An opportunity for emerging young South Asian dance artists in the UK to showcase their talent
Akademi will present NAVADAL 2019, the National South Asian Youth Dance Competition in partnership with Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) and Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) Yuva Gati as part of One Dance UK’s U.Dance Fringe at Southbank Centre, London.
Meaning ‘new shoots’ in Hindi, NAVADAL is Akademi’s biennial National South Asian Youth Dance Competition, NAVADAL is a celebration of up and coming young classical South Asian dance artists within the UK.
NAVADAL gives young dancers an opportunity to showcase their talent in front of a panel of acclaimed judges and an audience.
The winners of the competition will have the chance to perform at the NAVADAL Rising Stars in the Purcell Room on the same day from 5.30-6.30 pm. They will be joined by a line up of rising stars of South Asian dance in the UK specially curated by YUVA 2016 winner and BBC Young Dancer 2015 finalist, Vidya Patel. Other exciting prizes will be announced in the coming months!
The competition categories are:
Age 13 – 18 Solos
Age 19 – 25 Solos
Age 13 – 18 Groups
Age 19 – 25 Groups
Application deadline is 11:59pm on Monday 22 April.
Please get in touch with Meera Patel at email@example.com, if you have any questions