Dance Challenge 2011
Published Monday, 07 March 2011
Young people in Kettering are being given the chance to perform at Dance Challenge™ which will arrive in Kettering at the Lighthouse Theatre on Friday 18th March 2011.
As part of Kettering Borough Council's Cultural Olympiad programme, young people in Kettering are being given the chance to perform at Dance Challenge™ which will arrive in Kettering at the Lighthouse Theatre on Friday 18th March 2011.
The finalists of the Kettering competition will be given the chance to perform at the London Finals on Sunday 17th July 2011, which will be streamed live online for the world to see, giving the young people of Kettering global coverage.
Kettering Borough Council has successfully accessed funding to allow 10 dance groups in Kettering to enter the competition for free. If any groups are interested in accessing the funding please call Community Services Officer, Steven Edwards on 01536 534170.
"Head of Community Services Valerie Hitchman says: It is great that we can help support local groups to take part in this brilliant opportunity. Dance in Kettering is extremely popular and I am sure the competition will be of a very high standard"
"Councillor Russell Roberts, Portfolio Holder for Community and Rural says "This is an amazing opportunity for dance groups in Kettering. With the final being streamed live around the world then this really is an opportunity for a Kettering dance group to showcase themselves to the world"
"Youth Works Manager, Cindy Wrighting says "We have been working with Kettering Borough Council over a number of years to promote dance and at the William Knibb Centre we have several dance crews that will be entering the event. I expect the competition to be high so we need to be at our best on the day"