SHAPE Your Talent 2022 virtual auditions are taking place between February – March 2022 for 8-19 year olds (up to 25 for young people with additional needs).
To provide more young people with the opportunity to showcase their talents, we have decided to add an extra ‘Heats’ day on Saturday 9th April.
To audition on this day, you MUST complete the application form here, and then you will be emailed a suitable time slot.
The Stages of the Competition
- Stage 1 – Virtual Auditions – You will be notified of the virtual audition results w/c Monday 21st March
- Stage 2 – Live Auditions – Successful applicants will be invited to one of the live auditions, in front of a judging panel. These auditions will take place on the following dates: Friday 1st April 2022, Saturday 2nd April 2022, Friday 8th April 2022 and Saturday 9th April 2022
- Stage 3 – Public Online Voting – Successful acts from the live auditions will be filmed at Coneygre Arts Centre, Tipton on Wednesday 27th April 2022. These videos will be posted on the SHAPE Events YouTube channel for the public to view and vote. The 1st and 2nd acts from each age category who have the most votes will automatically go through to the final. The 3rd and 4th acts will be chosen by an independent judging panel.
- Stage 4 – The Live Final – Finalists will perform at SHAPE Summer Fest on Saturday 16th July 2022, at an outdoor event based at Sandwell Valley, with a stage and a full sound system etc. The winner of each age category will receive a £500 cheque.