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Xander Parish has been named Emerging Male Dancer of 2014 at the Premia La Danza Léonide Massine in Positano. Oksana Skorik was named Emerging Female Dancer of 2014.

 

Steven McRae also received an award as male Dancer of the Year and Olga Smirnova as female Dancer of the Year. Christopher Wheeldon was named Choreographer of the Year.

 

Here is the full list:

 

o                                Lifetime achievement award 2014 – Mats Ek and Ana Laguna 

o                                Choreographer of the year Award – Christopher Wheeldon (The Royal Ballet, London and New York City Ballet)

o                                Prix Benois-Massine Moscow-Positano – Mariko Kida (Royal Swedish Ballet)

o                                Dancer of the year Award on the international scene – Olga Smirnova (Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)

o                                Dancer of the year on the international scene – Steven McRae (The Royal Ballet, London)

o                                Emerging on the international stage Dancer – Oksana Skorik (Mariinsky-Kirov, Saint Petersburg)

o                                Emerging on the international stage Dancer – Xander Parish (St. Petersburg Mariinsky Kirov)

o                                Dancer of the year on the contemporary scene – PeiJu Chien Pott (Martha Graham Dance Company, New York)

o                                Dancer of the year on the contemporary scene – Alvaro Dule (Random Dance, London)

o                                Classical Dancer of the year on the Italian scene - Carlo Lanno (formerly Milan’s La Scala, the San Francisco Ballet today)

o                                Contemporary Dancer of the year on the Italian scene – Giuseppe Comuniello (Virgilio Sieni Danza)

o                                Prix Massine Legacy– Elizabeth Souritz (Biography di Léonide Massine)

o                                Premio all’Alta formazione di danza “Luca Vespoli” – Larissa Anisimova (Presidente Fondazione Accademia nazionale della danza, Roma)

 

http://www.thewonderfulworldofdance.com/ana-laguna-xander-parish-oksana-skorik-steven-mcrae-honoured-in-italy

 

Edited to say that, although I have put this in the Xander Parish thread, given that a number of other dancers are mentioned, administrators may feel it should be elsewhere. If so, please feel free to move it.

Edited by Bluebird
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Who else was up for consideration in the categories?

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Who else was up for consideration in the categories?

 

I've tried, without success, to find the answer to this question.  Perhaps one of our Italian readers might be able to help?

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In that case, I'll definitely move the last 3 posts to a new thread, because I doubt many of our Italian readers will be paying particular attention to a thread about Xander :)

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