Award winners 2009 to 2010

Manuela Berndt, a 28 year old German dancer and choreographer currently living in Leeds, wishes to travel to Buenos Aires. She will undertake intensive research with creators of Casa Dorrego to study their innovative practice/ways of incorporating improvisational multimedia in live performance. The scholarship is for £1,105. report

Karolina Bieszczad-Roley, a 29 year old Polish dancer photographer with a training in Butoh, and currently living in London, wishes to travel to Zagreb. She will attend Performance Studies International Conference and present a 20 minute paper on photographing Butoh dance, and meet other researchers. The scholarship is for £230. report

Rachel Birch-Lawson, a 23 year old British dancer and choreographer, currently living in London, wishes to travel to Lisbon, Antwerp, and Hamburg. She has been invited to participate in ‘Dance Beyond Borders’, a transcultural dance education project involving a series of residencies. The scholarship is for £300. report

Deepa Ganash, a 36 year old Indian Bharatanatyam dancer and teacher currently living in Manchester, wishes to travel to Chennai in India. She will absorb herself in the 81-year-old festival of music and dance and attend the Natya Kala conference where doyens of dance meet. The scholarship is for £651. report

Antonio Guedes, a 27 year old Spanish contemporary dancer and choreographer, currently living in London, wishes to travel to Girona in Spain. He will train with Julyen Hamilton at an annual workshop on Dance Technique and Improvisation. The scholarship is for £250. report

Catherine Hawkins, a 42 year old British dance artist, currently living in Leigh, Lancashire, wishes to travel to New York. She will extend her skills and experience in Klein Technique and embark on Walk of Life Training. The scholarship is for £420. report

Victoria Igbokwe, a 27 year old British dancer and choreographer, currently living in London, wishes to travel to New York. She will develop her knowledge in House Dance, Waacking and Vogueing to inform her work as a choreographer. The scholarship is for £235. report

Cleo Lake, a 29 year old British dance leader and dance artist, currently living in Bristol, wishes to travel to Ghana. She will learn more of the traditional dances of Ghana and extend her knowledge of her dual heritage. The scholarship is for £800. report

Harriet Macauley, a 27 year old British dancer and choreographer currently living in Borehamwood, wishes to travel to Massachusetts, USA. She will attend the Jacob’s Pillow festival to immerse, enrich and break down personal boundaries. The scholarship is for £329. report

Kate McMonagle, a 27 year old Irish dancer and lecturer currently living in Barnet, Hertfordshire, wishes to travel to USA, Illinois. She will enhance her teaching by attending a Humphrey-Weidman and Limon technique and repertory workshop. The scholarship is for £575. report

Claire Murray, a 34 year old British dance teacher currently living in Newbury, Berks, wishes to travel to Seattle, USA. She will attend the Skinner Releasing Technique Teacher Training program. The scholarship is for £437. unable to take up scholarship

Nicola Northover, a 38 year old British dance teacher, currently living in Bridport, wishes to travel to New York. She will participate in New York City tap festival, masterclasses, lectures and performances. The scholarship is for £502. report

Emmi Ogle, a 28 year old Britsh burlesque contortionist, currently living in Banbury, wishes to travel to San Francisco. She will continue her personal and professional development through training in Contortion and Burlesque dance. The scholarship is for £377. report

Ella Peck, a 26 year old British dancer and choreographer currently living in Brixton,wishes to travel to New York. She will train in Breakdance and Mambo in order to improve the delivery of Mambo in the UK. The scholarship is for £502. report

Saffinez Setohy, a 26 year old British dancer and choreographer, currently living in London,wishes to travel to Hamburg, Lisbon, and Antwerp. She has been selected to participate in the European exchange/professional development programme ‘Dance Beyond Borders’. The scholarship is for £300. report

Tiffany Strawson, a 36 year old British theatre artist, currently living in Totnes, Devon, wishes to travel to Bali. She will learn female and women’s performance roles within the Topeng mask genre with Ni Ketut Arini. The scholarship is for £939. report

Anusha Subramanyam, a 42 year old British performer, choeographer and teacher, currently living in London, wishes to travel to Pittsburgh, USA. She will undertake advanced training in experiential anatomy at the Centre for Body Mind Centering. The scholarship is for £443. report

Rachel Sweeney, a 33 year old Irish dance facilitator, dancer and choreographer who is currently living in Plymouth wishes to travel to Perth, Australia. She will attend thr International Performance conference ‘Boom or bust’, Bodyweather site-based workshops, and a dance residency at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Arts. The scholarship is for £682. report

Stuart Waters, a 31 year old British dancer, currently living in Leamington Spa, wishes to travel to New York. He will take classes in Klein Technique. The scholarship is for £268. report

Errol White, a 38 year old British dancer and choreographer, currently living in Edinburgh wishes to travel to Portugal, Lisbon. He will explore the relationship between choreographer and composer. The scholarship is for £277. report