The recipients are an illustrious group from various sectors of the dance world, and this is the first year we are honoring a flamenco artist. The five awardees are
** flamenco artist Soledad Barrio
** American Ballet Theatre principal and budding choreographer Marcelo Gomes
** former ballerina and current artistic director of National Ballet of Canada Karen Kain
** dance archivist, writer and historian David Vaughan and
** founding artistic director of Urban Bush Women Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.
Mikhail Baryshnikov will present to Ms. Kain; Millicent Johnnie to Ms. Zollar, Julie Kent to Mr. Gomes, Martín Santangelo to Ms. Barrio and Valda Setterfield to Mr. Vaughan.
Performers will include Soledad Barrio with flamenco musicians playing live, members of Urban Bush Women and dancers from ABT.
The Dance Magazine Awards recognize outstanding men and women whose contributions have left a lasting impact on the dance world.
The event will be held at The Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 West 55th Street)
Monday, December 7, 2015.
Event begins at 7:30 PM, followed by a reception.
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