Dance UK Industry Award Winner: Dick Matchett
Dick Matchett, freelance arts consultant, has a long and notable career in dance including roles at London Contemporary Dance Theatre, London Festival Ballet, the Arts Council of England, and the South Bank Centre. The award honours Dick’s unflagging commitment to dance expressed through his extensive support of emerging dance artists and professionals, with whom he generously shares his considerable knowledge and experience, and through the time that he has given and continues to give to many organisations as a board member.
Ian Bramley, who chaired the panel of judges, said:
“Dick is truly astounding in his commitment to ensuring the future of dance through his support and mentoring of those working in dance and his constant delight in new work and new artists. I can’t think of a more worthy recipient.”