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Cecchetti Scholarships, Awards and Summer Schools 2019

Cecchetti Scholarships, Awards and Summer Schools 2019

6 February 2019

Dates and application details for upcoming Cecchetti events

CECCHETTI SUMMER SCHOOLS 2019
The Cecchetti Summer School for Teachers and the Summer School for Students will take place at Elmhurst Ballet School, Birmingham, from Sunday 21st to Friday 26th July 2019. The Cecchetti Summer School for Young Dancers will take place at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Hertfordshire from Sunday 28th July to Friday 2nd August 2019. These are great opportunities for you and/or your students to access excellent training opportunities, with experienced teaching faculties and all the facilities a vocational training school can provide.
If you have never attended a Summer School before, or if you are returning, Sharon Orme and any of our three course organisers will be happy to give you more information. In the first instance please contact Sharon (cecchetti@istd.org) who can pass your enquiry on to one of the three organisers.

CECCHETTI SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS 2019
The Cecchetti Trust generously supports a number of Scholarships and Awards to allow for study of Cecchetti work. N.B. Scholarships are open to UK and non UK applicants.

SUMMER SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS FOR TEACHERS, STUDENTS AND YOUNG DANCERS
Scholarships are available for attendance at the three Cecchetti Summer Schools in 2019. There is a range given for teachers studying at different levels from DDE to Fellowship on the Teachers’ course. Scholarships are also provided for talented students working at vocational level to attend the Students’ course at Elmhurst. Scholarships for those who wish to attend the Young Dancers course at Tring are intended for those who are in particular need of financial support.
The details of all Awards and applications forms are available by contacting Sharon Orme at cecchetti@istd.org or telephone 07551 159471. Applications need to be received by 1st March 2019 for consideration at Faculty Committee meeting on 3rd March 2019.

THE DIANA BARKER MEMORIAL AWARD AND THE RICHARD GLASSTONE AWARD
The Cecchetti Trust also supports the Diana Barker Memorial Award and the Richard Glasstone Award.
The Diana Barker Award is for the Study of Cecchetti Fellowship or the Enrico Cecchetti Diploma and can be used to attend a Cecchetti summer school or course, or towards the examination fee.
Applicants are asked to contact Sharon Orme for an application form to be returned by 1st March 2019 – details as above.
The Richard Glasstone Award is for ex-professional dancers who have already embarked on a teaching career, or professional dancers who want to transition to teaching. It is given to enable applicants to enhance their understanding of the teaching of classical ballet in general and the Cecchetti Method in particular.
Applications for the Richard Glasstone Award should be made to Elisabeth Swan, Chairman: Cecchetti Society Trust, email cst@cecchetti.co.uk by 25th January 2019.


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