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George Perez joins Jasmin Vardimon Company’s JV2 Programme

Wed 28 October 2020

The BA Contemporary Dance 2020 graduate is the recipient of the coveted JV2 bursary grant.

Kent-born dancer George Perez trained at Trinity Laban, graduating with a BA in Contemporary Dance this summer. He now joins Jasmin Vardimon Company’s highly esteemed professional development programme as the recipient of a £2,500 bursary.

Designed to nurture emerging artists, the JV2 Professional Development Diploma provides a unique opportunity to learn the specific approach developed by Vardimon. Alongside dance techniques, students will explore theatrical skills, voice coaching, body conditioning, analytical and education techniques, music and the visual arts. George will continue developing as a versatile and multi-disciplinary performer under the guidance of influential British choreographer Jasmin Vardimon and members of her celebrated touring company including fellow TL alumni Jasmine Orr, Andre Rebelo and Joshua Smith.

George Perez comments –

“I am thrilled to be joining JV2 and be awarded the Ashford Designer Outlet Bursary. This financial support will make a huge difference, and it will allow me to fully concentrate on my dancing this year. I am looking forward to really focusing and getting as much as I can from this amazing opportunity. I can’t wait to get started.”

Reflecting on his recent studies at Trinity Laban, George adds –

“My time at Trinity Laban was filled with unlimited experiences in all kinds of styles and practices. The three-year programme developed my creativity, technique, and knowledge of the industry. With the help of some amazing teachers, my training prepared me for challenges and allowed me to grow in confidence and become a more rounded dancer.”

Learn more about studying dance at Trinity Laban.

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