Great Scholarship For High School Dancers

We saw this call for applications from Urbanity Dance on the Dance Action Network and wanted to help spread the word about this fabulous scholarship. Last year's recipient, Yanyun Xiao, is now attending Duke University and said, "The process of writing the essay even further inspired me to have dance enrich my life throughout college." This year's scholarship will be presented at Urbanity's spring concert, Versus, on Sunday May 2nd.So get writing, and best of luck.


Essays Due April 20th, 2010

High School Seniors: Win $500 for college!

Essay Writing Contest Just For Dancers

Do you have a passion for dance? Are you headed to college next year?

Tell Urbanity about it and you could win cash for school!

THE CHALLENGE: Tell us in approximately 500 words: ‘How and why do you plan to balance dance and school during college?’

THE PRIZE: $500.00 College Scholarship

DEADLINE: April 20, 2010 (Scholarship will be presented Sunday, May 2, 2010)

INSTRUCTIONS: Email your 500 word essay to youth.urbanitydance@gmail.com

Along with your essay, also include the following:

1.) full name

2.) date of birth

3.) mailing address

4.) phone

5.) email

6.) current high school

7.) current dance school

8.) current dance teachers

9.) the college/program you anticipate attending in fall 2010


Urbanity Dance Spring Revue

Friday, April 30 & Saturday, May 1, 2010, 7:30pm

Sunday May 2, 2010, 2:00pm

Boston University Dance Theater

In Versus, Urbanity Dance examines the struggle of the self to keep from getting lost amidst the masses, trends, and pressures of modern life. In the spirit of true community collaboration, ten original works will be presented – choreographed by five Urbanity Company members. Costumes are designed by local fashion designers; lighting and sets by local artists and architects. Creativity abounds as Versus studies the joy and tension involved in the daily grind that hurtles us through each day.


$22 General Admission

$18 Students/Seniors/Boston Dance Alliance Members

Dance Theater Box Office: 617.358.2500

Office Hours: Wednesday - Friday (2pm-6pm)

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