Best Choreographer


ISU Skating Awards 2020 - Best Choreographer

Honors the choreographic work of a Choreographer who successfully inspired one or several Single Skaters and/or Pairs and/or ice Dance Couples.

Shae-Lynn BOURNE


With her partner Victor Kraatz, they became the first North-American Ice Dancers to win an ISU World Championships title in 2003. They competed in 3 Olympic Winter Games (1994, 1998 & 2002). In 2003 she retired from the sport to become a choreographer and since has choreographed programs for many top Skaters including Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Shoma Uno (JPN), Nathan Chen (USA), Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS). Instagram



ISU SA Choreographer Marie France Dubreuil

Marie-France DUBREUIL


2006 & 2007 ISU World silver medalist with her partner Patrice Lauzon. The couple retired from competition in 2007 and founded the Montreal Ice Dance School (now Ice Academy of Montreal) in 2010. Dubreuil has choreographed not only for Ice Dancers such as Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), Madison Chock / Evan Bates (USA), Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue (USA) but also for the likes of Nathan Chen (USA).


ISU SA Choreographer Lori Nichol



A former Figure Skater, she also performed with the John Curry Company 1983-1986. She turned to choreography and has choreographed for many Olympic and World Champions and medalists. This season she has worked with Wenjing Sui / Cong Han (CHN), Boyang Jin (CHN) and Satoko Miyahara (JPN) among others.