Talli Jackson, of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company; Lloyd Mayor and Xiaochuan Xie, both of the Martha Graham Dance Company; and Calvin Royal III, of American Ballet Theater, were nominated for the dance award.
A panel of experts will select one winner from each field; winners will be announced at a ceremony Jan. 6, 2014, at 3 PM at the Walter Reade Theater. This year's Theater Award will be presented by Susan Stroman, and this year's Dance Award will be presented by Wendy Whelan.
The Clive Barnes Foundation and awards are named for dance and theatre critic Clive Barnes, who died in 2008.
Deaf West’s production of SPRING AWAKENING floored the critics when it premiered in California, prompting the Los Angeles Times to write, "It's hard to enumerate all the ways in which Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING is so very, very good." Now this unapologetically brilliant new production is coming to New York.