7. 2010: Bangarra Dance Theatre

    The Bangarra dancers have wonderful integrity, intense dramatic power and perform together with great…

  8. 2009: Force Majeure

    The Age I’m In is a provocative and captivating theatrical experience, incorporating a…

  9. 2008: Lucy Guerin Inc

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

  10. 2006: Australian Dance Theatre

    Devolution is virtuosic, adventurous, risky and inventive. The dancers do a stunning job…

  11. 2005: Force Majeure

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

  12. 2004: Australian Dance Theatre

    Held is a brilliant collaboration between choreographer and photographer Lois Greenfield. The dancers…

  13. 2003: Sydney Dance Company

    With Petronio’s challenging and new style of choreography, the Sydney Dance Company performers are…

  14. 2002: Australian Dance Theatre

    This is an inspiring and fascinating piece of work. The dancers work brilliantly with all the other…

  15. 2001: The Australian Ballet and Sydney Dance Company

    Australia’s two leading dance companies relish in the variety of dance styles that this piece…

  16. 2000: The Australian Ballet

    The company performs Forsythe’s stylised movement with accuracy, power and simplicity—from the…

  17. 1999: Leigh Warren and Dancers

    This is a joyous and harmonious company to watch. The performances this year were invigorating, entertaining,…