Shawn Short: Press & Awards

* Alan Cooper Leadership In The Arts – Nominee, 2020
* Dance Teacher Awards – Nominee, 2020 Dance Magazine
* Artist Fellow, DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities, 2016, 2018, 2021
* Founder’s Award, Us Helping Us, 2015
* Princess Grace Award (NYC) in Choreography Nominee, 2014
* Pointe Magazine (National Press) Editor Choice Award for Contemporary Ballet (Dec/Jan 2013)
* Fiscally Sponsored Artist, New York Foundation for the Arts (2009-2012)
* Emerging Artists in Dance (Nominee), 25th Annual DC Mayor Arts Awards (February 5, 2010)
* Multi-Year Grant Recipient –¬† DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities

Press Links:

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* Shawn Short’s Diaspora Production Review

* Shawn Short, DC Dance Journalism Review – Diaspora

* Shawn Short, Critical Dance Review – Habibi

* Choreographer Shawn Short speaks about his work in Atlas’s INTERSECTIONS Festival¬†

* Black Enterprise: BE Modern Man: The Dance Maker Shawn Short

* Shawn Short Pointe Magazine Tearsheet 

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