Awards / Research and Leadership Awards

Distinction in Dance Award


Nominations Due
April 20, 2021

An annual award given to individuals in the annual conference’s host city who have contributed significantly to dance in their home community.​

Kathrina Faruggia-Kriel presenting the 2018 DSA Distinction in Dance award to Jo Butterworth in Malta

The Distinction in Dance is an annual award given to individuals, artists, scholars, or administrators in the annual conference’s host city whose research, artistic contributions, and/or leadership have significantly developed dance in their home community.

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