2010 Awardee: Rebecca Donnelly
Born and brought up in Glasgow, Rebecca stood out from an early age as possessing talent in acting, singing and dancing. As she developed, her dedication and commitment matched her talent and enthusiasm. Rebecca gained an A in Higher Music, scoring the highest possible mark for her singing exam.
Rebecca’s ambition is to perform on the main musical theatre stages of the world. Her tutors and mentors feel that this is a realistic ambition, given her exceptional triple threat qualities.
As part of the dance troupe “The Fusion”, Rebecca performed on live TV in the semi-finals of “Britain’s Got Talent” and later at the Glasgow show and also with “The X Factor” tour.
How the Award Helped
The Dewar Arts Award will support Rebecca as she begins her studies in dance and musical theatre at the Bird College, Kent. Demonstrating good progress, Rebecca’s funding has been continued into a second year.