Hillcrest dancer taps her way to the U.S.

2016-09-06 06:00
Savannah De Almeida dances her way to the U.S.  Photo: Keith Cameron

Savannah De Almeida dances her way to the U.S. Photo: Keith Cameron

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KZN Dance Centre pupil, 18-year-old Savannah De Almeida danced in the Gold Higher Tap Bursary awards in Johannesburg last week and was awarded podium position and won R5 000 which will go towards furthering her training.

The awards was hosted by the Association of International Dance Teachers (AIDT).

De Almeida joined the KZN Dance Centre Hillcrest in 2014. Some of her other achievements include winning the overall amateur tap dancer and receiving the tap bursary in 2015.

She also received a distinction for her AIDT Gold higher tap exam and received honours for AIDT advanced modern exam.

She also won numerous awards at the Concour Dance Festival in Johannesburg last year.

De Almeida says that dancing is her passion.

“It is my way of expressing myself and I love to perform on stage and entertain people.”

This rising star will be making her second trip to New York City on 28 November as part of the New York Dance Experience Tour for 2016. She will be travelling with her teachers Kim and Bonnie Hayman from KZN Dance
Centre.

The centre will be hosting a golf day fund-raiser at Cotswold Down for the New York Dance Experience Tour at the end of September and is appealing to people and companies for sponsorship of holes and tees as well as well as prizes.

Should anyone want to get involved in the fund-raising for the dance team to go to US, contact Bonnie on 082 782 9717 or bonnie@kzndance.com

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