Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming
- Oona Doherty, Maud Le Pladec, Dada Masilo for Festival d’Avignon
- July 9, 2022 – July 26, 2022: The Festival d’Avignon in Avignon, France will be presenting works by Oona Doherty (female), Maud Le Pladec (female), Dada Masilo (female) and 9 other male artists.
- Dana Genshaft for The Washington Ballet – Program: NEXTsteps
- October 12, 2022 – October 16, 2022: The Washington Ballet will present NEXTsteps, triple bill featuring new works by Dana Genshaft (female), Silas Farley (male), and Andile Ndlovu (male).
- Ina Christel Johannessen for Danish Dance Theater – Program: Roaring Twenties
- January 18, 2023 – January 28, 2023: Danish Dance Theater will present Roaring Twenties, a double bill featuring works by Ina Christel Johannessen (female) and Pontus Lidberg (male).
- Micaela Taylor for Acosta Danza at The Royal Opera House – Program: Spectrum
- January 23, 2023 – January 30, 2023 Acosta Danza will present Spectrum, a program featuring a world premiere work by Micaela Taylor alongside works by Carlos Acosta (male), Yaday Ponce (female), Juanjo Arqués (male), Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (male), Beatriz Garcia (female), Raul Reinoso (male), and Goyo Montero (male).
- Hope Boykin for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago – Series: Elements
- March 23, 2023 – April 22, 2023: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago will present Elements, a series featuring two separate programs featuring world premiere works by Hope Boykin (female) and Thang Dao (male), alongside works by Lar Lubovitch (male), Kyle Abraham (male), Azure Barton (female), Osnel Delgado (male), and Spenser Theberge (male).
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- English National Ballet School Announced Amanda Skoog as new Executive Director
- Effective August 31, 2022, English National Ballet School has announced that Amanda Skoog (female) will succeed Jon Singleton (male) as executive director of the school. Singleton stepped down January 31, 2022 and Maggie Morris (female) has acted as Interim Executive Director from February 2022 – July 2022.
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Outstanding Artists (lighting, music, tech, design, etc.)
- 2022 Keir Choreographic Award Winners Announced
- July 3, 2022: The Keir Choreographic Award winners were announced. This program provides a “fully paid opportunity for eight independent Australian artists to develop and share works with audiences and an esteemed jury of dance luminaries” as well as substantial monetary prizes for the winners. Tra Mi Dinh (female) was awarded the Keir Choreographic Award and $50,000, while Jenni Large was awarded the People’s Choice Award and $10,000
- For more information about the artists and their work see the links below
- Meg Stuart at Bolzano Danza 2022
- July 17 & 19, 2022: Meg Stuart’s work Cascade will be presented as part of the 2022 Bolzano Danza Festival in Bozen, Italy.
- For more information about the artist see the link.
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