My name is Shay Diedricks and I ask if you could kindly assist me in raising funds towards my trip to the United States of America next year.
I have been doing Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop for the past 11 years at the Eoan Group School of Performing Arts and in my personal capacity. I have worked within my community on many dance projects as well as my dance school. I currently teach dancing at a primary school in Michelles Plain with a foundation called Run for Schools. Run for Schools was formed in the Netherlands and their purpose is to do community projects around the Michelles Plain area.
The reason I am raising funds is because I have been scouted by Kim Meyers at the IATS (International Arts Talent Showcase) which took place in Johannesburg over the weekend of the 6th to the 8th of October 2017. I received a call back early hours of Sunday morning, 8th October 2017, and was told that I made it through to go to the United States.
The trip is about learning and networking within the Arts industry. I will have the opportunity to be a part of workshops, castings, as well as performing for world renowned agencies and agents.
This journey will be a great stepping stone in order for me to reach my goals as a professional dancer and towards my artistic c