, named for the late Robert Jackson who loved the arts, was established in 2011 by his wife, Daphne Cruikshanks. It will be awarded, if merited, to a NSTT recipient who shows exceptional commitment and potential in dance. The award is $2,000.
Past Robert George Jackson Award winners are:
- Aidan Vaudreuil (Ballet) 2020
- Sahara Nyathi (Ballet) 2019
- Lucie Schmidt (Contemporary) 2018
- Maggie Oates-Johnson (Ballet) 2017
- Ellery Jackson (Ballet) 2016
- Niamh Perrins (Ballet) 2015
- Cloe Hart (Contemporary) 2014
- Aliah Schwartz (Contemporary) 2013
- Francesca Nardi (Flamenco) 2012
- Bridget Lappin (Contemporary) 2011
Thank you Daphne Cruikshanks, your generous support has made a big difference for so many. We are honoured to celebrate Robert George Jackson's love for the arts annually with our Nova Scotia community.
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