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SEE ADDITIONAL AWARDS  

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Florence Cavannaugh Award

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The Florence Cavannaugh Award is awarded to a dance major of senior status who excelled as a technician, performer, teacher, and choreographer while attending Hope College.

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THE DELONG SENIOR DANCE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DANCE

AN AWARD PRESENTED BY THE DANCE DEPARTMENT TO A DESERVING STUDENT WHO HAS DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL DEVELOPMENT AS A DANCE ARTIST AND SHOWS PROMISE IN THE FIELD OF DANCE.


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Kurtze Wickersheimer Dance Performance Award


The Hope College Dance Department is pleased to announce the inception of the
Kurtze Wickersheimer Dance Performance Award

Given in recognition of a senior dance major or minor for outstanding sustained achievement in the Art of Dance having demonstrated qualitative range and long-term development as a performing artist.

The Kurtze Wickersheimer Award is intended to help support a young artist navigate the intersection of academe and artistic life – a pivotal moment in the artist’s career.

The successful applicant will provide evidence of intent to pursue a professional dance career. The prospective awardee will submit complete application (see below) by Friday February 24, 2012, to be reviewed by a panel of dance faculty plus two alumni who have successfully worked in the professional arena of dance.

$1,000 award open to senior dance majors and minors

To be considered for the Award, Applicant must~

Submit:
Resume with Cover letter
Artist’s Statement & Post-graduation plan
(500 words or less)
DVD:
6-8 minutes in length
Photos, excerpts of performances / choreography

Send to:
Hope College Dance Department
168 E. 13th St.
Holland, MI 49423
Attn: Linda Graham

Due:
February of each year

’01 alum Jodi Kurtze Wickersheimer graduated from Hope with majors in dance performance/choreography and communication. She danced professionally with Jump Rhythm Jazz Project and Billy Siegenfield Dance Company and served as associate director of special gifts with the American Diabetes Association in Chicago, An active volunteer with many organizations, she is currently Senior Director of Development, Chicago College of Performing Arts/University Libraries at Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL. In 2007 she was awarded the Hope College Young Alumni recipient. This award is the highest honor the Hope College Alumni Association can bestow on a young alumnus.

 

 

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