Recognizing Excellence in Theater and Dance
Presentation of Winners To be Held ~ Monday, February 11, 2019
Hosted by Michael Riedel @ Walter REade Theater at Lincoln Center
FROM THE FOLKS AT – The Clive Barnes Foundation, under the leadership of former Royal Ballet soloist Valerie Taylor-Barnes, announced today the finalists and date for the 9th Annual Clive Barnes Awards. Hosted by New York Post columnist and WOR radio personality Michael Riedel, the presentation of the annual awards recognizing excellence in theater and dance will take place on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 3:00pm at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center (165 West 65th Street).
The finalists for this year’s Theater Artist Award are Edmund Donovan(Lewiston/Clarkston), Ian Duff (Dutch Masters), Will Roland (Be More Chill), andAna Villafañe (Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties).
This year’s Dance Artist Award finalists are Joo Won Ahn (American Ballet Theatre),Zoey Anderson (Parsons Dance), Erez Milatin (New York Theatre Ballet) andSebastian Villarini Velez (New York City Ballet).
Upon today’s announcement, Valerie Taylor-Barnes, President of the Clive Barnes Foundation, said, “This year’s roster of finalists each, through their extraordinary stage work, captured the type of passion and artistry that so inspired Clive, as well as everyone on the selection committee. On behalf of my fellow trustees, I applaud these rising stars for their wonderful skill and talent.”
The winners will be announced during the ceremony on February 11, 2019.
All finalists receive a cash prize of $500, while the winners will each receive an award of $5,000.