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2008 Critics' Circle National Dance Awards
The Awards ceremony was held on the 26 January 2009
at Sadlerís Wells, London

2008 Awards Press Release

Pictures of the 2008 Awards Ceremony

De Valois Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance
Richard Alston, Choreographer and founder Richard Alston Dance Company

Best Male Dancer
Edward Watson, The Royal Ballet

Best Female Dancer
Agnes Oaks, English National Ballet

Best Choreography (Classical)
Christopher Wheeldon, for Electric Counterpoint , Royal Ballet

Best Choreography (Modern)
Hofesh Shechter, for in your rooms, for his own company

Best Foreign Dance Company
New York City Ballet

Spotlight Award, Female Artist (Modern)
Kate Coyne, Michael Clark Company and freelance

Spotlight Award, Male Artist (Modern)
Anh Ngoc Nguyen, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance

Spotlight Award, Female Artist (Classical)
Yuhui Choe, The Royal Ballet

Spotlight Award, Male Artist (Classical)
Martin Harvey, The Royal Ballet

Outstanding Company
English National Ballet

Patron's Award
Northern Ballet Theatre

Working Title Billy Elliot Award
Michael Guihot-Jouffray

Dance UK Jane Attenborough Industry Award
Janet Smith, Artistic Director of Scottish Dance Theatre

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