The first award ceremony recognising young people in community performing arts took place at the Churchill Theatre Bromley on Thursday 25th October 2018.
The Young People in the Community Awards is a new awards ceremony that recognises and celebrates young people in local community performance aged 8-24.
The aim is to celebrate those young performers who participate in community performance, in mainstream school productions, community theatres, dance and drama schools.
The 2018 Awards were hosted by young presenters AALIYAH FRANCIS & JOSHUA CRAIGIE with performances from soloist RUBY ROSE, the fantastic Brit School dancers, and younger dancers from Coopers School.
The awards were presented by KELLI DIXON OF Kelli Dixon Academy of Dance & KDAD Stage School and her actor son JAMES TOBIAS, a young West End Actor and recipient of THE UK INSPIRATIONAL PERFORMER 2018 Award.
Director of Chislehurst Dance Studio - Angela Doherty
Musical Theatre genius, just finished her run in Mama Mia - Helen Hobson
Born into theatrical Royalty Jazz singer - Viki Melrose
Actor, Comedian & Shakespearean (& started in children’s theatre) - Lowri Lewis
Best Dance Performer (Including Group)
SAMUEL PETERSON, CALLUM HOLBROOK
Commitment to The Arts
Best Actor in Musical Theatre (Male/Female)
Dance/Drama School of The Year
Teacher of the Year
CRAIG PETERS, ERICA MOSHMAN
Inspirational Special Performer
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