Shining a well-deserved light on 14 yr old BAE student, Jenny Ku, our latest Angel Shine scholarship recipient!
The stellar faculty at BAE, its artist director, Darla Hoover and its inspiring founder, Julia Dubno not only teach children exceptional ballet technique, they provide a loving environment for them to have the confidence to excel in life. The Angel Shine Foundation is thrilled to award a scholarship in support of Jenny’s dance education. Jenny’s unique talent, poise and determination shine from within and touch the hearts of those who are lucky to watch her perform.
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Letter from Jenny Ku:
Dear Angel Shine Foundation and Mrs. Allyson Tang,
Thank you so much for presenting me with this very generous scholarship award. It is an honor to be recognized by the Foundation for my dancing. I was so surprised, grateful and thrilled when I heard that I had been chosen!
Receiving a scholarship award from the Angel Shine Foundation will not only help me continue to pursue my love of dance, but it will inspire me to reach for even higher goals.
Thank you Angel Shine Foundation for reminding me that hard work will take you far in dance and in life.
Message from Julia Dubno, Founder of BAE:
We are very happy to announce that the Angel Shine Foundation has chosen Ballet Academy East student Jenny Ku as their newest scholarship recipient. The generous gift will support Jenny’s studies at BAE and will ultimately help steer her closer to her goal of becoming a professional dancer. 14-year old Jenny Ku has been a part of the Pre-Professional Program at Ballet Academy East for 3 years, and is adored by both students and faculty alike. Her strong technique, superb work ethic, and the passion with which she dances are undeniable, and we cannot thank the Angel Shine Foundation enough for choosing such a deserving candidate.
The founder of the Angel Shine Foundation, Allyson Tang, believes that all children deserve the opportunity to discover and develop their unique gifts. By lifting their financial burden, the Angel Shine scholarship allows children to focus on nurturing their talent and gives them the confidence to realize their dreams.
We sincerely thank the Angel Shine Foundation for shining a well-deserved light on Jenny Ku, and for supporting Ballet Academy East’s commitment to nurturing young dancers.
Photo Credit: Rosalie O’Connor
Walpurgisnacht Ballet, choreographed by George Balanchine ©️The George Balanchine Trust