Patricia A. Woodward Inspiration Award
Named after our Liberate Artists Founder/Creative Director's mentor, Patricia A. Woodward, this award is a need and kindness-based scholarship where we pay for a dancer's entire tuition for one year at their home studio.
This is for the dancer that embodies everything we believe in at Liberate Artists, Inc. and is the most prestigious award at Liberate Artists, Inc. This year, we're adding to this award and the recipient of the Patricia A. Woodward Inspiration Award will also receive:
- • Full Tuition Scholarship To Phoenix Fire Ignite
- • Liberate Artists Signature Tee Meet
- • Become Brand Ambassador For Liberate Artists INC
For each application families will need to complete the Phoenix Fire Financial Support Application, upload a photo of the applicant to be used for announcement on social media, submit a 3-5 minute unlisted YouTube video. We will only accept unlisted YouTube videos in the application and will not accept any other form of video submission. Learn how to post an unlisted YouTube video here: https://youtu.be/WkgOvUr5Alc
The video submission must include the following:
- - The applicant dancing their favorite style of dance and choreography that showcases their love of dance
- - The applicant shares and/or their family share's with the award committee how winning this award will help the applicant's family and support the applicant's passion for dance
Please note, if awarded, the 22-23 Patricia A. Woodward Inspiration Award Winner's video will be shown during the Phoenix Fire Purple Show Award's Ceremony.
The KCC Award is awarded to dancers who are kind, compassionate, and caring during Phoenix Fire 2022. We value these traits above everything else. Dancers who receive this award are also awarded a scholarship to attend conventions or events from our partner organizations including: Velocity Dance Convention, Activate Your Artistry Dance Convention, Joffrey Texas, and more!
Anita Mann Bright Futures Award
The Anita Mann Bright Futures Award is in honor of legendary choreographer, dancer, and philanthropist Anita Mann. Anita Mann is an American choreographer, dancer and actress. Mann has been honored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences as one of America's top five contemporary choreographers. Choreography credits include five seasons on the 1980s pop dance television show, the TV series Solid Gold, for which she was nominated twice for a Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Choreography. Mann has also choreographed "The Cher Show", "The Academy Awards", the "Golden Globe Award", "Academy of Country Music Awards", the "Miss America Pageant", "The People's Choice Awards", the "Grammy Hall of Fame Award", and the "Emmy Awards."
This award is a stipend to support dancers on a collegiate level who are entering or are currently enrolled and studying in a BFA or BA dance program in the United States in the fall of 2022.. The stipend is to support underrepresented college-aged students of economic need.
Libeate Artists Scholarships
These are scholarships to attend our magical and momentous Liberate Artists experiences for the summer of 2023.