Nottingham Young Creative Awards 2018

Nottingham Young Creative Awards 2018

Apply now for the Dance Category
Application Deadline: 
Friday 23 March 2018 5:00pm
If you’re young, creative and you live, work or study in Nottingham – this could be the start of something awesome.

Dance is one of many arts categories available within the Nottingham Young Creative Awards. The Young Creative Awards is open to all 13 - 24 year olds. Young People can apply for more than one category if you wish.

Applications must be made by a young person and not submitted by an adult on behalf of a young person.

Group applications should be entered into the age category of the eldest group member.

Full details of all categories and how to apply is available at   Receiving an award can help support your creative future, build professional arts relationships and acknowledge your arts talent. To enter the Dance category you must identify yourself as one or more of the following:

  • A dancer
  • A group leader
  • A group of dancers/choreographers
  • A choreographer

In order to be eligible for an award you must either live, work, study or create dance activity in the City of Nottingham.

Your dance activity, choreography or leadership work can be focused on any theme or idea or no theme at all.

Applicants must:

1.  Complete the online application form and in the 300 word statement explain the following:

  • Why you have entered the Awards
  • What your role is within the dance activity
  • How the dance activity that you are involved with has developed your skills (dance and other skills) 

2.  Tell us about any live performances, events or workshops that the judging panel can attend to see your work live. Please enter details in the Other Information box on the application form. 

3.  Submit supporting evidence about your work (see below).

Supporting evidence

Please provide supporting evidence for your dance work.  This can be submitted as:

  • Video link of rehearsal or performance footage with any passwords needed*
  • Video clip of yourself talking, describing your dance work
  • Link to a website featuring your work 
  • Photographs
  • Any other way of demonstrating why you should be considered for a dance award

 *For those entering whose work will be showcased at either Episodes or Xzibit there is no need to submit performance footage as Dance4 will have film footage from these events, please note this in the Other Information box of the application form.

The more evidence you send the more the panel will know about you. Please ensure you put web links and passwords in the Other Information box of the application form. If you are having difficulties uploading video links please contact info [at] dance4 [dot] co [dot] uk or call Dance4.

Full information about the Nottingham Young Creative Awards is available at:

You can also contact Dance4 to discuss your application in more detail: 0115 924 2016.

Dance4 and Nottingham City Care Partnerships are proud sponsors of the Dance Category of the Nottingham Young Creative Awards 2018.