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Yumiko, in association with En Avant Foundation, has awarded a $5000 scholarship to Madison Ayton

Madison Ayton

Yumiko, in association with En Avant Foundation, has awarded a $5000.00 scholarship to Madison Ayton of Queensland, Australia.

Madison is 14 years of age and is blessed with beautiful proportions, good elevation, strong pointe work and an innate understanding of musicality. She has talent and drive that will take her far.

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The Kelvin Coe scholarship for $1000 has been awarded to Julian MacKay

Julian Mackay

Julian is American, aged 17, and trains at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia. One of Julian’s goals is to be a ballet ambassador for Russia and the U.S.A.

As he in nearly finished with his schooling, he wishes to use his scholarship to aid in his transition from school to professional.

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Report from our inaugural workshop at the Baryshnikov Arts Center

Aran Bell, Cynthia Harvey & Esther Wells in New York

Our inaugural workshop at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in June was a success. We had some great feedback from students and parents.

Unfortunately, Edward Villella, who was one of our master coaches, caught a virus and was unable to join us. We secured Charles Askegard, former principal dancer at NYCB, and co-founder of Ballet Next, formerly associate artistic director at Minnesota Dance Theatre...

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What our students and teachers have been up to over the Summer

En Avant Foundation's Student Summer

News from some of our students and teachers, who have been busy over the Summer...

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Notable Donations

We will be in receipt of $5000,00 from YUMIKO to go towards a scholarship, so we encourage you to apply, or suggest students, aged between 14-18 who fit our criteria. The information regarding our criteria can be found under Scholarships (www.enavantfoundation.com/scholarships).

We have also received a very special donation of $1000 in honor of former principal dancer of The Australian Ballet, Kelvin Coe.

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