Clive Barnes Foundation Awards

11/16/2016 3:39pm

The Clive Barnes Foundation has announced the nominees for the seventh annual Clive Barnes Awards. The 2016 nominees in dance are Elena D’Amario of Parsons Dance, Spartak Hoxha of New York City Ballet, Andrea Torita of BalletX, Indiana Woodward of New York City Ballet. The nominees in theatre are Timothee Chalamet for his performance in "Prodigal Son," Juwan Crawley for his performance in "Spamilton," Khris Davis for his performance in "The Royale," Nora Schell for her performance in "Spamilton." One recipient from each category will be chosen and the winners will be announced on Mon Jan 9, 2017 at 3:00 PM at The Walter Reade at Lincoln Center. All finalists will receive a cash prize, with the winners in each category receiving an award of $5,000 furnished by the Clive Barnes Foundation. This year's Theatre Award will be presented by Joel Grey, and Ashley Bouder will present the Dance Award.Michael Riedel will oversee the Awards as Master of Ceremonies.  In addition, 2015 Clive Barnes Award winners, Gabe Stone Shayer and  Dave Thomas Brown will be speaking at the event.  The finalists for the dance and theatre awards are nominated by the Selection Committee, which is comprised of a panel of critics and performers in each field. This year’s Selection Committee includes William H. AusmanSiobhan BurnsDiana ByerFrank DiLellaGeorge DorrisBarbara HoffmanArthur MitchellPatrick PachecoJames Sutton, and Valerie Taylor-Barnes. Press contact: Richard Kornberg & Associates (212/944-9444)...