The 2021 Dance Magazine Awards

Welcome to the 2021 Dance Magazine Awards. Thank you for joining us to celebrate this year's esteemed honorees: Robert Battle, Andy Blankenbuehler, Dormeshia, Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo. The Chairman's Award is presented to Works & Process, with a special citation to Dr. Wendy Ziecheck. And this year's Harkness Promise Award recipients are Alethea Pace and Yin Yue.

Here is our program for the event.

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Michael Higgins

Take 5 with Red Bull–Sponsored Dancer and Choreographer Inyoung “Dassy” Lee

Nothing about Inyoung "Dassy" Lee's career has been conventional. Growing up in South Korea, she began dancing by copying the movements she saw Korean singers doing on TV, and only started formal training in her teens. Yet by 2017, Lee's distinctive popping style was leading to work in competitions and music videos. She then became the first South Korean dancer featured on "So You Think You Can Dance," earning a spot in the Top 8 on Season 14—it was a full-circle moment to perform on the very show that had inspired her to move to the U.S.

July 2021