ballet awards best ballet companiesWith the ballet season unfolding, and the 2016-2017 season being announced… it is time to start nominating the best of the best from around the world…. Feel free to either comment for your nominations or write into

Awards to be announced in July.




The categories are for the 2015-2016 Season

Best Premiere of a New Work

Best Repertory for the 2015-2016 Season

Best Reprisal of a Classic Work

Best Costuming for a performance

Best Lighting and/or Set Design

Best Collaboration

Most Innovative Company

Most Inspiring Company

Company Contribution to the World

New or Returning Presence to the International Ballet Scene

Best Pas De Deux Couple

Dancer of the Year

Student of the Year

Choreographer of the Year


  1. David King says:

    Nominees for Dancer of the Year thus far… feel free to add!

    Olga Smirnova, Bolshoi Ballet
    James Whiteside, ABT
    Steven McRae, Royal Ballet
    Misty Copeland, ABT
    Stella Abrera, ABT
    Tiler Peck, NYCB
    Robert Fairchild, NYCB and American In Paris
    Michaela DePrince, Het/Dutch National Ballet
    Beckanne Sisk, Ballet West
    Evgenia Obraztsova, Bolshoi Ballet/ Royal Ballet
    Amber Scott, Australian Ballet
    Guillaume Cote, National Ballet of Canada
    Amar Ramasar, NYCB
    Lia Cirio, Boston Ballet
    Nicoletta Manni, Teatro la Scala


  2. Colette says:

    Nomination for Best Premiere of a New Work AND for Best Lighting Design: “Signature” by PNB
    Choreography: Price Suddarth
    Lighting design: Randall G. Chiarelli
    Costume: Mark Zappone
    Premiere: November 6, 2015


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