Following the cancellation/postponement of the 2020 and 2021 NYPA, we are excited to be holding a MEGA PLUS NYPA in Palmerston North, over Labour Weekend 19-23 Oct 2022!!
Ballet : Tap Dance : Vocal : Pianoforte: will be joined by Modern Dance : Highland Dance : Instrumental: Speech & Drama as well as the Troupes.
All that talent, energy and entertainment in one place!!
Venues will include the Regent on Broadway Theatre, Speirs Centre, Abbey Theatre and The Globe Theatre.
To be announced once Venues and Timetable are confirmed
Final Award Concert
It will be held at the Regent on Broadway Theatre, Palmerston North. Sunday 23rd October at 7.30pm
The total 2022 prize pool is $90,000, including Troupe, unplaced finalists, potential and audience-choice prizes, medals and sashes. All prize money is subject to funding and availability. PACANZ reserves the right to alter the amount of prize money.
Prize money for each of the eight soloist art forms (Ballet, Tap Dance, Vocal, Pianoforte, Modern Dance, Highland Dance, Instrumental & Speech and Drama):
Prize money for the winning Troupe is $3,000 for 1st place, $2,000 for 2nd place, and $1,000 for 3rd place.
All placegetter Prize money for the Troupe section is sponsored by SHE SHINES ON Dance Tours.
The Potential Prize of $300 is sponsored by DanceNZmade
Solo Nominee Entitlements
Each society nominee and direct entry nominee will receive:
Troupe Nominee Entitlements 2021
Please note: These may be revised for 2022 and all updates/changes will be forwarded to the Studios/Organisations
Each member of a nominated Troupe will be given access to Event Cinemas to watch the Competition via Stream. One accompanying adult will receive one entry pass giving access to the Regent Theatre for the duration of the Troupe competition.
Society Nomination for Soloists
If you receive a Society Nomination to the National Young Performer Awards, you are required to pay an entry fee of $175 inc. GST. This is in addition to the $75 inc. GST. paid as entry fee by your nominating society.
Direct Nomination for Soloists
If you have received a Direct Nomination (Vocal,Pianoforte, Instrumental, Highland Dance, Speech & Drama only) to the National Young Performer Awards, you are required to pay an entry fee of $250 inc. GST.
Society Nomination for Troupe
If you receive a Society Nomination to the National Young Performer Awards you are required to pay an entry fee of $250 inc. GST.
To Confirm Your Nomination
You are required to complete and submit:
You need to submit the title of the music and artist for APRA purposes. The final date for Troupe backing music will be 8th October and for Soloist backing music 8th October.
Please note: The first of new Soloist and Troupe Nominees will receive the invite link to the Soloist or Troupe Dashboard by mid June 2022, with a closing date of 14th July 2022.
Those Nominees - Soloist and Troupes - who have a nomination for the previously postponed NYPA, will need to re-enter the relevant Information by 14th July 2022.
In the Dashboard they will access -