Deutscher Tanzpreis

The Deutscher Tanzpreis (German Dance Prize) is a prestigious prize for artistic dance in Germany. It has been awarded annually since 1983.

Deutscher Tanzpreis
Awarded forArtistic dance in Germany
Sponsored byDachverband Tanz Deutschland
Date1983
CountryGermany
Reward(s)€20,000
First awarded1983
Websitewww.deutschertanzpreis.de/home/

The Deutscher Berufsverband für Tanzpädagogik awarded the prize until 2012. From 2013 to 2017, it was awarded by an association, Förderverein Tanzkunst Deutschland. In 2017 the German Dance Prize was handed over to the Dachverband Tanz Deutschland e.V. (DTD) as sponsor. The Dachverband realizes the award ceremony in close cooperation with the city of Essen. It is awarded to personalities who earned special merits regarding the artistic dance in Germany. From 2005 to 2016, an additional award, Zukunft (Future) has been given to promising young artists in the categories female dancer, male dancer and choreographer. An additional Anerkennungspreis (Prize of acknowledgement) has been given for special merits from 2005 to 2016.

RecipientsEdit

German Dance PrizeEdit

Award for outstanding artistic developments in danceEdit

Award for outstanding performerEdit

Recipients of Deutscher Tanzpreis ZukunftEdit

From 2005 to 2015 (with a break in 2008), the German Dance Prize "Future" was also awarded to up-and-coming artists who "have already attract attention"

  • 2005: Polina Semionova, Flavio Salamanca (dance), Thiago Bordin (choreography)
  • 2006: Alicia Amatrian, Jason Reilly (dance), Christian Spuck [de] (choreography)
  • 2007: Katja Wünsche [de], Marian Walter (dance), Terence Kohler (choreography)
  • 2008: no award
  • 2009: Marijn Rademaker (dance)
  • 2010: Iana Salenko (dance)
  • 2011: Daniel Camargo (dance), Eric Gauthier (choreography)
  • 2012: Gözde Özgür (dance)
  • 2013: Bundesjugendballett Hamburg
  • 2014: Demis Volpi (choreography)
  • 2015: Elisa Badenes (dance)
  • 2016: Marcos Menha (dance); Andrey Kaydanovskiy (choreography)

AnerkennungspreiseEdit

  • 2005: Royston Maldoom (choreography, dance teacher)
  • 2007: Uschi Ziegler
  • 2010: Susanne Menck & Christine Eckerle
  • 2011: Achim Thorwald
  • 2013: Tobias Ehinger (Ballet manager)
  • 2014: Nina Hümpel
  • 2015: Ricardo Fernando (choreography, ballet director)
  • 2016: Elisabeth Exner-Grave, Liane Simmel, Eileen M. Wanke (dance medical professionals)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Deutscher Tanzpreis 2019 in Essen verliehen". neue musikzeitung (in German). Regensburg. 22 October 2019. Retrieved 19 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Deutscher Tanzpreis". Süddeutsche Zeitung. Munich. 27 May 2020. Retrieved 19 October 2020.

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