The award ceremony took place on October 17, 2020 at the Aalto Theater Essen.
The German Dance Award honors outstanding personalities of dance in Germany. The focus is on the artistic work of choreographers and dancers, but personalities from the fields of education, journalism, science or other areas of dance creation can also be nominated.
Symposium POSITIONS: DANCE
On October 16-17, the Dachverband Tanz Deutschland (umbrella organization for dance in Germany) organized a symposium at the ChorForum Essen entitled "Positions: Dance." The focus was on the social significance of dance and its appreciation as well as the social situation of dance artists.