December 22, 2016
ISADORA DUNCAN DANCE AWARDS COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES NOMINEES AND HONOREES FOR 201516 PERFORMANCE SEASON
San Francisco, California, November 2016 The Isadora Duncan Dance Awards Committee announces the “Izzies” nominees and honorees for the 20152016 performance season. This year the Isadora Duncan Dance Awards Committee will celebrate 31 years of honoring local dance artists by acknowledging their outstanding achievements in dance.
The winners will be honored at an awards ceremony to be held March 27, 2017 at the Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110. This is a free event, and it is open to the public. The doors open at 6 pm with at Welcome Reception, and the Awards Ceremony will start at 7 pm. The following is a list of Nominees and Honorees by awards category.
Outstanding Achievement in Choreography
Outstanding Achievement in Performance – Individual
Outstanding Achievement in Performance – Ensemble
Outstanding Achievement in Performance – Company
Outstanding Achievement in Music/Sound/Text
Outstanding Achievement in Visual Design
Outstanding Achievement in Restaging / Revival / Reconstruction
Special Award Honorees
Sustained Achievement Honorees
The Isadora Duncan Dance Awards, known locally as the Izzies, are awarded annually to acknowledge exceptional creative achievements in the performance and presentation of dance. Awards are given in nine categories to honor the dancers, choreographers, designers, composers, dance companies, dance scholars and other individuals who have made important contributions to the San Francisco Bay Area’s thriving dance community.
During each 12-month performance cycle, running September 1 – August 31, the Committee collectively views over 400 eligible performances. The final nominees and honorees are selected at an annual voting meeting held in September after the close of the viewing cycle. Member profiles and lists of previous nominees and award winners are available online at www.izzies.org. The Izzies Committee is supported by donations from individuals, groups, and the Zellerbach Family Foundation.
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