Dance Scholarships & Awards


NEW!! PKMF Tri-Discipline Scholarship

Application to be sent to Box 23041 Penticton BC V2A 8L7 or dropped off at the Leir House, Room 2.

Applications must be received by March 1, 2019.

Attention: PKMF Scholarship Panel

Penticton Kiwanis Music, Dance and Speech Arts Festival would like to recognize a well rounded performer; demonstrated by registration in multiple disciplines. For any aged youth registered in Three (3) or more Solo Entry Disciplines of Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival. Any combination of registration in 3 disciplines of: Classical/Modern Dance, Stage Dance, Classical Voice, Musical Theatre, Pianoforte, Speech Arts, Strings, Woodwind, Brass or Guitar. (Classical Dance and Modern Dance qualify as one discipline).

Application must include

  • -Name
  • -Address
  • -a list of confirmed entries (Discipline, Category/Title, comp #)
  • -a short essay of what involvement in the Performing Arts means to you (250 words or less)

Winners of the Scholarship will be selected by a panel of board members and presented at the Highlights Concert.

Applications must be received by March 1, 2019.

 

CLASSICAL SECTION, MAJOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter THREE of the following:
ONE Ballet (Demi-Pointe or Pointe), and TWO selections from Demi-Pointe, Pointe, Neo-Classical, Contemporary Ballet, Demi-character/ Character, Interpretive Ballet, Character-National.

RUNNER-UP CLASSICAL SECTION, MAJOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter THREE of the following:
ONE Ballet (Demi-Pointe or Pointe), and TWO selections from Demi-Pointe, Pointe, Neo-Classical, Contemporary Ballet, Demi-character/ Character, Interpretive Ballet, Character-National.

CLASSICAL SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter TWO of the following:
ONE Ballet (Demi-Pointe or Pointe), and ONE selection from Demi-Pointe, Pointe, Neo-Classical, Contemporary Ballet, Demi-character/ Character, Interpretive Ballet, Character-National.

RUNNER-UP CLASSICAL SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter TWO of the following:
ONE Ballet (Demi-Pointe or Pointe), and ONE selection from Demi-Pointe, Pointe, Neo-Classical, Contemporary Ballet, Demi-character/ Character, Interpretive Ballet, Character-National.

MODERN SECTION, MAJOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
Modern, Contemporary AND Interpretive

RUNNER-UP MODERN SECTION, MAJOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
Modern, Contemporary AND Interpretive 

MODERN SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
Modern and Contemporary

RUNNER-UP MODERN SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
Modern and Contemporary

STAGE SECTION, MAJOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
THREE selections from Variety, Musical Theatre, Song and Dance, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap or Street Dance, ONE of which MUST be Jazz or Tap.

RUNNER-UP STAGE SECTION, MAJOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
THREE selections from Variety, Musical Theatre, Song and Dance, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap or Street Dance, ONE of which MUST be Jazz or Tap.

STAGE SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
TWO selections from Variety, Musical Theatre, Song and Dance, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap or Street Dance, ONE of which MUST be Jazz or Tap.

RUNNER-UP STAGE SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
TWO selections from: Variety, Music Theatre, Song and Dance, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap or Street Dance, ONE of which MUST be Jazz or Tap .

DALE CHARLES MEMORIAL BURSARY 
Must enter Classical Dance in any solo category; Stage Dance in any solo category: Ballet and Modern Technique Classes and one of the Stage Dance Technique Classes.

 

 

DANCE TROPHIES

Dr. Patrick Melton Memorial Shield

Classical Ballet Group

Terpsichore Dance, Dale Charles Memorial Trophy

Modern/Contemporary Group

Osoyoos Home Hardware Shield

Stage Group

Noonan Memorial Shield

Variety / Musical Theatre Group

 

 

MEDALLIONS

NEW!! 

Previously determined by age and category. New to 2018, medallions are to be awarded to the highest mark each session. All performers in the same session are eligible, regardless of category or age. Solos, duos, trios will receive a medallion each participant. Groups will receive one medallion for the group. 

 

NO BORDERS GROUP DANCE CHALLENGE

NEW!! 

Winning Classical and Jazz groups entrance fees paid to attend Surrey Festival of Dance to compete in No Borders Group Dance Challenge. Groups of each discipline have the chance to win $500. A day of showcasing some of the top winning groups in BC. Competition dates: May 2018.