Awards and Honors

The Dance Program's students, faculty, and alumni continue to shine in their field. Congratulations to the following for their achievements and distinction.

Dance Program Student Awards

Dance Program Scholarship for embracing the Dance Program Mission Katherine Kruger
The Mary Aid de Vries Scholarship for artistic merit and service excellence in the Dance Program Dominique See
The Evelyn H. Green Endowed Scholarship for artistic merit and promise Lillian Clausen
The James Vamenta Fesalbon Endowed Dance Scholarship for non-traditional dance majors Warren Woo
Dance Student Association Scholarship for leadership, service and commitment to the dance community Mackenzie Miller &
Rosemary Gentle
2014 Outstanding Achievement in Choreography Caitlin Bennett 
for Sense of a Clear Mind
2014 Honorable Mention in Choreography Hailey Burt for Tracks
Siena Dumas Ang
for Eleven

Outside Awards

2015 Graduate Medalist in the Arts Jason Ohlberg
2013 Dean's Medalist in the Arts Anna Zemke
2012 Mary Gates Scholar Elise Butterfield
2010 Undergraduate Research Award from the College of Arts and Sciences. This award was to support the development of his choreography in preparation for the 2010 American College Dance Festival regional conference. David Lorence Schleiffers
2010 Mary Gates Research Scholarship: This was awarded for an internship with the Chamber Dance Company for the 2010 season Alethea Alexander
2008 Dean's Medalist in the Arts: The Arts and Sciences Dean’s Medal is awarded to four graduating seniors each year, one from each of the College’s four divisions—arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Recipients are selected on the basis of grade point average and faculty recommendations. Alice Gosti
2008 Venture Scholarship and Research Scholarship from the Mary Gates Endowment for her creation and performance of "Airport Dance." Alice Gosti
2008 Mary Gates Leadership Scholarship Thomas Van Doren

Faculty Awards

Apr 2013 - March 2016 Donald E. Peterson Endowed Professor Jen Salk
Associate Professor
Apr 2013 - March 2016 Donald E. Peterson Endowed Fellow Jürg Koch
Assistant Professor
Apr 2013 - March 2016 Donald E. Peterson Endowed Fellow Juliet McMains
Associate Professor
Oct 2011 - Sept 2014 Floyd & Delores Jones Endowed Chair in the Arts Hannah Wiley
2008 Congress on Research in Dance (CORD): Outstanding Publication Award for her 2006 book, Glamour Addiction: Inside the American Ballroom Industry. Juliet McMains
Associate Professor
2006 UW Distinguished Teaching Award Jennifer Salk
Associate Professor

Share Your Success

If you are a student, alumna/alumnus, or faculty member of the Dance Program who has been recognized for achievements in dance, please email us so we may include you on our site.