Accolades

1999

FNB VITA Choreographer of the Year for Rhythm 1.2.3. To Gregory Maqoma

2000

FNB VITA Most Outstanding Presentation of an Original Contemporary Work for Rhythm Blues to Gregory Maqoma

2000

FNB Vita Dance Umbrella Outstanding Female Dancer for Southern Comfort to Shannel Winlock

2001

FNB Vita Dance Umbrella Outstanding Female Dancer for Rhythm Blues to Shanell Winlock

2001

FNB VITA Best Choreography for Southern Comfort to Gregory Maqoma

2002

FNB Vita Choreographer of The Year for 'Southern Comfort' and 'Ek se...Hola' to Gregory Maqoma

2002

Standard Bank Young Artist Award to Gregory Maqoma

2005

Gauteng MEC Award - Choreographer of the Year for Beautiful Us to Gregory Maqoma

2006

Gauteng MEC Award – Promising Female Dancer for Rhythm Colour to Lulu Mlangeni

2007

Gauteng MEC Award – Best Choreography in a Contemporary Style to Gregory Maqoma for ‘Beautiful Me’

2007

Gauteng MEC Award –Most Outstanding Presentation of a New Work to Gregory Maqoma for ‘Beautiful Me’

2011

City Festival Awards – Best Dancer trainee to Maleshwane Mohoasi – VDT’s first year student

2011

Dance Manyano Awards – Best Choreographer of the decade award to Gregory Maqoma

2011

Dance Manyano Awards – Best Male Dancer of the decade award to Luyanda Sidiya

2012

A Silver Standard Bank Ovation Award for the work MAYHEM

2012

Tunkie Award for Leadership in Dance – Gregory Maqoma

2014

Naledi Theatre Award – Sophie Mgcina Emerging Artist Award to Lulu Mlangeni

2014

New York Bessie Award for Dance – Outstanding Music Composition in a dance production for Exit/Exist

2014

2015 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Dance to Luyanda Sidiya

2017

Chevalier de l’Order des arts et des lettres (Knight of the Arts & Literature) Award to Gregory Maqoma

2018

Pick of the Fringe Award for Ithemba at Jomba to Thulisile Binda Best Female Performer at the Trade Fair 2018 to Thulisile Binda for SCARS

2019

Audience Choice Award at Holand Festival for Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Bolero

2019

BASA Award, Desklink/Creative Feel Media Sponsorship for Vuyani’s twentieth anniversary book, Looking Back to Move Forward