Recent awards in dance

By Cindy Brett

Miriam and Lawrence Adams won the What’s the Big Idea Parasol Award from the Dance Umbrella of Ontario … Sara Coffin won the Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award from The Dance Centre … Margie Gillis received an insignia of the Ordre nationale du Québec from Premier Jean Charest … Sylvie Bouchard of BoucharDanse received the 2009 K.M. Hunter Artist Award for Dance … Kaeja d’Dance received its second Caring Connections Award from the Toronto District School Board … the film 40 Years of One Night Stands, about Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB), by executive producer and former RWB dancer Patti Ross Milne with director Jeff McKay, won three awards at Winnipeg’s Yorkton Film Festival including Best Documentary in Arts and Culture.

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