Dancing on the Edge Urgent artistic dialogues with the middle east



Scholarships 2012

Alaa Samaan, Mohammed Yousry ‘Shika’, Noura Hassanein, Hania Mansour, Bassam Abou Diab

In 2012, Dancing on the Edge organized a scholarship program for talented dancers for the first time. Five dancers attended the Amsterdam Summer Intensive program in July of that year. During the program, organized by the Henny Jurriëns Foundation, the dancers followed classes and workshops given by members of some of the world’s most prominent dance companies, and attended Julidans Festival performances.The scholarship dancers in the summer of 2012 were:

Alaa Samaan (Jordan)
Mohammed Yousry ‘Shika’  (Egypt)
Noura Hassanein (Egypt)
Hania Mansour (Egypt)
Bassam Abou Diab (Lebanon)