Nominees Announced: December 22, 2016 | Awardees Announced: March 27, 2017
ISADORA DUNCAN DANCE AWARDS COMMITTEE AWARDEES, NOMINEES, AND HONOREES FOR 2015-2016 PERFORMANCE SEASON
In San Francisco, California, November 2016, The Isadora Duncan Dance Awards Committee announced the “Izzies” nominees and honorees for the 2015-2016 performance season, and celebrated 31 years of honoring local dance artists by acknowledging their outstanding achievements in dance.
The awards ceremony was held March 27, 2017 at the Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110. This was a free event, and it was open to the public. The doors opened at 6 pm with at Welcome Reception, and the Awards Ceremony will started at 7 pm. The following is a list of Nominees and Honorees by awards category.
The awardees are shown in boldface type.
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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