NY Times: 2014 Bessies Dance Prize Nominees Include Works Presented at Peak Performances
Nominations for one of the dance world’s most prestigious annual prizes, known formally as the New York Dance and Performance Awards, but better known as the Bessies, were announced last week. Liz Gerring's glacier, which made its world premiere at Peak Performances at Montclair State last September, is nominated for Outstanding Production, and Steven Taylor's original music for Douglas Dunn's Aubade, which had its world premiere at Peak Performances in January of this year, is nominated for Outstanding Musical Composition/Sound Design. The awards will be presented at the Apollo Theater in New York City on October 20, 2014. Read the full New York Times announcement here.