Juilliard

Hello, my name is Joey Kummert and I am a graduate from Kenai Central High School.

I am a dancer at Vergine's Dance Studio and have been dancing there for fourteen years. I have trained in Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Ballet and Contemporary. I spend about 10 hours a week practicing for dance competitions and our annual Aurora Dance recital. I have been to California for numerous dance conventions and I have taken master classes with well-known dance instructors. I was also accepted into the Juilliard summer dance intensive. My goal is to further myself in dance and audition for many different opportunities such as So You Think You Can Dance, Broadway shows, and Cirque Du Soleil.

The purpose of this [webpage] is to ask for any amount of donations to help with air-fare, travel for my trip to California. My mom is a single mom who works at Safeway. She doesn't get paid much per hour and has to spend each paycheck on different bills. I also have a job; I try to work as many hours as possible, but I have to spend my paychecks on gas, car insurance, and my phone bill. with all of these bills I have been trying to put down money every pay check to help get closer to the final cost of the trip.

The money I am hoping to raise will allow me to continue my dance education. Dance Excellence will last for one week, starting April 12th through the 19th. Your donations would go towards the cost of my plane ticket and for the hotel room that I will be staying in. I am required to have it all paid off by February 28th. It will also cost about $1,200 for the rest of payment to be finalized.

This trip would allow me to learn new techniques, meet new people, and broaden my dancing experience. I intend to pursue dance as a career, and this would be the first step. If you are interested, you can watch a video of me and my dance team dancing at competition at this web URL:http://youtu.be/X1PRNalMQYE . Thank you so much for reading this letter; any support I can receive would be greatly appreciated.

Sincerely,

Joey Kummert
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Joey Kummert 
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Kenai, AK
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