Affiliations and Awards

AFFILIATIONS

FOUNDER AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Studio Wayne McGregor (1992-present)

RESIDENT CHOREOGRAPHER

The Royal Ballet (2006-present)

DIRECTOR OF DANCE DEPARTMENT
Venice Biennale (2021-2024)

VICE PRESIDENT
Elmhurst Ballet School (2019-present)

TRUSTEE
Clore Leadership Board (2017-present)

HONORARY VICE PRESIDENT
Roundhouse (2016-present)

PROFESSOR OF CHOREOGRAPHY
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (2014-present)

PATRON
Lisa Ullman Travel Scholarship (2012-present)

PATRON
The Place

CHOREOGRAPHER-IN-RESIDENCE

The Place, London (1992-1996)



ACADEMIC HONOURS

- Honorary Doctor of Letters, University of Chester (2019)
- Honorary Doctor of Letters, University of the Arts London (2019)
- Honorary Fellowship, British Science Association (2017)
- Honorary Fellowship, Northern School of Contemporary Dance (2017)
- Honorary Doctor of Letters, University of Leeds (2016)
- Circle of Cultural Fellows, King's College London (2016-present)
- Honorary Doctor of Science, Plymouth University (2013)
- Innovator in Residence, University of California San Diego (2009)
- AHRB/ACE Research Fellow, University of Cambridge School of Experimental Psychology (2003)
- BA Hons (1st class), University of Leeds Bretton Hall (1991)



AWARDS

COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE FOR SERVICES TO DANCE
Wayne McGregor (2011)

PRIX DE LAUSANNE
Lifetime Achievement Award for Wayne McGregor (2021)

DANCE MAGAZINE AWARD
Awarded to Wayne McGregor (2014)

BALLET TANZ
Choreographer of the Year (2009)

INTERNATIONAL THEATRE INSTITUTE
Excellence in International Dance for Wayne McGregor (2009)

GROSS FAMILY PRIZE
Awarded to Wayne McGregor and Jlin in recognition of an outstanding new collaboration between dance and music for Autobiography (The Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation, 2018)

EVENING STANDARD 1000 MOST INFLUENTIAL LONDONERS LIST

2018, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

SUNDAY TIMES MAKERS OF THE 21ST CENTURY
2014

THE STAGE 100

Opera/Dance/Musicals category for Wayne McGregor (2007)

AESTHETICA ART PRIZE
Future Now: Aesthetica Art Prize (Installation) for Living Archive: An AI Performance Experiment awarded to Ben Cullen Williams for Studio Wayne McGregor (2021)

CLIO AWARD

Nominations:
Magpie Studio, Corporate Identity category for Mind and Movement resource (2014)

CREATIVE REVIEW

- Wide Open listed in Music Videos of the Year (2016)
- Feature category awarded to Magpie Studio for Mind and Movement resource (2014)

CRITICS' CIRCLE NATIONAL DANCE AWARDS

- Best Classical Choreography for Woolf Works (2015)
- Best Female Dancer awarded to Alessandra Ferri for her performance in Woolf Works (2015)
- Best Classical Choreography for Infra (2009)
- Spotlight Award for Modern Male Artist awarded to Anh Ngoc Nguyen for his performance in Entity (2008)
- Best Classical Choreography for Chroma (2007)
- Best Modern Choreography for Amu (2006)
- Outstanding Achievement in Dance for 2Human (2004)
Nominations:

- Best Classical Choreography for Yugen (2018)
- Outstanding Modern Male Performer for Alexander Whitley for his performances with Company Wayne McGregor (2012)
- Best Modern Choreography for AtaXia (2005)
- Best Modern Choreography for Nemesis (2002)
- Best Classical Choreography for Symbiont(s) (2001)
- Best Modern Choreography for The Trilogy (2001)
- Best Modern Choreography for Aeon (2000)

D&AD AWARDS
- Yellow Pencil Spatial Design / Set and Stage Design for Autobiography awarded to Ben Cullen Williams for Studio Wayne McGregor (2018)
- Yellow Pencil for Integrated Graphics awarded to Magpie Studio for Mind and Movement resource (2014)

DANCE ON CAMERA, NEW YORK
Awarded to director Catherine Maximoff for Wayne McGregor: Going Somewhere (2012)

DANCE WEEK FESTIVAL, ZAGREB
Audience Award for Entity awarded to Company Wayne McGregor (2008)

DANZA & DANZA MAGAZINE AWARDS
Best Contemporary Dance Performance for Autobiography awarded to Company Wayne McGregor (2018)

DESIGN WEEK AWARDS
Print Communications category awarded to Magpie Studio for Mind and Movement resource (2014)

DORA MAVOR MOORE AWARDS
- Outstanding Sound Design/Composition awarded to Joby Talbot for Chroma (2011)
Nominations:
- Outstanding Choreography for Chroma (2011)
- Outstanding Production for National Ballet of Canada's re-staging of Chroma (2011)
- Outstanding Performance for National Ballet of Canada's re-staging of Chroma (2011)

FRAME AWARDS
Nominations:

Project with best use of digital technology for Living Archive: An AI Performance Experiment, Ben Cullen Williams for Studio Wayne McGregor (2019)

FWA OF THE DAY
Living Archive AI choreographic tool, Wayne McGregor & Google Arts and Culture Lab (16 January 2019)

GLOBE DE CRISTAL
Nominations:

- Opera or Dance category for Genus (2010)
- Musical category for Kirikou et Karaba (2010)

GOLDEN MASK AWARDS
- Musical Theatre Jury's Special Award for the Mariinsky Ballet's re-staging of Infra (2015)
- Critics' Prize for Bolshoi Ballet's restaging of Chroma (2012)
Nominations:
- Best Ballet/Production for Mariinsky Ballet's re-staging of Infra (2015)
- Best Dancer for Svetlana Lunkina of the Bolshoi Ballet for her performance in the company's re-staging of Chroma (2012)

GRAMMY AWARDS
Nominations:

- Best Short Form Music Video for Lotus Flower (2011)

GREEN ROOM AWARDS
Nominations:

- Betty Pounder Award for Choreography for Dyad 1929 (2009)
- Best Dance Ensemble for The Australian Ballet for the premiere of Dyad 1929 (2009)
- Design for Wayne McGregor, Lucy Carter and Moritz Junge for Dyad 1929 (2009)

H. CLUB 100
Performance category for Wayne McGregor (2012)

HELPMANN AWARDS
- Best Ballet or Dance Work awarded for The Australian Ballet's re-staging of Chroma (2014)
Nominations:
- Best Choreography in a Ballet, Dance or Physical Theatre Production for Woolf Works (2018)
- Best Original Score for Max Richter for Woolf Works  (2018)
- Best Ballet for The Royal Ballet's performances of Woolf Works at the Queensland Performing Arts Center, Australia (2018)
- Best Female Dancer in a Ballet, Dance or Physical Theatre Production for Vivienne Wong of The Australian Ballet for her performance in Infra (2018)
- Best Ballet or Dance Work for The Australian Ballet for the premiere of Dyad 1929 (2010)
- Best Choreography for Dyad 1929 (2010)

HUADING AWARDS, CHINA
Nominations:

Global Best Dance Actor for Wayne McGregor (2013)

IMZ INTERNATIONAL DANCE SCREEN COMPETITION
- IMZ Choreographic Capture Award for Tremor (2008)
- IMZ Dance Screen Award for chrysalis (2002)

INTERNATIONAL DANCE SCREEN AWARD
Awarded to BBC Two's The Dancer's Body (2002)

ISADORA DUNCAN AWARDS

Outstanding Achievement in Restaging/Revival/Reconstruction for Antoine Vereecken for San Francisco Ballet's restaging of Chroma at War Memorial Opera House (2012)

LINBURY PRIZE
Overall Winner: Linbury Prize for Stage Design for Patrick Burnier, Entity (2005)

LONDON AWARDS FOR ART & PERFORMANCE
Nominations:

Dance category for Wayne McGregor (2012)

MANCHESTER THEATRE AWARDS

- Best Design for Tree of Codes (2015)
Nominations:
- Robert Robson Award for Dance for Tree of Codes  (2015)

MOVIMENTOS DANCE AWARDS
Movimentos Dance Prize for Entity awarded to Company Wayne McGregor (2009)

OLIVIER AWARDS
- Best New Dance Production for Woolf Works (2016)
- Outstanding Achievement in Dance awarded to Alessandra Ferri for her performance in Woolf Works (2016)
- Best New Dance Production for The Royal Ballet for Chroma (2007)
- Outstanding Achievement in Dance for English National Ballet for the premiere of 2Human (2004)
Nominations:
- Best New Dance Production for Wayne McGregor, Olafur Eliasson and Jamie xx for Company Wayne McGregor and Paris Opera Ballet's performances of Tree of Codes at Sadler's Wells (2018)
- Best New Dance Production for The Royal Ballet for Infra (2009)
- Outstanding Achievement in Dance for The Royal Ballet for the premiere of Infra (2009)
- Outstanding Achievement in Dance for Chroma (2007)
- Best Theater Choreographer for A Little Night Music (1996)

POSITANO PREMIA LA DANZA

Leonide Massine Award: Show of the Year for Woolf Works (2015)

PRIX BENOIS DE LA DANSE
- Best Choreography for Infra (2009)
Nominations:
- Male Dancer for Wayne McGregor for Aeon (2002)

SENSE AWARDS
Arts Partnership of the Year awarded to Studio Wayne McGregor's Sense Creative Learning Project (2015)

SOUTH BANK SKY ARTS AWARDS
- Dance category awarded for Entity (2009)
- Dance category awarded for Infra (2008)
- Dance category awarded to The Royal Ballet's 2006 triple bill including Chroma (2007)
Nominations:
- Dance category for Woolf Works (2016)
- Best Choreography for Atomos (2013)
- Dance category for Limen (2010)
- Dance category for Company Wayne McGregor for AtaXia (2005)
- Dance category for Company Wayne McGregor for Aeon (2001)

TAGLIONI EUROPEAN BALLET AWARDS
Nominations:

Best Production for Raven Girl (2014)

THE ONE CLUB DESIGN AWARD

Bronze Pencil awarded to Magpie Studio for Mind and Movement resource (2014)

TIME OUT AWARDS
- Outstanding Choreography for PreSentient (2003)
- Outstanding Achievement in Dance for Symbiont(s) (2001)

UK MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS

- Best Dance Video for Wide Open (2016)
- Best VFX in a Video for Wide Open (2016)
Nominations:
- Best Choreography in a Music Video for Ingenue (2013)

WORLD DEPARTMENT STORE FORUM

World's Best Department Store Campaign for everyBODY Selfridges' campaign (2017)