Savannah Dance Festival announces the recipient of the “Victor Alfredo Chavez” Scholarship

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Savannah Dance Festival is pleased to announce that Dominique Terrell of Savannah, Georgia, has been awarded the “Victor Alfredo Chavez” Scholarship. Hosted by Armstrong Atlantic State University, dancers over age 16 were invited to audition for a full scholarship to attend the American Dance Festival’s 2013 Six Week School.

Terrell is a senior dance major at Savannah Arts Academy. She was nominated for the 2012 Governor’s Honors Program, is a member of the Savannah Arts Academy (SAA) Dance Company and President of their Nu Delta Alpha Dance Honor Society (2012-2013). She specializes in Modern, Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz and West African styles of dance. Christine Fehr, dance instructor at SAA notes, “Dominique is a wonderful example of how a dancer’s experience in many different dance forms with many different teachers culminate to form a new unique artistic direction. She is a role model for the diversity needed from dancers to be able to survive in today’s changing world of dance.”

Terrell was selected by Gerri Houlihan – Co-Dean of American Dance Festival (ADF) and Professor of Dance at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Dancers from around the country and around the world will attend ADF to train and to create, to see, and to be seen. Through the “Victor Alfredo Chavez” Scholarship from SDF, Terrell will engage in collaborative creative processes with ADF’s diverse and outstanding faculty, extraordinary musicians, and vibrant student body. She will receive course training in Contemporary Technique, Composition, Improvisation, Repertory, Ballet, African Technique, Voice & Gesture, and Hip Hop.

Terrell is the daughter of Ms. Gail Terrell and Mr. Sandy Terrell.