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