2018 AWARDS SEASON
Click Here for More Articles on 2018 AWARDS SEASON

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!

Nominations for the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, which honor outstanding dance and choreography on stage and screen, were announced just yesterday at the Friar's Club by New York Post columnist Michael Riedel. For the first time, the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards have explored recognizing excellence in dance, movement, and choreography off-Broadway. Twenty eligible shows in the non-profit and commercial off-Broadway arenas met the eligibility requirements and were considered.

CLICK HERE for the full list of nominees!

The inaugural Off-Broadway Committee includes Andy Sandberg (Chair), Jonathan Herzog,Michael Milton, Nikki Feirt Atkins, Judith Jamison, and Lee Roy Reams.

A gala evening celebrating the 2016 season's Award Winners for Outstanding Dance and Choreography on Broadway, off-Broadway, and Film will take place on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place).

Judith Jamison, Artistic Director Emeritus of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will be presented with the Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award. Nigel Lythgoe, Executive Producer of "So You Think You Can Dance," will receive the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Dance. Broadway Director, Choreographer and Tony Nominated Actor Maurice Hines, who appeared off- Broadway this season in his show Tappin' Through Life, will be recognized with a special recognition award for Outstanding Body of

Work in Dance. Dr. Joan Fallon, Founder and CEO of Curemark, will be presented with a special achievement award for her work in the field of autism related disorders.

Tickets for the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Awards begin at $75 and can be purchased at www.nyuskirball.org/calendar/astaire2016 or by calling (888) 611-8183.

Photo Credit: Jessica Fallon Gordon

high res photos

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Alex Boniello and Alex Wyse

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Cast members from Shuffle Along

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
James Ortiz and Rob Nanus

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Deanna Doyle

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Rumi Oyama

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Deanna Doyle and Brittany Parks

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Drew King, Richard Riaz Yoder, Jessica Zippin, Philip Attmore and Warren Carlyle

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Yesenia Ayala

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Sergio Trujillo

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Stephanie Klemons, Sydney James Harcourt and Morgan Marcell

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Claire Karpen, James Ortiz, Rachel Sussman and Rob Nanus

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Joshua Bergasse and Robert Creighton

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Jeremy Benton, Joshua Bergasse, Ellen Zolezzi and Robert Creighton

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Savion Glover and cast members from Shuffle Along

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Jackie Hoffman

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Savion Glover

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Lee Roy Reams

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Michael Riedel

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Deanna Doyle

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Phillip Attmore

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Sydney James Harcourt (accepting the nomination for Daveed Diggs) and Carlos Gonzalez

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Curtis Holland

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Luis Salgado

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Warren Carlyle

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Savion Glover

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Sergio Trujillo

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Yesenia Ayala

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Rumi Oyama

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Ellen Zolezzi

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Jeremy Benton

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Dave Thomas Brown

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Robert Creighton

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Cory Linger

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Joshua Bergasse

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Martha Clarke

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Paul McGill

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Claire Karpen and James Ortiz

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Sergio Trujillo and Darrell Grand Moultrie

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Cory Linger and Deanna Doyle

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations!
Curtis Holland and Phillip Attmore

Related Articles






From This Author Jessica Fallon Gordon

Before you go...

Like Us On Facebook
Follow Us On Twitter
Follow Us On Instagram
   



  SHARE