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Eight Dancers Receive Scholarship Awards

Eight Dancers Receive Scholarship Awards

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda announced that eight of Bermuda’s most talented young dancers — Ravi Cannonier-Watson, Mikayla Wilson, Jada Pearman, Shanna Henry, Rihanna Evelyn, Marcus Smith, Taylor Railton and Alexis Smith — have all received scholarships. “It is these scholarships that will enable and support these gifted... Read more of this article

National Dance Foundation Awards Announced

National Dance Foundation Awards Announced

The successful recipients of the 2016 National Dance Foundation of Bermuda’s Fund awards, bursaries and professional development are continuing their training at centres of excellence for dance overseas. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Ballet Association established this dance scholarship legacy in the 1960’s. In 2005 the National Dance... Read more of this article

Dance Foundation Awards $47K In Scholarships

Dance Foundation Awards $47K In Scholarships

A number of local dancers have been rewarded for their talents, with the National Dance Foundation of Bermuda awarding $47,500 in scholarships to nine young Bermudian dancers. “Mr. Brian O’Hara, Deputy Chairman of the National Dance Foundation of Bermuda, today awarded scholarships and bursaries to nine young Bermudians to benefit from world-class... Read more of this article

2015 National Dance Scholarships Available

2015 National Dance Scholarships Available

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda has announced their major scholarship awards for 2015, with all awards supporting study overseas as a dance major at an accredited university or conservatory. The Catherine Zeta Jones Scholarship in honour of Patricia Calnan valued at $15,000 will be awarded to a dancer who demonstrates exemplary talent and commitment... Read more of this article

National Dance Foundation Offering Scholarships

National Dance Foundation Offering Scholarships

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda has announced their major scholarship awards for 2015. All awards will support study overseas as a dance major at an accredited university or conservatory. The Catherine Zeta Jones Scholarship in honour of Patricia Calnan valued at $15,000 will be awarded to a dancer who demonstrates exemplary talent and commitment... Read more of this article

Dance Foundation Names Scholarship Winners

Dance Foundation Names Scholarship Winners

The winners of the 2014 National Dance Foundation awards, bursaries, and professional development funding are on their way to continue their training at centers of excellence for dance overseas. Alexis Richens, winner of the $15,000 prestigious Patricia Calnan Award, a pupil from the Jackson School of Performing Arts, is returning for her final year... Read more of this article

Dance Foundation Awards Bermuda Dancers

Dance Foundation Awards Bermuda Dancers

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda recently showcased some of the island’s most talented dancers at the 2014 National Dance Foundation of Bermuda Award Presentation, with many of them being awarded with generous bursaries. Deputy Chairman of the National Dance Foundation Brian O’Hara said, “This scholarship legacy was established... Read more of this article

Photos: Dancers Receive $60,000 In Scholarships

Photos: Dancers Receive $60,000 In Scholarships

Mr. Don Kramer, Chairman of the National Dance Foundation of Bermuda, today [Aug 21] announced the ten recipients of scholarships and bursaries for 2012-2013. These awards represent a total of $60,000 in funding which is the largest scholarship funding ever by the Foundation. This year the Foundation received double the number of applicants than in... Read more of this article

Dance Foundation Gala Wows Audience

Dance Foundation Gala Wows Audience

The Youth Company of Dancing Classrooms Founder Pierre Dulaine wowed a 300-strong audience at the National Dance Foundation of Bermuda’s annual fundraising gala at the Fairmont Southampton Resort on Saturday night. Mr. Dulaine’s acclaimed Dancing Classrooms curriculum, which uses dance to build social awareness, confidence and self-esteem in children... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Dance Foundation Gala

Upcoming: Dance Foundation Gala

National Dance Foundation of Bermuda announced that Pierre Dulaine, founder of the acclaimed Dancing Classrooms curriculum and inspiration for the hit film “Take the Lead”, will be featured on the programme of the Foundation’s annual gala to be held on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the Fairmont Southampton Princess. Mr. Dulaine’s success at... Read more of this article

Bermudian Accepted Into Welsh Ballet Company

Bermudian Accepted Into Welsh Ballet Company

Bermudian dancer Krystal Smith will be gracing the stages of the United Kingdom soon, after being accepted into Ballet Cymru’s Senior Associates Programme. The programme trains dancers for entry to the company, and as a Senior Associate, she will also be performing with them throughout the year as she learns their repertoire. The Welsh company... Read more of this article

National Dance Foundation Scholarship Winners

National Dance Foundation Scholarship Winners

National Dance Foundation of Bermuda announced the recipients of scholarships established by Academy Award and Tony Award winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones for attendance at next year’s DanceBermuda summer intensive. The awards were made at the end of the DanceBermuda workshop production yesterday [Aug.19] in front of a sold-out audience at the... Read more of this article

Upcoming: National Dance Foundation Workshop

Upcoming: National Dance Foundation Workshop

Five young men from the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School in New York will join 42 Bermuda dancers in a workshop production on Friday, August 19 that marks the culmination of Dance Bermuda 2011, a three-week intensive programme run by the National Dance Foundation of Bermuda in partnership with American Ballet Theatre (ABT). The workshop production... Read more of this article