Dance Ontario is soliciting nominations for the JACQUE FOESIER YOUTH DANCE AWARD. This annual award seeks to recognize exceptional young dancers ages 19 & under who are not only pursuing excellence in their craft but go above and beyond making a difference in the lives of others and/or contributing to the dance community.
Dance Ontario knows that there are many young dancers across Ontario doing great things and we are confident that there are dancers in your studio, school, company, classes or program that you think deserve a nomination.
We look forward to highlighting the recipient of the Dance Ontario Youth Award and their achievements at the award ceremony that will take place during DanceWeekend’19 next January. A cash award of $300 is also included.
Please see a brief summary of criteria below, together with a nomination form.
The deadline is Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 5pm.
Should you need further clarification, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Jacque Foesier Youth Dance Award Criteria
Dance Ontario seeks to recognize a young talented dancer who goes beyond their training to make a difference, effect change, develop, promote, inspire, educate, connect and contribute.
The Award is named after Jacque Foesier, long-time Dance Ontario Board member and dedicated dance teacher who made significant contributions to the dance community in the province.
Nominee must have:
- demonstrated a passion, dedication and commitment in the pursuit of excellence in dance;
- a proven track record of successful competitions and/or performances and be a strong dancer in their genre(s)
- demonstrated a contribution to the dance community as a teacher/assistant, volunteer, organizer or advocate
Nominators must submit:
- A completed nomination form
- A letter of recommendation if nominator is not a studio/company director, teacher, or choreographer
- A performance video, either a DVD or links to YouTube or Vimeo - public or unlisted (which are private) links can be submitted online via e-mail
We look forward to receiving your nominations!