Distinction Awards for Excellence in Dance

The Distinction Awards for Excellence in Dance is our way to say thank you to the teachers, mentors and creators of dance in Manitoba. Their depth of knowledge and exceptional dedication has made an incredible impact in our community and in the lives of so many. The contributions of these individuals have enriched our past and continue to inform our future.


The 3rd Annual Distinction Awards Honourees:

Photo Gallery – Distinction Awards 2016

  • Mr. David Moroni
  • Ms. Odette Heyn
  • Ms. Faye Thompson
  • Chai Folk Ensemble

The 2nd Annual Distinction Awards Honourees:

  • Mrs. Barbara Ehnes
  • Mr. Nenad Lhotka
  • Mr. Ken Peter
  • Mrs. Pamela Rebello

The 1st Annual Distinction Awards was held January 18th, 2014 in the Concert Hall Ballroom at the Fort Garry Hotel. The event was hosted by former RWB dancer and Shaw TV personality Tracy Koga.

The Honourees were:

  • Ms Rachel Browne
  • Mr Arnold Spohr
  • Mrs Doreen Bissett
  • Mrs Donna Fiala
  • Mrs Daphne Korol
  • Mrs Vi Robertson

Photo Gallery – Distinction Awards 2014