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Summer School 2020 bursaries

People Dancing are delighted to have teamed up with Parkinson’s Equip and the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) to be able to offer a number of bursaries for the 2020 People Dancing Summer School. Four different bursary schemes are available and you can apply for more than one bursary, if you meet the criteria, but only one bursary will be awarded per applicant.

 

Criteria relating to each of the bursary funds can be found below with links to the relevant bursary application form.



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Bursaries for young people aged 18 to 26

People Dancing Young People’s bursary applicants must:

Be between the ages of 18 and 26 on Monday 27 July 2020
Be resident in the UK
Be interested in pursuing a career in dance teaching/leading/facilitation
Be committed to continuing professional development
Have a sound grounding in at least one dance style
Tell us why you should receive a bursary and what you hope to achieve through this training opportunity.

Please note: Young People’s bursary applications are only valid for the following courses:

Safe and effective warm up and cool down with Charlotte Tomlinson
Developing a dance project with Ruth Bates Lee
Co-creating choreography: disabled and non-disabled dancers creating together with Laura Jones and Chris Pavia from Stopgap Dance Company
Developing creativity with older participants with Clint Lutes
Improving your teaching skills for community dance practice with Geraldine Hurl 
Cross art form with Louise Katerega  
Using film in your dance practice with Michael Joseph  
Introduction to dance and dementia with Diane Amans.

Young People's bursary application form

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EFDSS bursaries for EFDSS or Folk Educator Group members
People Dancing is delighted to have teamed up with the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) to offer two bursaries to EfDSS or Folk Educator Group members.

EFDSS bursary applicants must:

Be over 18 years of age on Monday 27 July 2020
Be resident in the UK 
Be committed to continuing professional development
Have a sound grounding in at least one folk dance style
Tell us why you should receive a bursary and what you hope to achieve through this training opportunity.

EFDSS members are also welcome to apply for any of the other bursaries being offered at the People Dancing 2020 Summer School but only one bursary is available per applicant.

Please note: no prior recipients of an EFDSS bursary at a People Dancing Summer School may apply for either of these bursaries.

EFDSS applications are only valid for the following courses:

Developing a dance project with Ruth Bates Lee
Co-creating choreography: disabled and non-disabled dancers creating together with Laura Jones and Chris Pavia from Stopgap Dance Company
Developing creativity with older participants with Clint Lutes 
Improving your teaching skills for community dance practice with Geraldine Hurl 
Cross art form collaboration with Louise Katerega
Using film in your dance practice with Michael Joseph 
Introduction to dance and dementia with Diane Amans.

EFDSS bursary application form 

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Parkinson's EQUIP bursaries

There are four Parkinson’s Equip bursaries each worth £70.00 for people wishing to attend the Dance for people living with Parkinson’s practice sharing workshop and there are four Parkinson’s Equip bursaries each worth £150.00 for people wishing to attend the two-day Introduction to dance for people with Parkinson’s course.

Criteria

Your professional base should be primarily in the UK
You will be able to demonstrate that you have been working in dance (leading and teaching, performance and creation) for a minimum of 5 years
You will have undertaken a course of further or higher education in dance and/or related arts or have equivalent experience
You will tell us why you should receive a bursary and what you hope to achieve through this training opportunity
You will want to contribute to creating more opportunities/developing high quality dance experiences for and with people living with Parkinson's in the UK.

We would particularly like to encourage applications from dance artists working in diverse dance forms as these are currently under-represented in this specialist area of dance practice.

Parkinson's EQUIP bursary application form

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