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Awards

You will find a few highlights of our awards in recent years below:

  • Finalist, Daniel Phoenix Singh. Innovation in the Arts–Mayor’s Arts Awards. March 2010
  • Dakshina’s May 2010 Dance Place Show was selected as the critic’s pick by the Washington Post chief critic Sarah Kaufman. One of two local companies to make this distinguished roster. January 2010
  • Dakshina’s May Dance Place Show was chosen as the Number One pick of five events by Arion Berger in the Express Daily. 2009
  • Emerging Group, for Bell Song, Singh’s fusion work incorporating Bharata Natyam and Modern Dance. Dance Metro DC. 2008
  • Excellence in Costume Design (shared with Roxann Morgan) for Bell Song, Singh’s fusion work incorporating Bharata Natyam and Modern Dance., Dance Metro DC. 2008
  • Dakshina’s May Dance Place Show was chosen as the Best Pick by Nick Green in the Washington City Paper. 2008.
  • Founder’s Award for Innovation in Dance, Dance Metro DC. 2007
  • Singh was selected for the Asia-21 Young Leaders Forum. 2007
  • Finalist, Emerging Artist–Mayor’s Arts Awards. 2007 and 2006
  • Dakshina’s National Geographic Show was chosen as the Best Pick by the Express daily paper. 2005
  • Finalist, Set Design for Songs of My Life, Dance Metro DC. 2005
  • Songs of My Life selected as Best Pick by Sarah Godfrey in the Washington City Paper. 2004
  • Singh became the first Alumnus to be invited to present a program at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland. 2004