Leigh Warren & Dancers

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Leigh Warren & Dancers is a contemporary dance company based in the South Australian capital of Adelaide. Formed in 1993 by Leigh Warren (formerly of the Australian Dance Theatre), the company has toured internationally and won several awards.[1]

A number of dancers from the company performed in "The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky" (2001).

Works[edit]

The works danced by Leigh Warren & Dancers include:

Awards[edit]

2010 - Australia Business Arts Foundation (AbaF) inaugural Arts & Health Foundation Award

2005 - Adelaide Critics' Circle

  • Innovation Award — Leigh Warren and Gina Rings for Petroglyphs — Signs of Life[4][10]

2004 - Adelaide Critics' Circle

2003 - Green Room Award

2002 - Adelaide Critics' Circle

  • Commendation for Akhnaten[10]

2001 - Green Room Awards

  • Best Female Performer — Rachel Jenson for Quick Brown Fox
  • Best Male Performer — Peter Furness for Quick Brown Fox
  • Best Ensemble — Quick Brown Fox

2000 - The Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards[12]

  • Group Award Winner

1999 - Australian Dance Awards[13]

  • Outstanding Performance by a Dance Company — for Masterpieces of the 20thC
  • Best Choreography — Leigh Warren for Shimmer
  • Outstanding Performance by an Individual Dance Artist — Delia Silvan for Silent Cries

1997 - Inaugural Adelaide Critics' Circle Award[10]

  • Best Performance by a Group — LWD for Quiver

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Leigh Warren and Dancers (1993 -)". Australia Dancing. n.d. Retrieved 24 March 2008. 
  2. ^ Interview with Leigh Warren, The Deep End, ABC Radio National, broadcast: 10 March 2003
  3. ^ 'Quick Brown Fox' a dense, difficult puzzle, The San Diego Union Tribune, 17 March 2006
  4. ^ a b Louise Nunn (21 October 2008). "Works of art spring to life". The Advertiser. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 
  5. ^ Robin Usher (15 October 2003). "Song and dance man". The Age (in en-au) (Melbourne, Australia). ISSN 0312-6307. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Leigh Warren & Dancers past works
  7. ^ Louise Nunn (12 March 2010). "Frame and Circle: Leigh Warren and Dancers". The Advertiser. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 
  8. ^ Alan Brissenden (8 September 2011). "Dreams of darkness and light". The Australian. Retrieved 8 September 2011. 
  9. ^ Valerina Changarathil (3 September 2010). "Private sector is big boost to arts". The Advertiser. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 
  10. ^ a b c d "Awards Archive". Adelaide Critics Circle. Retrieved 24 March 2008. 
  11. ^ "Cabaret streaks in at the 2003 Green Room Awards". State of the Arts. 19 April 2004. Retrieved 24 March 2008. 
  12. ^ "Previous winners Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards" (pdf). Myer Family Philanthropy. 
  13. ^ Australian Dance Council. "The Australian Dance Awards". Archived from the original on 8 October 2007. Retrieved 24 March 2008. 

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