Dance Europe
Best Director of the Year (Lucy van Cleef)
Reid Anderson, who retired this season leaving Stuttgart Ballet at a technical, artistic and creative peak. The sheer number of interesting ballets and arresting dancers who have thrived under his guidance makes Anderson worthy of the highest praise.

Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer (Lucy van Cleef)
Hyo-Jung Kang, Stuttgart Ballet, in John Cranko's Onegin
Alicia Amatriain, Stuttgart Ballet, in Christian Spuck's Lulu

(Mike Dixon)
Elisa Badenes, Stuttgart Ballet, as Lise, Ashton´s La fille mal gardée

Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer (Alison Kent)
Adhonay Soares da Silva as the Joker in John Cranko's  Jeu de Cartes, Stuttgart Ballet

(Lucy van Cleef)
Jason Reilly, Stuttgart Ballet, in John Cranko's Onegin

Best Premiers (Lucy van Cleef)
Lulu, ch: Christian Spuck, Stuttgart Ballet, 6 June 2018

New Name to watch (Lucy Van Cleef)
Fabio Adorisio for his intelligent and musically complex choreography this season Or Noir, at Stuttgart Ballet
Dance for You 2017 – 2018
Excellent Artistic Personality
Friedemann Vogel, Stuttgart Ballet, in Dance at a Gathering by Jerome Robbins. (Hartmut Regitz)

Alicia Amatriain, Stuttgart Ballet, in Christian Spucks Lulu and Take You Pleasure Seriously by Katarzyna Kozielska. (Vesna Mlakar)

Best Dancer
Elisa Badenes, Stuttgart Ballet, as Kitri in Don Quixote and in Grand Pas de deux by Christian Spuck. (Hartmut Regitz)

Friedemann Vogel, Stuttgart Ballet, in John Cranko's Legende and Onegin.
(Iratxe de Arantzibia)

Alicia Amatrian, Stuttgart Ballet, for her Ballet Gala in San Sebastián, in what she danced six choreographies made by John Cranko, Hans van Manen, Katarzyna Kozielska, Fabio Adorisio. (Iratxe de Arantzibia)

Best Young Dancer
Alessandro Giaquinto, Stuttgart Ballet, as Alain in La fille mal gardée by Frederick Ashton and Almost Blue by Marco Goecke. (Hartmut Regitz)

Martí Fernández Paixà, Stuttgart Ballet, in Katarzyna Kozielska's Lightness in the spirit. (Iratxe de Arantzibia)

Best Choreographer of the Year
Marco Goecke, Stuttgart Ballet, Nederlands Danse Theater and Gauthier Dance Stuttgart. (Hartmut Regitz)

Best Dance Company of the Year
Stuttgart Ballet in top form during the festivities A Reid Anderson Celebration. (Hartmut Regitz)

Tanz Magazine
Company of the Year
“The Stuttgart Ballet during the final of the era Reid Anderson: intense, polyglot and present as no other company” (Hartmut Regitz, tanz)

Male Dancer of the Year
„Friedemann Vogel, Stuttgart Ballet, for his elegance and subtlety, with which he shapes the autumn of his career.” (Manuel Brug, Die Welt)

Female Dancer of the Year
“Elisa Badenes, Stuttgart Ballet: flawless technique,drama, wittiness and this lightness…” (Angela Reinhardt, independent journalist)

“She joins her forces and stays inspired: Nothing is too tough for the Stuttgart Demi-Soloist Rocio Aleman.” (Andrea Kachelrieß, Stuttgarter Nachrichten/Stuttgarter Zeitung)

Positive Development
“…the ceasing era of Reid Anderson in Stuttgart: 22 years full of discoveries, so many great dancers and creations.” (Angela Reinhardt, independent journalist)

Ones to watch
Roman Novitzky
Alessandro Giaquinto