César Morales and Simone Damberg Würtz take the top individual prizes in the 21st National Dance Awards

Würtz is the first contemporary dancer to win Best Female Dancer. Elsewhere, Cathy Marston’s The Cellist picked up three prizes

The 21st National Dance Awards nominations announced

Drawn from a remarkable 456 artists and companies suggested

Mark Baldwin wins the De Valois Award for Outstanding Achievement at the National Dance Awards

Wins too for Akram Khan, Crystal Pite, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Ballet Black and The Royal Ballet