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Awards + Honors

"Great Energy! I can feel, that you (Sven) want to develop and cross your own borders!"

Andy Blankenbuehler, 3 times TONY-Award winner 

(5 times nominee)
Broadway Dance Center Teachersworkshop, NYC 2014

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"Im Fokus der Jury" - Shortlist Hamburger Theater Preis 'Rolf Mares' 2024

'Challenging Theme Award', for COLD at Dancecinema's 10th anniversary, CAN, Jan 2024


Winner 'Short Film Slam' ULRICHS 1867, Zeise Kinos Hamburg, Germany Oct 2023


Winner "Best Short Fiction" 'Courage Film Festival Berlin', for ULRICHS 1867,

Germany, Winter Edition Feb 22

Honorable Mention 'Louisiana LGBT+-Film Festival' for ULRICHS 1867, USA Feb 22




#TakeHeart Artist in residence flausen+

"Physical representation of literary genres for stage and camera"

Funded by 'Fonds Darstellende Künste' with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media within the framework of NEUSTART KULTUR at Wiese eG Hamburg


Winner "Special Jury Mentioned Award" 'Colors of Love - Int. Queer Film Festival' for ULRICHS 1867, India Dec 21

Winner "Best LGBTQ Dance Film" 'Dancentric Film Festival' for ULRICHS 1867, USA Dec 21

Winner "Best Direction" 'LGBTQ+ Film Festival Los Angeles' for ULRICHS 1867, USA Sep 21

Winner "Best Long Short" 'Berlin Flash Film Festival' for ULRICHS 1867, June 21

Honorable Mention 'Taos Pride Film Fest', for ULRICHS 1867, New Mexico, USA 2021


"Second Place Best Film",  

"Bigotry Slayer" and

"Fiercest Line"

'Queer2Queer Fest'  for ULRICHS 1867,  May 21

Honorable Mention 'Athens International Monthly Film Festival' for ULRICHS 1867 - May 2021


Production-Grant by WIESE eG for ULRICHS 1867

"Was für ein Statement von Sven Niemeyer: Gesellschaftlich, politisch, ästhetisch, choreografisch und filmisch!" Andreas Lübbers, WIESE eG 2021


Winner "Best Story/Message" 'MarDelDance' for COLD

Winner "3rd Place-Best Film"

'Buxtinale' / 'Schollinale' for COLD

Winner "Best Dance Film"

'Indie Boom!' for COLD


Winner "Best Short" 

'Berlin Flash Film Festival" for COLD, August 2017

Winner "Best Dance Choreography"

'Oniros Film Awards' for COLD

Winner "Best Short Drama"

'Berlin Flash Film' for COLD


Winner Label + théâtre romand for SOM by Duyvendak/Cera/Fiat/Heller/Dubois (Cast member)

Winner of FEDORA - Van Cleef & Arpels Prize for Ballet for SOM by Duyvendak/Cera/Fiat/Heller/Dubois (Cast member) 


Circuit Breaker of the week (18), 

Danceplug / USA


2nd place Dance Picture of the year - by Rüdiger Tantow - Tanzplan Munich

New York Scholarship Candidate by the City of Munich due to special achievements during  the training at Iwanson - School of Contemporary Dance in Munich



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