Nominations Open for the One Dance UK Awards

Nominations for the One Dance UK Awards 2019 are now open, the sector support organisation for dance. The 24 Awards have been chosen to recognise the outstanding contribution of people working in the dance sector. This annual event is an opportunity for people from across the dance sector to unite, celebrate, acknowledge and reward the people who have made an impact on the vibrant UK dance landscape.

Categories for 2019 include:
Outstanding Dance Programming Award
Innovation in Dance Award – sponsored by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Dance Writing Award
Dance on Screen – Impact Award – sponsored by Marquee TV
Best Use of Dance by a Brand Award
Outstanding Dance Teaching Award (primary and secondary)
Inspirational Community Dance Practitioner Award
Inspirational Work in Education Award (for organisations) – sponsored by ISTD
Inspirational Lecturer at College, University or Conservatoire Award
Rising Star Award (Dance Teaching)
Dance Healthcare Practitioner Award
Dance Science Award
Research in Dance – Impact Award
Dance Advocacy Award
People’s Choice Award
Dance Personality of the Year Award – sponsored by The Place
Dance of the African Diaspora Lifetime Achievement Award – supported by Derrick Anderson
Lifetime Achievement in South Asian Dance – sponsored by Akademi
Lifetime Achievement in Dance Education/Participation Award
Jane Attenborough Award – Outstanding Contribution to Dance

One Dance UK is the organisation leading the way to a stronger, more vibrant and diverse dance sector. It supports all those working in the sector to achieve excellence in dance performance, education and management. It advocates for the increased profile and importance of dance in all its diverse forms and settings, works to enhance dancers’ health, wellbeing and performance and identify gaps, provide opportunities and improve conditions for dance to be learnt, discussed and seen. The aim is to secure dance’s prominence in the cultural landscape of the future.