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One Dance UK Awards Shortlist Announced

Fri 11 September 2020

TL staff and alumni nominated across five categories

The annual One Dance UK Awards unite, celebrate and acknowledge the people who have made an impact on the vibrant UK dance landscape.

This year, a judging panel of over 50 experts have whittled down submissions to a shortlist that includes multiple nominations for TL staff and alumni across the different categories.

Programme Leader for BSc Dance Science Sonia Rafferty and Dance Science alumni Manuela Angioi and Lucie Clements are all up for the Applied Dance Science Award. This recognises an individual making a significant positive impact on dancers’ health, wellbeing and/or performance.

Dance Science alum, Lecturer in Dance at TL and physiotherapist Katy Chambers and Dance Science alum Sofia Ornellas Pinto have both been nominated for the Dance Healthcare Practitioner Award recognising nominees’ exceptional clinical practice in their chosen specialism.

Fellow Dance Science alum Shantel Ehrenberg has been recognised for her dedication and motivation as an educator with a nomination for the Inspirational Lecturer at College, University of Conservatoire Award.

Charles Linehan, Reader in Choreography at TL and curator of the London International Screen Dance Festival, is nominated for the Research in Dance Award. This recognises the impact of his work on the way dance is seen, practiced, taught, created or experienced.

Finally, both dance alum Joss Arnott and Mobius Dance (led by fellow alum Gianluca Vicentini) are nominated for The People’s Choice Award, celebrating an individual or organisation who has made a significant contribution to the dance industry throughout the past year.

The public vote is now open for The People’s Choice Award – vote now.

Congratulations to all the nominees!

Read the full One Dance UK Awards shortlist.