In 2018, Vangeline was awarded an NYFA/NYSCA Artist Fellow in Choreographyin the same year she received a commission from Surface Area Dance Theatre that was supported by the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation and the Heritage Lottery Fund.  

Vangeline is the founder of the New York Butoh Institute Festival. She pioneered the award-winning, 13-year running program “The Dream a Dream Project”, which brings butoh dance to incarcerated men and women at correctional facilities across New York State. Her choreographed work has been performed in Chile, Hong Kong, Germany, Denmark, France, UK, and Taiwan. Her work as an educator, choreographer and curator is supported by The National Endowment for the Arts, Japan Foundation, New York Department of Cultural Affairs, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York Council on the Arts, Robert Friedman Foundation, and Asian American Arts Alliance.