National Young Performer Awards will take place on the weekend of 17-20 October, 2019 in Palmerston North.
Venues will include the Regent on Broadway Theatre, Speirs Centre and The Globe Theatre.
The Troupe registrations are on Thursday 17 October (from 1.00pm with a compulsory briefing at 7.00pm) and the Soloist registrations are on Friday 18 October (from 6.00pm with a compulsory briefing at 8.00pm) at the Regent on Broadway Theatre, Palmerston North.
Final Award Concert
Time to be confirmed, but a 7.30pm start time is anticipated on Sunday 20th October at the Regent on Broadway Theatre, Palmerston North.
The total 2019 prize pool is $43,700, 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 four soloist art forms (Modern Dance, Highland Dance, Speech & Drama and Instrumental):
Prize money for the winning Troupe is $2,000 for 1st place, $1,200 for 2nd place, and $800 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
Each member of a nominated Troupe, plus one accompanying adult will receive one entry pass giving access to the Regent Theatre for the duration of the Troupe competition (Friday 18th October).
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 Entry Nomination for Soloists
If you have received a Direct Entry Nomination (Highland Dance, Instrumental or 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 6th September and for Soloist backing music 8th September.
Please note: The first Soloist and Troupe Nominees will receive the invite link to the Soloist or Troupe Dashboard at the end of May 2019.
In the Dashboard they will access -