Applications open on Friday 14th January, 10am via our new website.
Applications will close 18th February 2022.
please ensure you have completed the form thoroughly. Our system will exclude your entry if all parts are not complete.
please only use a personal email address. Business & NHS firewalls may stop our emails from reaching you.
please ensure you have selected the regional heat you wish to attend.
not all applicants will be asked to attend the heats.
Heats & events will be photographed and filmed for broadcast and use on social & within general media. Footage will also be used for publicity during and after the event.
If successful at the heats, you will be asked to produce a 60 second video for our panel to view, so final selection of participants can be made.
You Must be age 18+There is no upper age limit.
You do not need to work for the NHS or be a key worker to apply, you just require a love for dance! Everyone is welcome!
You do not need any previous dance ability to enter.
You need to be fit & well enough to complete the 6 weeks of training & perform on the evening.
You must enter on your own. If chosen, you will be partnered with a professional dancer.
Dedication is what you need! This opportunity is a dream come true for many, so we hope you will follow the journey through until the end.
A minimum of 2 x 1 hour dance sessions per week will be arranged with your professional partner. Any extra practice time can be organised with your professional partner, but will not be funded by the charity.
Training will commence week beginning 16th January 2023.
The event is raising money for Tia's Crown, with a target of £10,000 overall. Sponsorship from friends and family will be required although we do not intend on setting a minimum amount per dancer.
There will be a prize for the person who raises the most via sponsorship.
The night will be held at the Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens Blackpool, Friday 24th February, 2023.
You will be required to attend a full day's rehearsal in Blackpool on Thursday 23rd February, 2023.
There will be an overall winner on the night.
Tickets will be available to purchase via The Winter Gardens nearer the time of the event.