The 2024 NYPA, will be held in Palmerston North, over Labour Weekend 25-27 Oct 2024!!
Ballet: Tap Dance: Vocal: Pianoforte as well as the Troupes.
All that talent, energy and entertainment in one place!!
Venues will include the Regent on Broadway Theatre, Speirs Centre 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 27th October at 7.30pm
The total 2024 prize pool is $55,000, 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 four soloist art forms ( Ballet, Tap Dance, Vocal and Pianoforte):
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 2024
Each member of a nominated Troupe will be given access to Regent Theatre OR Event Cinemas to watch the Troupe Competition via Stream (Troupe wrist band). This is dependent on Troupe Numbers and available space at the Regent Theatre
One accompanying adult - per Troupe- will receive one entry pass (Troupe Lanyard) 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 $225 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 ( Instrumental, Musical Theatre, Speech & Drama only) to the National Young Performer Awards, you are required to pay an entry fee of $300 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 $300 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 Soloist backing music is 8th October.
Please note: The first of the Soloist Nominees will receive the invite link to the Soloist Dashboard by early June 2024, with a closing date of 30th June 2024.
The Troupe Nominees will receive the invite link to the Troupe Dashboard as soon as their Nomination is received at the PACANZ office and they have TWO weeks form that date to enter.
In the Dashboard they will access -