Noemi Lafrance for Descent, RoseAnne Spradlin for under/ world, DD Dorvillier for Dressed for Floating, Vicky Shick and Barbara Kilpatrick for Undoing, Penny Arcade for performance work, Yasuko Yokoshi for Shuffle, Sarah Michelson for Shadowmann, Parts 1 & 2, and Amy Sue Rosen and Derek Bernstein for a body of work culminating in Break/Broke.
Scott Heron, Robert Swinston, Diedre Nyota Dawkins, Christine Dakin, Germaul Yusef Barnes, and Walter Dundervill, Athena Malloy, and Tasha Taylor.
LIGHTING AND VISUAL DESIGN:
Holger Förterer for Angelin Preljocaj’s Helikopter, John Collins for Elevator Repair Service’s Room Tone, and Ridge Theater’s Laurie Olinder, Bill Morrison, Howard Thies, and Fred Tietz for Jennie Richee.
Marina Abramovic for sustained achievement
Craig Harris for Brown Butterfly, Brooks Williams for Descent, and David Kean for Dressed for Floating.
Sally Banes for sustained achievement in dance writing and Sylvia Waters for sustained achievement as the director of Ailey II.
TIME OUT NEW YORK AUDIENCE AWARD:
Troika Ranch (Mark Coniglio and Dawn Stoppiello).
Deborah Jowitt on the 19th annual “Bessies”