One Dance UK Digital Awards Ceremony – Friday 27 November 2020

The One Dance UK Awards are an annual celebration for people from across the dance sector to unite, celebrate, acknowledge and reward the people who have made an impact on the vibrant UK dance landscape! Championing the excellent work of the dance sector, this is a glittering evening of celebrations, all for those who contribute to dance throughout the UK. For T&Cs click here.

Filmed in advance on location (and following strict COVID-19 guidance) at The Courtyard in Hereford, the awards will air on Facebook and YouTube on Friday 27 November at 7pm. This year, the event will be hosted by Akosua Boakye BEM – perhaps best known as either the Children’s Casting Coordinator for Disney’s West End musical, The Lion King; Dance Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) founder and director of AkomaAsa Arts and also, the Thea Barnes Legacy Fund (TBLF). Akousa is also a previous recipient of the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora trailblazer fellowship, One Dance UK Dance Teaching Mentoring Programme.

With over a thousand public nominations and over six thousand public votes for the People’s Choice Award, the ceremony certainly promises to be one of One Dance UK’s widest reaching yet.  Alongside celebrating feature dance artists, teachers, practitioners, educators, schools, choreographers, companies, venues, scientists, marketers and producers, the evening will see the announcement of the recipients of the prestigious Jane Attenborough Award, as well as the coveted Lifetime Achievement Awards for  Dance Education, Dance of the African Diaspora and Contemporary Dance.



See the full list of award recipients here.

Take a look back at the 2020 Awards, including a full list of the judges here.



For more about the Awards, sponsorship and ceremony click the links below!

  2019 Award Winners    The Jane Attenborough Award   Sponsorship   Award Categories   

One Dance UK Awards Gallery 2019

Images by Brian Slater