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Scholarships

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Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival is proud of our ability to offer numerous scholarships to students each year so they are able to attend the festival. Scholarships are very competitive and funding varies depending on the source of funding and the student application. Some scholarships are restricted to specific cities, regions or state while others are available without restrictions. For example: in most situations, scholarships are awarded for partial tuition,

Awards are based on the following criteria: 
1) Quality of performance (from audition or video)
2) Financial need
3) Students who have attended previous festivals.
In addition, consideration is given to student traveling extended distances.

Application Process

The following materials must be included to be eligible for consideration:
1. Completed online application form. You will need to create an account to submit the application.
2. Recommendation form or letter from a dance instructor with whom you are currently studying or have previously studied.*
3. Recommendation form or letter from an academic teacher with whom you are currently studying or have previously studied (could be a Junior High, High School or college instructor) OR A character recommendation form or letter from a person of your choice, like an adult who knows you well. 
5. A video (uploaded using the online applicaiton) which demonstrates your technical and performance ability. The video must include at least 2 dances from different dance genres selected from the following: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Tap, or Character. 

Acceptable video content for scholarship submission

Ballet: Excerpts from a formal ballet barre and center, or formal variation. 
Modern & Jazz: Excerpts from a formal dance class, and/or formal combination.
Musical Theatre, Tap or Character: short dance that best demonstrates your ability. 
Whatever you choose for your video presentation, be sure it demonstrates your best ability. PLEASE LIMIT VIDEO TO NO MORE THAN 7 MINUTES TOTAL RUNNING TIME. Videos of performances or other formats other than what is requested above will disqualify the applicant.

 

All materials can be submitted using the new online application

Please email any questions to admin@snowyrangedance.com

Applications are due May 15, 2020


 

Master Class & Audition/Info Session

Cache Valley Civic Ballet
290 North 400 East Logan, UT 8432

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Ballet Technique class 4:00-5:45
Audition and Info Session 5:45 - 6:30 p.m.

INCLUDED IN THIS SESSION:
Ballet master class with University of Wyoming Dept. of Theatre & Dance faculty/SRSDF co-director MARSHA FAY KNIGHT

Audition, Q&A session about SRSDF and the University of Wyoming dance program

All interested dancers may participate in the master class and information session.

Dancers interested in auditioning for a scholarship may present a 1-2 minute solo in preferred genre following the master class. Please bring a phone/recording device to record solo material for upload to Submittable/SRSDF. Alternatively, dancers may choose to attend the master class and info session, and later upload audition solo prior to the May 15 deadline.



Classis Dance Academy
7036 S. Potomac Street Centennial, CO

Monday, January 20, 2020
Ballet Technique Class 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Audition and Info Session 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

INCLUDED IN THIS SESSION:
Ballet master class with University of Wyoming Dept. of Theatre & Dance faculty/SRSDF co-director MARSHA FAY KNIGHT

Audition, Q&A session about SRSDF and the University of Wyoming dance program

All interested dancers may participate in the master class and information session.

Dancers interested in auditioning for a scholarship may present a 1-2 minute solo in preferred genre following the master class. Please bring a phone/recording device to record solo material for upload to Submittable/SRSDF. Alternatively, dancers may choose to attend the master class and info session, and later upload audition solo prior to the May 15 deadline.


 

Please continue to check back frequently for more class information as more will be added.

 

Contact Us

Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6122

Email: admin@snowyrangedance.com

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