33rd Bessies Awards 2017 honor New York City dance and performance

The Bessies are the New York Dance & Performance Awards. The Bessies started in 1984 and are named for dance teacher Bessie Schönberg. The Bessies are produced with Dance/NYC.


2017 Bessies Awards

The 2017 Bessies Awards are at the NYU Skirball Center in Greenwich Village on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7:30pm. $12 – $25

There are no Latin winners this year.

2017 Bessies Latin Nominees

Nominees were announced July 12, 2017.

Outstanding Production Nominees

Kader Attou (French) of CCN de la Rocelle / Cie Accrorap
Fall for Dance at New York City Center

Sébastien Ramirez (French) and Honji Wang
BAM Fisher

Outstanding Revived Work Nominees

Stephen Petronio Company
Trio A (1966), Chair Pillow (1969), and Diagonal (1963) by Yvonne Rainer; Goldberg Variations (1986) by Steve Paxton; The Courtesan and the Crone (1999) by Anna Halprin
The Joyce Theater

Outstanding Performer Nominees

Jonathan Gonzalez
minor matter by Ligia Lewis
American Realness at Abrons Art Center

Nicholas Sciscione
Excerpts from Steve Paxton’s Goldberg Variations
Stephen Petronio Company
The Joyce Theater

Outstanding Music Composition or Sound Design

No Latin nominees.

Outstanding Visual Design

No Latin nominees.

For more information, visit www.bessies.org


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