General Information and Submissions Guidelines
The Distinction in Dance is an annual award** that is made to an individual whose professional, artistic or scholarly work has made a significant contribution to the field of dance.
Nominations for recipients of this award may only be made by SDHS members, although the recipient need not be a member. We welcome nominations for individuals whose work in some way has significantly altered or influenced the field of dance; this may range from either a single influential article or dance work, for example, or may be the sum of a lifetime's work.
To nominate a potential recipient for this award, please submit a one-page statement that outlines the following:
- The name and contact details of the person submitting the nomination
- The name of the nominee
- A contextual statement that articulates the rationale for nominating the above individual for the award and a description of their distinctive scholarly, artistic or professional contribution to the field of dance
Please send the nomination statement to:
Society of Dance History Scholars
7044 S. 13th Street
Oak Creek, WI 53154
All submissions must be received by the October 1st deadline.
**Please note that if the award committee feels that there are no suitable nominations in any one year, the award will not be made.