19.1.2006 Stop Press
Two companies win Audience Awards this year:
Northern Ballet Theatre,
the 40 strong company based in Leeds but with friends and supporters all over the UK. NBT also won the Audience Award last year.
Motionhouse Dance Theatre,
the Leamington Spa based company with 5 dancers and a highly committed following.
For more about the companies see their websites:
Northern Ballet Theatre web site
Motionhouse Dance Theatre web site
The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards Audience Award gives you the chance to...
vote for your favourite dance or ballet company
from those you have seen over the last year in the UK.
simply text the name of the company
to 07946 702 700
For Example: To vote for John Smith Dance Company, simply text “John Smith Dance Company” to 07946 702 700.
If you are unable to send a text message we offer an alternative way of voting. Just leave a message on 07946 702 700 telling us the name of the company you want to vote for.
Deadline for voting: 31 December 2005.
Only one vote per person will be counted and it’s the last vote that counts if you vote more than once.
Call Cost: This is not a premium service - you just pay your normal network rate for sending a text message.
The winner will be the company that receives the biggest number of responses in relation to the size of its audience. The award will be announced at the Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards Ceremony on 19 January 2006.
To help jog your memory we have a page full of links to companies many of which have performed in the UK in the last year and whose performances you might well have enjoyed. However, subject to the above rules, you can vote for any company you want - on the list or not:
A list of Links to some UK and overseas company websites
The Audience Award is supported by Ballet.co and Dance UK.