National Festival Scholarships

Over $400,000 in Scholarships Awarded at the 2017 RDA National Festival!

National Choreography Recognition Awards

Joseph Columbus
Forum Dance Theatre
“Two You”
Robert Kelley
​South Bay Ballet
​”Barcarola Veneziana”
Kassandra Newbury
Southeast Alabama Dance Co.
​”Diffusion of Commonality”
Pearl Pierce
​Midland Festival Ballet
​”The Incredible Petes”
Ashley Walton
Southern New Hampshire
Youth Ballet
​”Metamorphosis”

Emerging Choreography Awards

Margaret Violante
Dance Wisconsin
​Monticello Award
$2050 Full Scholarship to
NCI
Angela Chin
Dance Connection Ballet Co
Monticello Award
$2050 Full Scholarship to
NCI
Sierra Henry
Roswell Dance Theatre
​Monticello Award
$2050 Full Scholarship to
NCI
Madelyn Clark
Twin City Ballet
Monticello Award
$2050 Full Scholarship to
NCI
Kaitlynd Valentini
South Dayton DT
​Monticello Award
$2050 Full Scholarship to
NCI

Choreography Recognition Awards

Choreography Recognition Awards
Quinn Francis – Crockett-Deane Ballet
Christopher Jarosz – Louisiana Delta Ballet
Katelyn Perez – Victoria Ballet Theatre (Natalie Skelton Award)

Scholarships

MidStates

Ballet 5:8
Janelle Parish
Oklahoma City Ballet
​     Half Tuition 2017

Daria Caravette
$500 Cash

Anna Jacobsen
$250 Cash

Central Indiana DE
Hannah Semler
$500 Cash

DanceWest Ballet
Mia Oliveras
Grand Rapids Ballet
$845 Tuition 2017
​     5 Week Program

FMBallet
Paige Shultz
New Ballet School
Tuition $2150

Emma Kulla
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted

Sara Durham
$500 Cash

​Teah Poyner
$250 Cash

Forum Dance Theatre
Parker O’Neill
NCI Dancer Scholarship
$1750

Anna Vondrak
Alma College
$100 Tuition

Tessa Kauppila
Ballet Hispanico
Full Tuition 2017​

Brynne Reeder
Ballet Hispanico
ChoreoLab
$500 Tuition 2017​

Amanda Mudd
Ballet Hispanico
ChoreoLab
$500 Tuition 2017​

Emma Illiman
​     Glenda Brown CP Tanz
​     $500 Tuition

Autumn Jermakowicz
Inwood Dance Co.
​     $325 Tuition 2017

Autumn Jermakowicz
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Greater Lansing Ballet
Esther Johnson
Alma College
Full Tuition Scholarship

Anna Hess
Alma College
$100 Tuition

Emma Asaf
NCI Monticello Dancer
$1750

Anastasia Babayan
NCI Landsman Award
​     $1750

Rachel Ramsey
Ballet Magnificat!
​     Full Tuition $1375

Anna Hess
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Anastasia Babyon
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted w/partial schol

Heartland Youth Ballet
Shaina McAmis
​     Gelsey Kirkland
1/4 Tuition

Summer Liu
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Lawrence Ballet Theatre
Anna Olson
​   Gelsey Kirkland
Full Tuition

Saskia Ferrara
Ballet Hispanico
​     ChoreoLab
$500 Tuition 2017​

Saskia Ferrara
Glenda Brown CP
​     $500 Tuition

Michigan Classic Ballet
Claire Dennis
NCI RDA Dancer
​     $1750

Lily Chrzanowski
Sacramento Ballet
Full Tuition

Claire Dennis
Texas A&M Summer
Tuition Schol. 2018

Christina Cole
$250 Cash

Salt Creek Ballet
Faith Drescher
$500 Cash

Audrey Giltner
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted

Zoe Middleton
$500 Cash

Grace Jaworski
$250 Cash

Savannah Campbell
$250 Cash

Megan Montinola
​     $250 Cash

Northeast

​Canton Ballet
Aleesha Singh
Brenau University
​     25% scholarship 2018

Natalie Schmitt
​     CPYB – 1/2 Tuition

Matalan Nikishin
​     Glenda Brown CP Tanz
​     $500 Tuition

Brooklyn Weber
Kirov Academy of Ballet
​     $1950 Tuition 2017

Tamaki Hoshi
Oklahoma City Ballet
​     Half Tuition 2017

Tamaki Hoshi
$100 Cash

Matalan Nikishin
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted w/partial schol

Delaware Ballet
Julia Tegtmeier
Orlando Ballet
​     Full Tuition 2018

Julia Tegtmeier
$400 Cash

Caroline Feiffer
Pennsylvania Reg. Ballet
​     $1700 Tuition

Delaware Dance Co.
Laine Healy
Canton Ballet
Full Tuition

Sydney Walmsley
Kirov Academy of Ballet
​     $3900 Tuition 2017

Annie Wu
Louisville Ballet YE
$900 Tuition Session 2
or 2018

​Lezlie Gray
$100 Cash

Julia Maybroda
Ballet Magnificat!
​     Full Tuition $1375

Jillian Graff
Oklahoma City Univ.
High School Workshop
​     Fee Waived

Erie Contemporary Ballet 
Elizabeth Sabol
Ballet Virginia Inter
​     Full Tuition 2017 or 2018

​Elizabeth Sabol
Accepted to BYU
​     Advanced Workshop

Francesca Zacks
$100 Cash

Harlie Yahn
Kent State
​     Limon Summer
​     1/2 Tuition

Grace Twitchell
Philadelphia DT
$600 Tuition Schol

Noel Antalek
Point Park Univ.
Summer Program
​     Accepted

Pennsylvania RB
Bella Kaschock
​     Joffrey – Full Tuition 2018

Macy Will
Oklahoma City Ballet
​     Full Tuition 2017

Briana Laman
Oklahoma City Ballet
​     Half Tuition 2017

Emerson Dayton
$500 Cash

Bella Kaschock
$300 Cash

Kamryn Haubert
$200

Katie Zak
$100 Cash

Samantha Archer
$100 Cash

Hannah Kranenbring
​     $500 NCI

​Philadelphia DT
Henry Griffin
ABT full tuition 2018

Jayne Pardys
​     Forum Dance Theatre
​     Full Tuition

Jayne Pardys
Ballet Hispanico
​     ChoreoLab
​     $500 Tuition 2017

Hope Blackburn
Glenda Brown CP
$500 Tuition

Maggie Bucko
Grand Rapids Ballet
$845 Tuition 2017
​     5 Week Program

Lily Anninger
Inwood Dance Company
​     $325 Tuition 2017

Sarah Leary
Kirov Academy of Ballet
​     $1950 Tuition 2017

Analiese Capponi
Texas Ballet Theater
​     Half Scholarship

Henry Griffin
$100 Cash

Analiese Capponi
$100 Cash

Sarah Leary
Oklahoma City Univ.
High School Workshop
​     Fee Waived

Providence Creek BT
Sarah Marine
$100 Cash

Chloe Lenilee Blackstock
Philadelphia DT
​     $600 Tuition Schol

Southern New Hampshire
Caroline Baggs
Metropolitan BT
$850 Tuition 2017 or 18

Caroline Baggs
$100 Cash

​South Dayton DT
Dara Schlesinger
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
​     Full Tuition

Manya Mrozinski
NCI full tuition plus
$500 travel

Madalynn Hoy
NCI full tuition plus
$500 travel

Alexa Fote
Glenda Brown CP
​     $500 Tuition

Dara Schlesinger
$100 Cash

Vineland RDC
Adam Thomas Anthony
    Cornish College 2018

Trey Luciano
Burklyn Ballet Theatre
$500 Tuition

Angelina Bartolizzi
$300 Cash

Angelina Bartolozzi
Angela Whitehill
Burklyn Ballet Schol.
​     One Week Full Tuition

Jordyn Jones
Ailey – Send Video

William Trey Luciano
Ailey – Send Video

Joseph Hall-Conley
​Ailey – Send Video

Pacific

Ballet Yuma
Lily Cong
NCI – $1750

Lakyn Nicole Hall
Colorado Conservatory
Full tuition 2017

Sophie Henry
Grand Rapids Ballet
$1875 Tuition 2017
​     5 Week Program

Madilyn Toms
Joffrey Texas
$750 Tuition Session 2

Lily Cong
Oklahoma City Ballet
Half Tuition 2018

Crockett -Deane Ballet
Alexa Herman
Sacramento Ballet
Full Tuition

Idaho Regional Ballet
Fernanda Guzman
Oregon Ballet Theatre
Full Tuition 2017

Katie Dandrea
Orlando Ballet School
​     Academy Tuition
Scholarship for Trainee
Program 2017-18

Hannah Velasquez
Indiana Univ. Summer
​     Full One Week Schol.

Isabella Jensen
Kansas City Ballet
​     $1000 Tuition

Ruby Stigers
University of Utah
Summer Intensive
1/2 Tuition

Kate Gee
Chicago DanceWorks
​     $287.50 per week tuition

Juline Regional YB
Mallory Marker
Accepted to BYU
​     Advanced Workshop

Mallory Marker
Sacramento Ballet
Full Tuition

J. Teague Applegate
​     Chicago DanceWorks
$287.50 Schol per week

Savanah Leverich
​     Chicago DanceWorks
$287.50 Schol per week

Maple Youth Ballet
Isabelle Thier
Oklahoma City Univ.
High School Workshop
​     Fee Waived

MidColumbia Ballet
Maggie Semmens
NCI – $1750

Rachel Bauman
NCI – $1750

​Francesca Tedeschi
Glenda Brown CP
​    $500 Tuition

Emma Branson
​     PTAMD the Taylor School
​     Full Tuition

Emma Branson
Indiana Univ.
​     Full One Week Tuition

Emma Branson
Oklahoma City Univ.
High School Workshop
Fee Waived

North Coast Ballet
Eliana Wong
New Ballet School
Tuition $1075

Caroline Velez
Utah Regional Ballet
​     Full Tuition 2017

Peninsula DT
Elise Schroeder
Ballet Magnificat!
​     Full Tuition

Nicole Malloy
CPYB – 1/2 Tuition

Sacramento Ballet YE
Clara McNatt
PNB – Half Tuition

South Bay Ballet
Damaris Chacon
NCI – $1750

Alejandro Lara
New Ballet School
Tuition $2150

Amelia Perez
Oklahoma City Ballet
Full Tuition 2018

Alison Ramoran
​     SFB – $1000 Tuition

Alison Ramoran
Oklahoma City Ballet
Full Tuition 2018

Tyler Bradshaw
The New Ballet School
Full Tuition
​     Summer 2018

Tyler Bradshaw
Oklahoma City Ballet
Full Tuition 2017

State Street Ballet YD
Sarah Block
NCI – $1750

Isabella Fuentes
​     Chicago DanceWorks
$287.50 Schol per week

Hannah Ezell
State Street Ballet
​     $1925 Tuition

Utah Regional Ballet ll
Sylvie Squires
Ballet Academy East
​     Full Tuition

Southeast

Alabama Dance Theatre
Celeste Deale
Alabama Ballet
​     Full Tuition 2017 or 18

Emily Efferson
Ballet Virginia Inter
​     Full Tuition 2017 or 18

Catherine Cobb
Eurotard Scholarship
$500 cash

Aloria Adams
Joffrey Texas
$500 Tuition Session 2

Aloria Adams
Sacramento Ballet
Full Tuition

Emily Efferson
Kirov Academy of Ballet
​     $3900 Tuition 2017

Orobosa Aghedo
Metropolitan BT
$850 Tuition 2018

Lauren Taylor
New Ballet School
Tuition $1075

Orobosa Aghedo
Oklahoma City Ballet
​     Full Tuition 2017

Liliana Kwast
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Virginia Perry
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted

Atlanta Dance Theatre
Mackenzie Brown
NCI – $500

Jenna Flanagan
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Charlotte RE
Karsen Gresham
Miami City Ballet
Full Tuition

Jared Sutton
Ailey – send video

Rorey Fraser
​     Ailey – send video

Simone Muhammad
French Academie/Ballet
$2050 Tuition 2017 or 18

Savanna Burke
​     Chicago DanceWorks
$287.50 Schol per week

Mary Attaway
​     Chicago DanceWorks
$287.50 Schol per week

Karsen Gresham
Miami City Ballet
​     Full Tuition

Cambria Dancu
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted

High Point Ballet
Zoe Sill
NCI – $1050

Zoe Sill
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted

Inwood
Sydney Lauren Painter
NCI – $500

Madison Gray
​     Nashville Ballet 2018
Full Tuition

Haleigh Bagnell
Carolina Civic Ballet
Professional Ballet Proj.
$295 Tuition 2017 or 18

Haleigh Bagnell
Roswell Dance Theatre
Full Tuition

Arianna Pittinger
Roswell Dance Theatre
​     Full Tuition

Louisville Ballet YE
Emma Delaney
Boston Conservatory
​     Min. $500 Tuition 2017

Emma Delaney
Charlotte Ballet
2018 – TBD

Madeleine Wilcox
Grand Rapids Ballet
$845 Tuition 2017
​     5 Week Program

Caitlin Espinueva
Nashville Ballet
Full Tuition 2018

Caitlin Espinueva
Oklahoma City Ballet
​     Full Tuition 2017

Addison Mathes
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

JonMarie Johnson
Kent State
​     Limon Summer
​     1/2 Tuition

Emma Delaney
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted

Emma Delaney
$500 Cash

Metropolitan BT
Anna Goolsby
Nashville Ballet
Full Tuition 2018

Anna Goolsby
Orlando Ballet
​     Full Tuition 2018

Corrick Jones
Texas Ballet Theater
​     Full Tuition

Caitlin Gorman
Carolina Ballet
$1125 Tuition 2017 or 18

Isabella Marino
Oklahoma City Ballet
Full Tuition 2018

Anna Goolsby
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted w/partial schol

Felicia Alva
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted

Stevie Amthour
Miami City Ballet 2017
​     Full Tuition

Isabella Marino
$500 Cash

Mississippi Metro Ballet
Mattie Grace Morris
NCI – $1050

Abby McCaughan
NCI – $1050

Taylor Binkley
NCI – $1050

Mattie Grace Morris
Roswell Dance Theatre
Full Tuition

Taylor Binkley
Alabama Dance Theatre
​     $425 Tuition Schol.

Mary Kate Shearer
Atlanta Ballet
​     Full Tuition 2017

Laura Hart
$500 cash

Raleigh DT
Madeline Lalevee
NCI – $500

Emily Horowitz
San Antonio Met Ballet
$400 scholarship

Emily Horowitz
​     NCI – $1050

​Emily Horowitz
Accepted to BYU
​     Advanced Workshop

Emily Horowitz
Glenda Brown CP
​     $500 Tuition

Roswell DT
Gabrielle DuChateau
NCI – $1050

Amanda Foy
Louisville Ballet YE
$900 Tuition Session 2
or 2018

Amanda Foy
Roswell Dance Theatre
Full Tuition

Gabrielle DuChateau
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Kailey Breed
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted

Hannah Williams
NCI – $1050

Southeast Alabma DC
Joneisha Carmichael
Point Park Univ.
Summer Program
​     Accepted w/Schol
Southern Ballet Theatre
Anna LaChappelle
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted w/partial schol

The Perla Ballet
Danielle Romero
NCI – $500

Caleb Costello
NCI – $1050

Sarah Owens
Ballet Magnificat!
​     Full Tuition 2017

Kelly Orr
Brigham Young Univ
$300 Tuition
​     Advanced Workshop

Caley Costello
Accepted to BYU
​     Advanced Workshop

Sarah Owens
Accepted to BYU
​     Advanced Workshop

Rebekah Fedele
French Academie/Ballet
​     $2050 Tuition 2017 or 18

Casely Kraft
Kirov Academy of Ballet
​     $1950 Tuition 2017

Celia Moore
Nashville Ballet
​     Full Tuition 2018

Lauren Lantz
Oregon Ballet Theatre
​     Half Tuition 2017

Sarah Owens
Alabama Dance Theatre
$425 Tuition Schol.

Ava Kemp
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Sarah Owens
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted

Kelly Orr
Perry-Mansfield
Performing Arts Camp
Pre-Professional
Accepted

Ava Kemp
Texas A&M Summer
$985 Tuition 2017

Southwest

Allegro Ballet of Houston
Katherine Guidry
San Antonio Met Ballet
$400 scholarship

Lavonne Hoang
Ballet Hispanico
​     ChoreoLab
​     $500 Tuition 2017

Jie Chen Hegedus
Accepted to BYU
​     Advanced Workshop

Jie Chen Hegedus
​     Glenda Brown CP Tanz
​     $500 Tuition

Ballet Apetrei
Emily Farrow
CPYB – 1/2 Tuition

Anna Kriger
Alma College
$100 Tuition ​

Catherine Craighead
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Beaumont Ballet Theatre
Faith Pendergrass
Louisiana Delta Ballet
Full Schol – $475

Corpus Christi Ballet
William Caleb Emery
Joffrey Texas
$400 Tuition Session 2

Dallas Ballet Company
Madeleine Jones
Ballet Magnficat!
​     Full Tuition

Houston Dance Theatre
Julianna Zawadzki
NCI – $1750

Hailey Riggenbach
NCI – $1750

Sarah Rutherford
NCI – $1750

Sydney Ligon
NCI – $500

Serena Martin
Oklahoma City Ballet
Full Tuition 2018

Sarah Rutherford
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Sarah Rutherfrd
Sam Houston State Univ.
Summer Program
$800 Tuition

Julianna Zawadzki
Sam Houston State Univ.
Summer Program
​     Accepted

Louisiana Delta Ballet
Ford Finley
Lou Conte Dance Studio
2 mos free summer
classes

Danielle Kolb
NCI – $500

Anastasia Tanksley
Grand Rapids Ballet
$845 Tuition 2017
​     5 Week Program

Audrey McDonald
Louisville Ballet YE
$900 Tuition Session 2
or 2018

Rachel Elliott
Sacramento Ballet
Full Tuition

Midland Festival Ballet
Zoe Segura
New York Dance Project
1/2 schol to Denver
or NYC ($250/week)

Rachel Pannell
NCI – $500

Anna Lee
Joffrey Texas
$750 Tuition Session 1

Anna Snell
Joffrey Texas
     $750 Tuition Session 1
​     2017

Cheyanne Rowland
Oklahoma City Ballet
​     Half Tuition 2017

Allison Glasman
Oklahoma City Ballet
​     Half Tuition 2017

Rebekah.Snell
Point Park Univ.
Summer Program
​     Accepted w/Schol

San Antonio Met Ballet
Lauren Bassett
NCI – $500

Rowan Casillas
NCI – $1750

Rowan Casillas
Louisiana Delta Ballet
​     Full Scholarship

Rowan Casillas
Louisiana Delta Ballet
Full Schol – $475

Twin City Ballet
Lauren Robinson
San Antonio Met Ballet
$400 scholarship

Lauren Robinson
​     NCI – ALTERNATE

Courtney Walker
Joffrey Texas
$750 Tuition Session 1

Madelyne Clark
Point Park Univ.
Summer Program
​     Accepted w/Schol

Victoria Ballet Theatre  Michela Short
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Western Arkansas Ballet
Maggie Schoenfeld
NCI – $1750

Grayson Wise
Accepted to BYU
​     Advanced Workshop

Grayson Wise
Glenda Brown CP
​     $500 Tuition

Sydney Furney
Joffrey Texas
$500 Tuition Session 2

Kelsey Corder
Oklahoma City Ballet
​     Full Tuition 2017

Kelsey Corder
Brenau University
​     1/2 Schol. 2018

Sydney Furney
Oklahoma City Univ.
High School Workshop
​     Fee Waived

Grayson Wise
Oklahoma City Univ.
High School Workshop
​     Fee Waived

Carley Moe
Point Park Univ.
Summer Program
​     Accepted

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