Award winners 2011 to 2012

Gabrielle Agis, a 50 year-old dancer/choreographer living in London, will travel to Hammerfest, Norway to research the imagery used in traditional dances of the Sami people in Northern Lapland. The scholarship is for £457. report

Dominique Baron-Bonarjee, a 38 year-old dancer/choreographer currently living in London, wishes to travel to Tokyo, Japan. She will develop her knowledge and experience of Butoh, visit archives, and attend workshops with celebrated Butoh artists. The scholarship is for £726. report

Rachel Birch, a 22 year-old dancer/choreographer living in Northumberland, wishes to travel to Bassando del Grappa, Italy. She will attend the B-motion part of Operaestate Festival, Veneto, as a volunteer to help organise the event as well as take part in classes, discussions and view performances. The scholarship is for £210. (Unable to take up scholarship)

Amy Butler, a 26 year-old dancer/choreographer living in Leeds, wishes to travel to Coimbatore, India, where she will complete teacher training in Integral Yoga. The scholarship is for £953. report

Gemma Coldicott, a 32 year-old dancer/choreographer living in South Croydon, will travel to New York. Currently she leads dance workshops with sufferers of Parkinson’s disease, and she wants to attend a Mark Morris Dance Group course ‘Dance for Parkinson’s’. The scholarship is for £452. report

Marguerite Galizia, a 29 year-old, Maltese dancer and choreographer currently living in London, wishes to travel to Gottenborn, Germany. She will participate in an international research laboratory led by Johannes Birringer, with a range of artists working with digital devices in a performance context. The scholarship is for £172. report

Victoria Gray, a 28 year-old dancer, choreographer and lecturer from North Yorkshire, wishes to travel to New York. She has been invited to perform her piece ‘Drei’ at the Grace Exhibition Space helping her to develop both independent practice and the teaching of performance. The scholarship is for £450. report

Henrietta Hale, a 37 year-old dancer/choreographer currently living in London, wishes to travel to Athens, Greece. She will participate in a choreographic research residency at the Duncan Dance Research Centre, an opportunity to share practice with practitioners from different cultural backgrounds. The scholarship is for £176. report

Sheena Kelly, a 25 year-old dancer/choreographer from County Tyrone, N. Ireland, wishes to travel to Johannesburg, South Africa. She will take part in Ithuba, a large scale community dance project with 110 participants from a township near Johannesburg. The scholarship is for £836. report

Hannah Lefeuvre, a 29 year-old British dancer and choreographer from Yeovil, wishes to travel to West Bengal, India. She will shadow and deliver dance and movement practice at BASHS, a centre for primary education and health care for underprivileged children in West Bengal. The scholarship is for £525. report

Isabel Lloyd, a 24 year-old dancer/choreographer currently living in Cardiff, South Wales, wishes to travel to San Francisco and Los Angeles in the USA. She will attend the San Francisco HipHop Dancefest and spend time in Los angeles to enhance her dance knowledge in Funk styles and B-Boying. The scholarship is for £649. report

Madeleine McGowan, a 30 year-old dancer/choreographer currently living in London, wishes to travel to Pune, India, where she will exchange skills with a teacher of Indian tradition of Mallakamb rope at the Academy of Physical Education. The scholarship is for £731. report

Siobhan O’Neill, a 46 year-old dancer/choreographer currently living in London, wishes to travel to Coventry to undertake the second year of Skinner Releasing Technique Teacher Training. The scholarship is for £150. report

Latifat Saka, a 47 year-old dancer/choreographer currently living in London, wishes to travel to Bamako, Mali. She will undertake training with Papson Sylla, research dance in local communities under Papson’s guidance, document her experience and develop network of contacts. The scholarship is for £625. report

Christopher Scott, a 20 year-old dancer/choreographer currently living in Berkshire, will travel to Sydney, Australia. He will participate in six-week dance intensive taking classes and observing professional companies. The scholarship is for £950. report

Emily Shaw, a 39 year-old dancer/choreographer currently living in Brighton, wishes to travel to Dance Base in Edinburgh. She will study Peggy Hackney’s approach using Bartenieff’s Principles, exploring areas of personal growth and creativity. The scholarship is for £93. report

Rosa Shreeves, dancer and choreographer currently living in London, will travel to Guatemala, Antigua, to deepen her knowledge of Mayan culture with a renowned spiritual leader, and to contribute through creative dance to the indigenous communities. The scholarship is for £740. report

Cai Tomas, a 31 year-old dancer/choreographer living in London, wishes to travel to California. He will attend a one-week summer training with Anna Halprin and Tiara Restar at the Tamalpa Institute. The scholarship is for £655. report

Jenni Wren, a 34 year-old dancer/choreographer living in Leeds, wishes to travel to Los Angeles to participate in Dance Camera West (film festival) 2011. She will attend a variety of films, performances and lectures to extend her experience and practice. The scholarship is for £828. (Unable to take up scholarship)