Winston Ricardo Arnon
Member of the jury since 2022
(b. 1984) is a freelance dancer, choreographer, educator and creative director. Winston Arnon was born in Suriname. He studied business and then completed a BA in contemporary dance, jazz and musical at the Amsterdam University of the Arts, before receiving a scholarship to attend the Alvin Ailey School in New York. He danced with Conny Janssen Danst in Rotterdam from 2009 to 2013, and from the 2013/14 season to summer 2020 was a solo dancer in the Bern Ballett ensemble under dance director Estefania Miranda, performing in works by, among others, Nanine Linning (Swiss Dance Award 2015 with “Requiem”); he also created pieces of his own during that period.