30 October 2015 at 10.56am | 3 Comments
The nominations for the National Dance Awards 2015 have been announced with The Royal Ballet receiving 14 nominations.
The awards span a broad range of genres within the art form, including flamenco and ice dance (included for the first time this year) alongside classical and contemporary dance.
First Artist Matthew Ball has been nominated for the Emerging Artist Award. Matthew is also nominated in the Outstanding Male performance category for his performance as Lensky in Onegin alongside Vadim Muntagirov for his performance in Symphonic Variations.
In the Outstanding Female Performance category four Royal Ballet dancers have been nominated - Lauren Cuthbertson for her performance in Song of the Earth, Alessandra Ferri for her role as Virginia Woolf in Woolf Works, Francesca Hayward for her performance in the title role in Manon and Laura Morera for her performance as Lise in La Fille mal gardée.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 25 January 2016.