The 58th Annual DANCE MAGAZINE AWARDS announced
THE 58TH ANNUAL DANCE MAGAZINE AWARDS ANNOUNCED
Monday December 7, doors open at 7 PM; Program begins at 7:30 PM
Ailey School, 405 West 55 Street, 5th floor
For tickets: Nicole Bugge, 212.979.4872 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW YORK, October 16, 2015 – Dance Magazine honors five exceptional artists at The Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 West 55th Street) in Manhattan on Monday, December 7, 2015. Event begins at 7:30 PM, followed by a reception.
The recipients are an illustrious group from various sectors of the dance world, and this is the first year we are honoring a flamenco artist. The five awardees are
** flamenco artist Soledad Barrio
** American Ballet Theatre principal and budding choreographer Marcelo Gomes
** former ballerina and current artistic director of National Ballet of Canada Karen Kain
** dance archivist, writer and historian David Vaughan and
** founding artistic director of Urban Bush Women Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.
Mikhail Baryshnikov will present to Ms. Kain; Millicent Johnnie to Ms. Zollar, Julie Kent to Mr. Gomes, Martín Santangelo to Ms. Barrio and Valda Setterfield to Mr. Vaughan.
Performers will include Soledad Barrio with flamenco musicians playing live, members of Urban Bush Women and dancers from ABT.
The Dance Magazine Awards recognize outstanding men and women whose contributions have left a lasting impact on the dance world. A list of previous recipients of the Dance Magazine Award, dating back to 1954, is attached.
About Dance Magazine
Dance Magazine’s editorial mission is to inspire dance students, professionals and educators to excel at the art of dance. For 87 years, Dance Magazine has provided insight and practical information as well as news, interviews and beautiful, original photography. Dance Magazine illuminates the art form on a global scale, often breaking ground with fiercely personal accounts of life as a dancer.
Dance Magazine is published by DanceMedia, LLC, whose properties include: Dance Magazine®, Dance Spirit®, Dance Teacher®, Pointe®, Dance Retailer News™, associated websites and the all-dance, video and news website www.dancemedia.com