The leading dance magazine Dance Europe has published its annual Critic’s Choice, where we’ve gained a total of 20 honourable mentions.

Honourable mentions include Company of the Year, Best Dancer of the Year, Best Director and Best Premiere. Read them all here:

Deborah Weiss (London – Dance Europe)
Outstanding Female Dancer: [Former Soloist] Ksenia Ovsyanick in Le Corsaire at the London Coliseum
Best Company: English National Ballet

Francois Fargue (Paris – Dance Europe, Dance International)
Best Dancer (overall): [Guest Artist] Brooklyn Mack in Le Corsaire at the Palais Garnier
Outstanding Male Dancer: Cesar Corrales in Le Corsaire at the Palais Garnier

Brooklyn Mack as Conrad in Le Corsaire © Laurent Liotardo

Gerard Davis (London – Dance Europe, Dance International, Dancing Review)
Outstanding Male Dancer: Cesar Corrales in Le Corsaire at the London Coliseum
[Guest Artist] Osiel Gouneo in Le Corsaire at the London Coliseum and Swan Lake in-the-round at the Royal Albert Hall
Best Director: Tamara Rojo

Jessica Teague (London – Dance Europe) 

Outstanding Female Dancer: Tamara Rojo in Broken Wings [part of She Said] at Sadler’s Wells
Outstanding Male Dancer: Cesar Corrales in Le Corsaire at the London Coliseum
Best Premiere: Broken Wings [part of She Said] at Sadler’s Wells

Laura Cappelle (Paris – Financial Times, Dance Europe, Pointe)

Outstanding Female Dancer: Tamara Rojo in Broken Wings [part of She Said] at Sadler’s Wells
Outstanding Male Dancer: Irek Mukhamedov in Broken Wings [part of She Said] at Sadler’s Wells
Cesar Corrales in Le Corsaire at the London Coliseum
Best Company: English National Ballet
Best Director: Tamara Rojo
Best Premiere: Broken Wings [part of She Said] at Sadler’s Wells

Tamara Rojo and Irek in Broken Wings as part of She Said © Laurent Liotardo

Mike Dixon (Leeds/London – Tanz, Dance Europe)

Outstanding Female Dancer: Alina Cojocaru in Swan Lake in-the-round at the Royal Albert Hall

 

Alina Cojocaru and Osiel Gouneo in English National Ballet's Swan Lake in-the-round. Photo: © Laurent Liotardo

Oli Spears (Paris – Dance Europe)
Outstanding Female Dancer: Laurretta Summerscales in Le Corsaire at the Palais Garnier
Outstanding Male Dancer: Isaac Hernandez in Le Corsaire at the Palais Garnier
Cesar Corrales in Le Corsaire at the Palais Garnier

Laurretta Summerscales in the role of Medora in Le Corsaire (c) Laurent Liotardo

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