ADA 2017 Winners

Lifetime Achievement
Helen Herbertson

Services to Dance
Jennifer Irwin

Services to Dance Education
Kim Walker

Outstanding Achievement in Community Dance
Liz Lea with Canberra Dance Theatre, National Museum of Australia, Dance for Parkinson’s ACT and KAGE for Great Sport!

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Dance
Catapult Dance The Flipside Project for In Search of the Lost Things

Outstanding Achievement in Choreography
Lucy Guerin for The Dark Chorus
[Lucy Guerin Inc]

Outstanding Performance by a Company
Bangarra Dance Theatre for OUR Land People Stories

Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance
Liesel Zink for The Stance

Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer
Ako Kondo for Coppélia [The Australian Ballet]

Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer
Benjamin Hancock for The Dark Chorus [Lucy Guerin Inc]

Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Dance, Musicals or Physical Theatre
Jack Chambers for Singin’ in the Rain [TEG Dainty, Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, David Atkins Enterprises & Michael Cassel Group]

Outstanding Achievement in Dance on Film or New Media
The Samaya Wives for The Knowledge Between Us

Peggy Van Praagh Choreographic Recipient
Kristina Chan