David Nixon and Pippa Moore to be guest judges at the northern heat of the 2007 Fonteyn Nureyev Young Dancer’s Competition

January 21, 2008 at 11:02 am (Artist's News, Marketing and PR News) (, , , , , )

The Fonteyn Nureyev Young Dancers CompetitionThe Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) in association with the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation and the Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation, is proud to announce that the second Fonteyn Nureyev Young Dancers Competition will take place between January and April 2008, with the second regional heat (Northern England, Ireland & Scotland) to be held at The Dancehouse, Manchester, on 26 & 27 January 2008.Launched in 2006, the competition is held biennially, offering hundreds of young dancers (10-13 years) from all over the UK the opportunity to work with dance professionals and perform in front of live audiences.

 Regional heats will be held around the country at Woking, Manchester, Birmingham and Weston-super-Mare, with the winners of each heat going on to the Final at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London, on April 13 2008.

The Level 1 winner of the 2006 competition, was spotted by casting agents and went on to play the leading role in Billy Elliott on the West End stage!

Eminent dance professionals will be acting as guest judges across the country, expressing their support and commitment to the Competition.

Pippa Moore, Leading Soloist (Northern Ballet Theatre) and David Nixon, Artistic Director (Northern Ballet Theatre) will be guest judges at the Northern England, Ireland & Scotland heat.
To book your tickets call the Dancehouse Box Office on: 0161 237 9753

Northern England, Ireland & Scotland heat time table:

Saturday 26 January 2008 Sunday 27 January 2008
Level 2 Level 1
Doors open: 6.00 pm Morning
Performance: 6.30 pm – 9.45 pm Doors Open: 11.30 am
Performance: 12.00 pm – 3.15 pm
Doors Open: 6.00 pm
Performance: 6.30 pm – 9.45 pm

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