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Nominations for Olivier Awards 2015

Posted on March 9, 2015

a-picture-of-you-falling-kristyna-kashviliNominations for the 2015 Olivier Awards have been announced.

The nominees for outstanding achievement in dance are Crystal Pite for her choreography in The Associates, The Tempest Replica and Polaris at Sadler’s Wells, Christopher Wheeldon for The Winter’s Tale at the Royal Opera House, Rocío Molina for Bosque Ardora at the Barbican and The Elders Project, part of the Elixir Festival, also at Sadler’s Wells.

The nominees for best new dance production are Peeping Tom’s 32 rue Vandenbranden at the Barbican, Mats Ek’s Juliet and Romeo at Sadler’s Wells and James Thierrée’s Tabac Rouge at Sadler’s Wells.

In the best theatre choreographer category, the nominees are Jerry Mitchell for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels The Musical, Annie-B Parsons for Here Lies Love, Josh Prince for Beautiful – The Carole King Musical and Sergio Trujillo for Memphis the Musical.

Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace’s Dance ’Til Dawn and vaudeville cabaret show La Soirée are among the nominations for Best Entertainment and Family category.  The nominees for the This Morning audience award are Billy Elliot the Musical, Jersey Boys, Matilda The Musical and Wicked.

For a full list of nominees, visit olivierawards.com.

 

Picture: Peter Chu and Anne Plamondon in Crystal Pite’s A Picture of You Falling. Photograph: Krystyna Kashvili

 

 

Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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