The Daily Journal
March 5, 2013
[Vineland, New Jersey, USA] – Vineland Regional Dance Company have been auditioning for various summer dance programs while also preparing for their annual spring dance concert, “Seize the Dance,” which will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday [March 10] at Cumberland County College.
Not only have these dancers been accepted to prestigious schools, they also have received scholarships to help further their dance education. Among company dancers who have been accepted to programs and earned scholarships:
• Jason Ferro of Newfield was offered full tuition scholarships to Boston Ballet and Houston Ballet. He also was offered a half-tuition scholarship to San Francisco Ballet’s summer program. He has accepted the invitation to Boston and plans to attend for five weeks.
• Joseph Hall-Conley of Vineland was offered a full tuition scholarship for Boston Ballet’s summer program and plans to attend for five weeks. He also was accepted to Burklyn Ballet Theatre.
• Kristi Jackson of Millville received a 25 percent scholarship toward tuition for Joffrey Ballet School in New York City. She was accepted into the Advanced Level and will be registered for the four-week Performance Track, which culminates in performances on July 26 and 27. She also was accepted into Joffrey Ballet School’s Bolshoi Intensive/Italy Intensive and San Francisco Ballet Intensive.
• Trey Luciano was offered a $1,000 scholarship for and plans to attend Burklyn Ballet Theatre’s two-week, intermediate summer dance program. He also was offered a full tuition scholarship to Boston Ballet’s summer dance program for its five-week camp.
• Richy Romero of Newfield was offered a full tuition scholarship to Boston Ballet and Burklyn Ballet Theatre in Vermont. He plans to attend Boston Ballet’s five-week program.
• Spencer Wetherington of Bridgeton has accepted a 75 percent scholarship for tuition for Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington. He hopes to attend this summer program for three weeks and also attend the School of Pennsylvania Ballet for five weeks.
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