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Scholarships 2018

Houssem Eddine Achouri & Tamara Haddad

For the sevent time in a row Dancing on the Edge offers scholarships to talented and motivated dancers from the Middle East and North Africa. This year, Houssem Eddine Achouri (Tunisia) and Tamara Haddad (Jordan) have been selected for the Dancing on the Edge Scholarship 2018. Achouri and Haddad are invited to take part in the Amsterdam Summer Intensive Program, organized by the Henny Jurriëns Stichting. The dancers will also attend performances at Julidans Festival.

During three weeks the dancers will work intensively on their dance skills, by participating in technique classes and workshops given by  teachers representing the most important companies and styles in today’s contemporary dance world. At the end of each workshop week there will be informal open showings at HJS that can be attended free of charge (20 and 27 June 18:00).

Address HJS:

Chassé Dance Studios
Chasséstraat 64                                                                                                                  1057 JJ Amsterdam

On the 26th of July 2018 from 20:30 – 21:45, the Dancing on the Edge Scholarship Dancers and the other participants of the program will perform the solos they have created during the Amsterdam Summer Intensive. Tickets are €5 and available at Belcampo on the night itself.

Address Belcampo:

Café Belcampo                                                                                                                  Hannie Dankbaarpassage 10 (in Tramremise de Hallen)                                  1053 RT Amsterdam