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About the Scholarship

The KAK Dance Scholarship honors the late Kathleen Armstong Kilgour, mother of T&T’s Dr. Joanne Kilgour-Dowdy, professor, author, actor and dancer.

It was established to support young talented local dancers financially in their formative stages of training. It is aimed at assisting dancers to become performance-ready and attain the necessary qualifications for eligibility into full time professional dance training. The scholarship is awarded annually and is a one-time non-renewable award.

Recipients are selected by the Artistic Director of the Metamorphosis Dance Company, on the advice of the senior teaching staff at the Caribbean School of Dancing, on the following criteria: 1) enrolled at the Caribbean School of Dancing and training at the Intermediate level in two dance techniques 2) a member of the Metamorphosis Dance Company; and 3) show potential to go onto professional dance training.

To be a member of the Metamorphosis Dance Company, a dancer has to have trained for at least two years in the Intermediate level at the Caribbean School of Dancing or taken the Intermediate dance examinations.

 

Dr. Joanne Kilgour-Dowdy, daughter of Kathleen Armstrong Kilgour.

There have been three recipients of the scholarship so far. Click on the names below read their stories.

- Juan Pablo Alba Dennis - 2011

- Anais Hinds -2012

- Marie Lashley - 2013

- Mercedes Prevatt - 2014

-Jada Blanc - 2015