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These awards are sponsored by the following organisations and individuals

Yvonne Sherrington, in memory of her late husband, Richard, founding sponsor.

Lady Deborah MacMillan
The dancer image used by the National Dance Awards was especially created for us by Deborah MacMillan.

, sponsors of the National Dance Awards website and the Audience Award, is one of the largest and busiest dance sites on the internet.
Our online magazine includes contributions from dancers, choreographers and arts journalists from around the world with content ranging from short reviews through to pieces mining the depths of what makes dance tick. There is a busy forum, while our reviews database, unique on the dance web and updated daily, includes thousands of reviews of productions worldwide - many professionals start their day at

Dance UK works with and on behalf of dance. We provide information, publications, networks, forums for debate and conferences, and speak out for dance. Dance UK began in 1982 in response to demand from many parts of the profession for a unified voice to speak and take action on its behalf.
'Billy Elliot the Musical' has joined with the Critics' Circle National Dance Awards to create a very special opportunity for boys aged 11 - 16 years who dance, The National Dance Awards - Working Title Billy Elliot Prize.

The world's oldest dance magazine, Dancing Times has been publishing monthly since October 1910 and is read worldwide. It is devoted to all forms of performance dance - including ballet, contemporary, jazz, historical, ethnic, and musical theatre.

Artsworld was formed in 1996 to introduce debut performances to the UK of classical ballet and opera companies from Eastern Europe.

Artsworld is an exclusive young company whose main aim is inviting and presenting companies from many different countries thus giving British audiences the opportunity to see the training, technique and performance of different cultures.

With particular emphasis on the dancing profession and based in Covent Garden just a stone’s throw from the Royal Opera House, Cadenza Entertainment Services is a company devoted to looking after the complete financial and lifestyle needs of clients in the entertainment and performance arts world.

For a free consultation, please call Dilip or Richard on 020 7836 3401.

The Cadogan Hotel, London, for accommodation and joining in partnership with the National Dance Awards.

Tom Merrifield Studios
The Awards Committee is proud to announce the donation of a uniquely sculpted statuette to be presented with the De Valois Award. Tom is a well-known and much-loved member of Britain's dance scene and it is entirely appropriate that he should be involved with the National Dance Awards in this very special way.

Artist Robert Heindel will sign a framed limited edition print, similar to last year's prize "Dancers in White" which will be part of the Children's Award. See more and buy Robert Heindel excellent prints here:
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