awards and recognition

  • Tennessee Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Fellowship Award for Choreography – Awarded to Artistic Director, Valeria Sinyavskaya
  • Arts Council of Greater Kingsport Artistic Leadership Award 2008 – Awarded to Artistic Director, Valeria Sinyavskaya
  • Arts Council of Greater Kingsport Arts Leadership award in 2010 – Awarded to Executive Director, Bertina Dew
  • Tennessee Association of Dance award in Dance Advocacy in 2011 – Awarded to Executive Director, Bertina Dew
  • YWCA Tribute to Women award for Volunteerism in 2012 – Awarded to Executive Director, Bertina Dew
  • Tennessee Association of Dance Distinguished Teacher Award in 2017 – Awarded to Artistic Director, Valeria Sinyavskaya

Student Awards:

  • Graham Barnes – Partial scholarship to Bolshoi Academy Summer Intensive 2017
  • Alayna Farmer – Partial summer study scholarship Tennessee Association of Dance 2016
  • Emma Brown – Partial summer study scholarship Tennessee Association of Dance 2015
  • Abby Fish – Partial summer study scholarship Tennessee Association of Dance 2015
  • Bella Velasco – Wake Forest University, Presidential Scholarship for Dance 2012
  • Adriana Dew – Wake Forest University, Presidential Scholarship for Dance 2008