The New York Dance and Performance Awards, also known as The Bessies, is a yearly event celebrating the work of artists who have performed in New York City during the course of the past season.

The Skirball Center at NYU
Monday, October 8th, 2018

he his own mythical beast 
receives a Bessie for Outstanding Production!!

The citation reads

“For demolishing the idea of a neutral body in a revelatory excavation of his own mythological identity as a dancer, artist, man, person.  For an inexhaustible ecstatic, sweaty swirl of voice and movement addressing race, gender, and the overlapping reality of many selves.”