This year’s winners and shortlisted entries for the Dance category for Nottingham Young Creative Awards have been announced!

Nottingham’s annual Young Creative Awards (YCA) is now in its 12th year and the awards are open to anyone aged 11 to 24 who lives, studies, or works in Nottingham. There are 11 different categories: Animation & Digital Media, Creative Writing, Dance, Design & Architecture, Fashion & Textiles, Film, Graphic Design, Music, Photography, Theatre, and Visual Art.

As proud sponsors of the Dance category, we are pleased to announce the winners and those who have been shortlisted in this year’s competition:

11 – 15 Age Category
Winner – Sofia Costello

16 – 18 Age Category
Shortlisted – Ellie-Jean Middleton, Isobel Benson and Bilborough College (Year 12 Students)

Winner – Maisie Gregory

19 – 24 Category
Shortlisted – Hal Mayer

Winner – Rachel Burbridge


A huge congratulations to this year’s winners, those who were shortlisted, and a big thank you to all who applied.

To find out more about the dance category and to see the shortlisted entries in action, click here.

The YCA Dance category is sponsored by Dance4 and Nottingham City Care Partnership.