Lifelines for Charities is a non profit organization which funds dance education and the arts for young adults in Pasadena and surrounding communities. It is the fiscal sponsor of the Dance Scholarship Program at Athletic Garage Dance Center. We operate our program mostly on donations and could not do it without your help. Tax-deductible donations can be made at https://www.paypal.me/lfcdonation. Thank you for your support!
Bring freestyle music (on iPod or moblie) to demonstrate what you do best.
Resume and headshot are encouraged, but not required. Proof of identification, driver's license, and/or valid green card is required. Applicants must be fluent in English.
WHAT IS IT? Lifelines for Charities, through the Athletic Garage Dance Center, offers this Scholarship Program as a means of giving serious dancers an opportunity to improve their skills by instilling the importance of technique as well as other dance styles in preparation for work in the professional dance industry. For the amateur dancer, this program will serve as a foundation and the first steps into the world of dance. In addition, those with financial needs are given the gift of dance.
WHO IS ELEGIBLE? Anyone who loves to dance and values commitment. This person must be disciplined enough to fulfill the requirements of the program.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?
Must be ages 18-27.
Must be available:
Scholarship Period: 10/1/18 – 4/7-19
Monday: 6pm – 9:30pm
Tuesday: 5pm – 9:30pm
Wednesday: 6pm – 9:30pm
Thursday: 6pm – 9:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Scholarship Orientation: 9/24/18 @ 2-4:30pm
AG Scholarship Graduation/Fundraising Show: 4/6 – 4/7/19
Must be able to commit for the full term (6 months). Absences and tardiness must be negotiated with the Director. Must be able to attend all required classes (minimum of 17 classes/week). If you miss a class, it must be made up with another approved class. May not be part of any other dance group, program, agency, while on scholarship, and may not take classes at any other studios until the program is over. Class requirements will vary depending upon the student’s background and will be determined by the Scholarship Director. Those with no technical background will be required to take Technique, Ballet, Modern, and Contemporary Jazz classes, in combination with Hip Hop, Jazz Funk, and Salsa. Those technically trained, depending on their background, will be required to take Ballet, Modern, Contemporary Jazz and a combination of Hip Hop, Jazz Funk, Technique classes, and Salsa. In addition to the mandatory classes, students with full scholarships are encouraged to take any other dance classes they can at no cost. In addition to dance requirements, students will be required to give four to five hours of service to the studio each week. These services include but are not limited to cleaning the studio, helping with studio events, working behind the desk, assisting with sales & marketing, etc. Each student must sign and agree to the contract terms of the Athletic Garage Dance Center Scholarship Contract.