Annaleigh Ashford in Rent
(© Joan Marcus)
Annaleigh Ashford in Rent
(© Joan Marcus)
Nominations have been announced for the second annual Clive Barnes Foundation Awards, honoring talented young performers from the worlds of theater and dance. The ceremony will be held at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theatre on December 5, at 3pm.

Theater nominees include Annaleigh Ashford (Rent); MJ Rodriguez (Rent); Jennifer Damiano (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark); and Josh Grisetti (Enter Laughing).The theater award will be presented by Nina Arianda, currently starring on Broadway in Venus in Fur.

Dance nominees include Isabella Boylston (American Ballet Theatre); Barrington Hinds (Stephen Petronio Company); Natalie Mackessy (Stephen Petronio Company); and Michael Novak (Paul Taylor Dance Company). Frederic Franklin will present the dance award.

Admission to the ceremony is free. For more information, click here.