The nomination is for his role in Wubkje Kuindersma choreography ‘Two and Only’ on music by Michael Benjamin. On June 5th there will be the nominees gala where Marijn Rademaker and Timothy van Poucke will perform ‘Two and Only’ at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and the prize will be given away.
This Ballet Prize was established in Moscow by the International Dance Association, now the International Dance Union, and was presented to the public on the stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on April 29, 1992 for the first time. President of the Union, the famous choreographer Yuri Grigorovich, is an artistic director of this project and a President of Jury. The international jury, relieving annually and including the most authoritative personalities of the world choreography — heads of the most important dance companies, stars of the world ballet, known pedagogues, – presents nominees during the year and determines the betters.
More information along with the other nominees one can find here.
The jury for 2018 is:
Juri Grigorovich — President of the jury
Eleonora Abbagnato (France)
Nicolas Le Riche (France)
David Mcallister (Australia)
Tamara Rojo (Great Britain)
Boris Eifman (Russia)
Nora Esteves (Brazil)