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2003 Critics' Circle National Dance Awards
The Awards ceremony was held on the 13 January 2004
at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Pictures of the 2003 Awards Ceremony

De Valois Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance
Val Bourne, Dance Umbrella Artistic Director

Best Male Dancer
Carlos Acosta, Royal Ballet

Best Female Dancer
Zenaida Yanowsky, Royal Ballet

Audience Award
Adam Cooper

Sunday Express Children's Award
Harry Walker, tap dancer with distinction

Dance UK Industry Award
Theresa Beattie, Director of Artist Development, The Place

Committee Special Award
Special awards are given at the discretion of the Awards Committee to a person or persons whose excellence in his/her particular field of dance is not recognised by the present award categories. This years special award go to :
Lez Brotherston Designer,

Best Choreography (Classical)
Michael Corder, English National Ballet

Best Choreography (Modern)
Akram Khan, for his own company

Best Choreography (Musical Theatre)
Adam Cooper for On Your Toes

Outstanding Female Artist (Modern)
Ana Lujan Sanchez, Rambert Dance Company

Outstanding Male Artist (Modern)
Henry Montes, Siobhan Davies Dance Company

Outstanding Female Artist (Classical)
Oxana Panchenko, George Piper Dances

Outstanding Male Artist (Classical)
Robert Parker, Birmingham Royal Ballet

Company Prize for Outstanding Repertoire (Classical)
English National Ballet

Company Prize for Outstanding Repertoire (Modern)
Scottish Dance Theatre

Best Foreign Dance Company
Paul Taylor Dance Company

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