Nijinsky Awards 2002, Monte Carlo
Posted 13 October 2002 - 02:04 AM
Female Dancer - Diana Vishneva, Alina Cojocaru, Tamara Rojo, Nina Ananiashvili, Aurelie Dupont, and Lucia Lacarra. (Sylvie Guillem was the winner last time in 2000.)
Male Dancer - Nicolas Le Riche, Carlos Acosta, Julio Bocca, Vladimir Malakhov, Dominique Mercy (Wuppertal Theater).
Christopher Wheeldon is a nominee for the category of emerging choreographer.
Posted 15 October 2002 - 09:35 AM
The Royal Ballet is very well represented on that list, too. NYCB is represented in the 'emerging choreographer' category (Wheeldon).
Too bad that the ceremonies won't be televised, a-la-Oscars and Tonys. I'm sure that the 'fashions' worn by Nijinsky nominees will be an improvement over those worn by celebs attending those gawd-awful MTV Awards!
Posted 15 October 2002 - 05:40 PM
Posted 17 October 2002 - 07:24 AM
Posted 17 December 2002 - 06:54 AM
Female Dancer: Lucia Lacarra
Male Dancer: Vladimir Malakhov
Choreographer: William Forsythe
Choreographic Production: La Belle, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, Jean-Christophe Maillot
Emerging Choreograper: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
Posted 18 December 2002 - 04:27 AM
The only disappointment was that there was no ballet dancing - the danced interludes were all danced by Savion Glover and his company, tapping their way through Stravinsky to Kurt Cobain.
Posted 18 December 2002 - 04:45 AM
W.C. Fields used to refer to Chaplin as "that damned ballet dancer!";)
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