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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

Eric Bean Presents ‘Return to Paradise’.

Eric Bean Presents ‘Return to Paradise’.

Bermudian dancer and choreographer Eric Bean Jr. will be presenting an evening of dance that he hopes will stimulate positive dialogue about the ills plaguing Bermuda, entitled ‘Return to Paradise’. Featuring some of Bermuda’s best young dancers, Return to Paradise is a seventy minute production choreographed entirely by Mr. Bean. It will run... Read more of this article

Dancers Receive Over $50,000 In Scholarships

Dancers Receive Over $50,000 In Scholarships

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda today [Aug.9] announced the eight recipients of scholarships and bursaries for the 2011-2012 academic year. The awards represent a total of $50,500 in funding. The scholarships and bursaries are for study at accredited institutions in the U.S., England and Scotland and have been awarded following a rigourous... Read more of this article

Don Kramer Honoured At Dance Gala

Don Kramer Honoured At Dance Gala

Scholarships for Bermuda dance teachers to study for accreditation at American Ballet Theatre’s New York studios and a $100,000 gift from one of Bermuda’s most successful reinsurers were highlights of the National Dance Foundation of Bermuda’s annual fundraising gala held at the Fairmont Southampton on Saturday night [Feb 19]. Pictured below are... Read more of this article

Misty Copeland to Perform in Bermuda

Misty Copeland to Perform in Bermuda

One of the top black ballet dancers in the world will be gracing the stage in Bermuda next week. Misty Copeland is the first African American soloist at American Ballet Theatre, which is considered one of the top ballet companies in the U.S. The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda announced today that Misty Copeland and Sascha Radetsky, soloists with... Read more of this article

Kramer Elected: American Ballet Theatre Board

Kramer Elected: American Ballet Theatre Board

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda today [Jan 27] announced that its chairman, insurance executive Donald Kramer, has been elected chairman of the Board of Governing Trustees of American Ballet Theatre [ABT]. Mr. Kramer, who has headed the National Dance Foundation since its inception in 2003, has served on ABT’s Board since 2005. ABT Executive... Read more of this article

National Dance Foundation 2011 Calendar

National Dance Foundation 2011 Calendar

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda today launched a 12-month calendar produced as a fundraiser for young Bermuda dancers participating in DanceBermuda, the Foundation’s international three-week summer intensive. The 2011 calendar has been sponsored by the Ross “Blackie” Talbot Charity Classic and, as a result, all proceeds will go directly... Read more of this article

Videos: So You Think You Can Dance

Videos: So You Think You Can Dance

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda contest to win two free tickets to the finale of the Emmy-award winning TV series So You Think You Can Dance is underway, and you can help to choose the winner. Eight dancers learned a routine by Napoleon and Tabitha D’Umo, who are top hip hop choreographers, and a panel of judges chaired by member of the former... Read more of this article