About Us - The All England Dance Competition
Janet Palmer Baby Award - Daisy-Fleur Howe - KBS
Janice Fullman Junior Ballet Award - Sophie Evans - ROY
Janice Fullman Junior Modern Award - Chloe Fenton - NDD
Anne Tyrer Classical Greek Award - Tallulah Treadaway - ROS
Anne Tyrer National Award - Lily-Skye Howe - KBS
Jean Frecker Contemporary Award - Jessica Templeton - CHD
IDTA Musical Theatre Award - Chrissie Bhima - GLD
Urdang Summer School Scholarships - Evelyn Tagg - ABT, Poppy Middleton ADT, Yasmin Li - HQN, Jaime Tank - DUP
ArtsEd Scholarships - Daniel Richards - SPT, Luke Lowry - IAS
All England Dance Scholarship - Joseph Head - YAT
Mollie Lake Award - Sarah Trinder - SRO
Joanne Marden Blackwell Choreography Award (Non-group)
Glendale Theatre Arts
Joanne Marden Blackwell Choreography Award
Young Modern Dancer of the Year - Eleanor Wilson - GSD
Runner up - Ivano Turco - LHS
Young Tap Dancer of the Year - Izzie Lewis-Dodson - DDS
Runner up - Sophie Parris - YAT
Young Ballet Dancer of The Year - Jessica Templeton - CHD
Runner up - Angelica Donaldson - JUS
LITTLE BIG SHOTS
ITV’s Little Big Shots, hosted by Dawn French, is looking for performers for the next series.
The programme celebrates young talented performers. It is not a competition or game show. Whether individuals, duets, trios or groups of youngsters, the only rule is that the child is between the ages of 3 and 13 at the time of filming in October/November 2017.
The direct link to the applications page is: https://www.walltowall.co.uk/casting/little-big-shots_1019.aspx
Their YouTube channel has clips from the first series:
The All England Dance Competition, founded in July 1923, is the only one of its kind in the world. It is a Registered Charity, affiliated to the British and International Federation of Festivals, and is a competitive Festival of Theatre Dance for amateurs, children, and students of Theatre Arts.
To advance the education of the public in the Arts and, in particular, the performance, appreciation and the practice of the Art of Dance.
The main purpose is educational. To provide an opportunity for good amateur dancers to receive the judgement of eminent professionals, to gain experiential knowledge, to benefit from seeing others taking part, to develop their confidence by demonstrating their artistic abilities before both critical and appreciative audiences.
To raise the national standard of amateur performance in theatre dance. To provide a forum for Dance Education and the professional Theatre. To increase popular interest and appreciation of Theatre Dance as an enjoyable, sometimes a moving experience and often an entertaining art form. To further public recognition of dance as an important factor in human social development. To be a means by which good dancers may become more widely known and by which some may start their careers as professional artistes.
Membership is by subscription and is open to any person who is interested in the objective of the Competition.