COMMUNITY AWARDS 2022
REWARDING AND CELEBRATING TALENTED YOUNG PERFORMERS SINCE 2003
Community Awards 2022
Monday 17th October 2022
Churchill Theatre, Bromley
YOUNG ENTERTAINERS ACADEMY AWARDS
To support & reward
the outstanding talent of young performers across a variety of categories and sectors, and to assist and encourage challenged young performers to keep their dreams alive.
“YEAA is nurturing and shaping the future of young talent in a diverse and inspirational way”
The LATCH Project
Young Entertainers in The Community Awards 2022
We are delighted to announce that the Young Entertainers in The Community Awards 2022 will take place on Monday 17th October at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley.
This year’s awards are sponsored by Nine 8 Nine, Warren King Photography, Brit School, Michael Harrison Entertainment, Churchill Theatre and our judging panel includes Sharon Watson MBE, CEO and Principal, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Dr Julie Spencer, ArtsEd, Steve Medlin, Artistic Director of Collage Arts and Kevin Mark Trail, Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer.
We have 12 exciting award categories...
1.Young Dancer in the Community (including group)
This Award is for a talented dancer or dance group in the community. Judges will be looking for the finest young dancers and/or dance groups in the community.
2.Young Actor in the Community
This Award is for a talented young actor in the community who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role. Judges will be looking for young actors who perform tirelessly to go above and beyond to entertain.
3.Young Actor in Musical Theatre in the Community
This Award is for a talented young actor in Musical Theatre, recognising excellence and raising standards in live Musical Theatre in the community. Judges will be looking for evidence of a level of skill and craft using music and song to advance the plot, narrative or character.
4.Young Soloist in the community
This Award is for a talented young soloist in the community who has exceeded expectations of their vocal talent. This Award is open to soloists of any genre including jazz, Hip Hop, rock and more!
5.Young Musician in the Community (including Bands)
This Award is for an individual Musician or Band who has entertained the community. Judges will be looking for example(s) of how the nominee/s have gone beyond expectations and why you feel they are an admirable winner/s.
6. Young Versatile Performer in the Community (sing, dance, act)
This Award is for a talented young performer of considerable range and talent. Judges will be looking for young performers who have accumulated titles in several areas (sing, dance, act).
7. Performing Arts School of the Year in the Community
This Award recognises the best Performing Arts School in the Community. Judges will be looking for a Performing Arts School that demonstrates visionary flair, inspires the performing arts community, and creates the most dynamic community projects.
8. Performing Arts Teacher Of The Year in the Community
This Award is for a Performing Arts Teacher working in music, dance, or drama education whose career has been marked by an exceptional commitment to improving the lives of others through the arts. Judges will be looking for evidence that nominees have made a long and demonstrable difference to the lives of a significant number of students.
9. Visionary Performing Arts Leader Of The Year in the Community
This Award is for a visionary Performing Arts Leader who inspires and encourages performing arts students to show individuality and drive confidence. The judges will be looking for evidence that this person has made or continues to make a real and significant difference to the lives of their students through leadership.
10. The Every Child: Equality and Diversity in Performing Arts
This Award is for a young person who works hard at performing arts despite physical ability, background and/or learning disabilities. The judges will be looking for young people who have overcome barriers to pursue their dreams.
11. Rising Star in the Community
This Award is for a young person whose early accomplishments on stage distinguish them as possible stars of the future. The judges will be looking for evidence that this person has stage presence and has recently (in the last three – 3) years made their debut on stage in a professional, community or school setting.
12. The Lifetime Achievement Award
This Award is for a dedicated young performer who, from an early age, has demonstrated a particular commitment to performing arts and who continues to perform consistently into adolescence. Judges will be looking for raw talent, ambition, and a determination to succeed.
SPONSORS & PARTNERS
We would like to thank everyone that generously helps the Young Entertainers Academy Awards with their support, sponsorship, partnerships and donations.
Hall of Fame
Take a look back at our exceptional previous winners.
“I am filled with gratitude that I got the opportunity to not only see and talk to an Alumni who attended The Brit School and who fulfilled the same strand and diploma as me, but also being able to talk to Beverley Knight about the show”
studying UAL Level 3 Dance Diploma
“My hope for the future has always been to perform in musical theatre in the West End and to teach younger people what I've learnt from the professionals”
“I had wonderful, engaging mentors who were enthusiastic and provided me with excellent transferable skills. I would highly recommend this workshop to a young person whose schedule does not allow them to attend a traditional performing arts school”
“I was really excited when I found out that I would be doing a YEAA mentoring performance workshop. I really enjoy dance and drama because it helps me to build confidence, I also made new friends”
Shay Jones (Chislehurst)
“Having the passion to perform in musical theatre started in reception when I was at Staines preparatory school, so when I finish my GCSE'S next year I want to proceed to a performing arts college and hopefully to secure a place so my journey can be fulfilled”
“Charlotte lives for performing. She loves music, dance and drama. The YEAA mentoring workshop has helped develop her confidence and social skills for everyday life”
Mrs W (Bromley)
“When I was selected to go watch the Drifters Girl I was so excited, I was thinking this is the best opportunity I've been given. After watching the show, I couldn't stop smiling because it really made my future certain on doing musical theatre”