Awards / Research and Leadership Awards

Distinction in Dance Award


Nominations Due
March 15, 2018

An annual award that is made to an individual whose professional, artistic or scholarly work has made a significant contribution to the field of dance.

Lynne Garafola receiving the 2017 Distinction in Dance Award: a landmark scholar, teacher and mentor who has helped shaped the field of dance history for 30 years.

The Distinction in Dance is an annual award that is made to an individual whose professional, artistic or scholarly work has made a significant contribution to the field of dance. We welcome nominations for individuals whose work in some way has significantly altered or influenced the field of dance; this may range from either a single influential article or dance work, for example, or may be the sum of a lifetime's work.

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