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2016 DanceCrushes Announced!

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After much deliberation over so many fantastic performances in the last year, we are thrilled to announce our 2016 DanceCrush Awards.


Randy Ford for powerful performance

Palms for incredible design

A Glimmer of Hope or Skin or Light for outstanding overall production

This and This Too for performance and choreography

Cold Side (of the Pillow)  for performance and choreography

Anatomy of an Accident for potent melding of theatre and dance

an attic an exit for performance and choreography

Black Like Me for performance and choreography

And our Reader’s Choice Award:

What’s Poppin’ Ladiez? for trail-blazing community organizing

We can’t get enough of these fantastic artists, and we’re honoring them at our DanceCrush Celebration on January 15, 2017.

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Randy Ford
Performing the solo Queen St.

This and This Too
Choreographed by Ella Mahler and featuring Jenna Eady and Anna Krupp

Cold Side (of the Pillow) (Excerpt)
Choreographed by Scotty Flores and featuring Scotty Flores and Nahshon Marden

Anatomy of an Accident (Excerpt)
Directed by Rosa Vissers and HATLO, featuring members of the original cast

an attic an exit (Excerpt)
Choreographed by Rachael Lincoln and Leslie Seiters, featuring Rachael Lincoln and Tamin Totzke

What’s Poppin’ Ladiez?
Lead by Angel Alviar-Langley, featuring Angyil McNeal (Kansas City), Agatha “Agatron” Rupiniewski (Bay Area), Stephanie “Lady Skarecrow” Sutton (Atlanta), Katie Janovec (Portland), and Angel “Moonyeka” Alviar-Langley (Seattle)

Also Honoring:

A Glimmer of Light or Skin or Hope
Directed by KT Niehoff

Directed by Paige Barnes, featuring the design work of Corrie Befort, Jme Frank, John DeShazo, and Amiya Brown

 Black Like Me
Directed by and featuring Jade Solomon Curtis

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Read more about DanceCrush HERE.