Shobana Jeyasingh Dance wins Best Independent Company at 20th National Dance Awards

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The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards 2019, took place at The Barbican and was presented by Miguel Altunaga and Mara Galeazzi. © Foteini Christofilopoulou 2020

On February 20th, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance won Best Independent Dance Company at the 20th National Dance Awards. The annual National Dance Awards recognises excellence in dance. It is organised by the Dance Section of the Critic’s Circle.

Shobana Jeyasingh said: “I am delighted to receive this award on behalf of my company and all those who have contributed to its creative health over the years.”

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance celebrated its 3oth anniversary last year. They have been nominated for Best Independent Company four times in previous years. Their choreography ‘Contagion’ was also nominated for Best Modern Choreography.

(news from press release from Martha Oakes PR)