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BUDDING THEATRE PRESENTS THE 4TH ANNUAL

CANBERRA YOUTH TALENT SHOW

A CELEBRATION OF CANBERRA TALENT WITH AWARDS & CASH PRIZES FOR EACH AGE GROUP

Get ready for the fourth annual Canberra Youth Talent Show - a celebration of Canberra's diverse young talent ages 6-19. Cheer and clap along as they showcase their talents from singing to performing magic tricks, playing instruments to performing monologues and everything in between. Judged each year by a panel of local creatives and attended by adoring fans who also compete for 'fan poster award', this fun event includes cash prizes for winners and fond memories for all.

VIDEO AUDITIONS DUE: Midnight Sunday 3 November
Enter at: https://www.buddingtheatre.com/education/cbr-youth-talent-show

FINALISTS SHOW TIMES
4pm Saturday 23 November - junior finalists
8pm Sunday 24 November - senior finalists

SHOW VENUE: Smith's Alternative Auditorium, 76 Alinga St, City.



BROWSE PAST FINALISTS AND WINNERS BELOW…

Canberra Youth Talent Show Budding Theatre

2018…

Congratulations to all performers in the 2018 Canberra Youth Talent Show - what a talented lineup! And special congratulations to the Judges’ Choice winners: Georgia Rhall (6-10 category); Olivia Smith (11-14 category); and Sophie Highmore (15-19 category).

Congrats also to the Peoples’ Choice winner Laura Johnston and honourable mentions Erin Stiles, Jessica Morris and Ella Buckley. 

Thank you to emcee Thomas Hyslop, Judges Jordan Kelly, Alana Beaton, Nigel Palfreman, Stephanie McAlister, Domenic Mico and Sophie Hopkins; Stage Manager Caitlin Addinell, Technical Operator Ashleigh Robinson; and all performers for entering and making it a wonderful show. See you again next year!


2017…

Contestants, emcees and crew of the 2017 Canberra Youth Talent Show 15-19 age category. Photo by Reid Workman.

Contestants, emcees and crew of the 2017 Canberra Youth Talent Show 15-19 age category. Photo by Reid Workman.

2017 CANBERRA YOUTH TALENT SHOW
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT

Ages 6-10
Judges' Choice:
Charlene Zulkapli
Judges' Encouragement Award: The Matildas
People's Choice Award: Caitlin Jorritsma

Ages 11-14
Judges' Choice: Sara Forster
Judges' Encouragement Award: Mia Cachia
People's Choice Award: Aditi Kamath

Ages 15-19
Judges' Choice:
India Cornwell
Judges' Encouragement Award: Emily Mullamphy
Judges' Encouragement Award: Aidan Perry and Mia Cachia
People's Choice Award: Sophie Hopkins

2pm: Ages 6-14
7.30pm: Ages 15-19

Emcees: Oliver Durbidge and Jasper Lindell
Presenting Awards: Alistair Coe MLA

Judges 2pm
Richard Block - Artistic Director, Dramatic Productions
Ira Patkar - Director, Mudrakar - Kathak Dance School
Philip Meddows - Director & Filmmaker
Stephanie McAlister - President, Canberra Opera

Judges 7.30pm
Anne Somes - Artistic Director, Free-Rain Theatre Company
Richard Block - Artistic Director, Dramatic Productions
Jordan Kelly - Choreographer
John Kelly - Actor, Performer
Andrew Barrow - Opera Singer


7.30pm FINALISTS

Grace Gee
Onaiza Salwa
Bridgette Sara Mullamphy
Sophie Highmore
Iliana Xirakis
Jacinta Perrin
Breaking Blue. (Jack Towers and Josephine Julian)
Alexander Thorpe
Caitie & Josey
Chazelle Cromhout
Collective Theatre
Sophie Hopkins
Emily Mullamphy
Bilal Siddique
India Cornwell
Rob Aspinall
Aidan Perry and Mia Cachia

 

2pm Show FINALISTS

Erin Stiles
Matilda Watts

The Matildas
Caitlin Jorritsma
Charlene Zulkapli

Tabitha Evans
Alira Chapple
Victoria Hunt
Emily Holdom
Mia Cachia
Anahid Andisheh Far
Sara Forster
Lara Cristofani
Georgie Genero
Sienna Bates
Jessica Shobbrook
Aditi Kamath
Bahar Jasbi


2016…

Winners: Overall Kaitlin Nihill, Excellence awards: Legs National Team, Lara Cristofani (aged 11) and Tamara Needham (aged 14).

Judges: artistic director of Free-Rain Theatre Company Anne Somes, the artistic director of Dramatic Productions, Richard Block, Canberra Opera singers Elisha Holley, Stephanie McAlister and Karyn Tisdell, singers Kirrah Amosa and Rachael Thoms, choreographers Jamie Winbank and Jordan Kelly, musicians Steven Bailey and Vince Tee and actor John Kelly.

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