Two young ballet dancers in leotards and tutus performing for a street audience

Dare to dance? BLOCH’s Young Artist Search is here!

Dare to dance? BLOCH’s Young Artist Search is here!

Think you’ve got what it takes to become a coveted BLOCH Young Artist? Read on to find out how to enter our search…

Do you dream of joining the ranks of professional ballet dancers such as Dusty Button and Devon Teuscher? Well listen up, because we’re giving you the incredible, once in a lifetime opportunity to make that dance dream a reality, and become our newest Official Young Artist.

BLOCH is excited to announce the launch of its biggest ever Young Artist Search, a competition to discover the brightest and best upcoming stars of dance. Winners will be selected by a professional judging panel boasting two of the world’s best dancers — Dusty Button and Yasmine Naghdi — and successful applicants who progress to Round Two will have the opportunity to learn and submit a choreographed routine by our sterling judge, Choreographer and former Principal Dusty Button!

Our next Young Artist will embark on an exciting year-long partnership with BLOCH, enjoying full support and promotion under the title of BLOCH Young Artist, as well as unique access to exclusive perks, prizes and exciting opportunities throughout the year.

Whether your chosen arena of dance is ballet, tap, jazz or modern, put your best foot forward and show us what you’ve got. If this sounds right up your street, then what are you waiting for? We want to witness your talent!

Two young ballet dancers dancing en pointe wearing BLOCH pointe shoes

What does the title of Official Young Artist entail?

Winners will be promoted under the direction of BLOCH and will feature regularly across our branding, website and social media posts on our multiple channels.

To make sure you’re looking the part, you’ll receive a monthly product allowance to spend on BLOCH attire, as well as a bundle of BLOCH branded dancewear to promote across your personal social media pages too — including BLOCH Young Artist sweatshirt, t-shirt, accessories and more.

As a Young Artist you will be expected to regularly share and shout about BLOCH and its range to your followers (Young Artists are expected to remain exclusive to the BLOCH brand) and it goes without saying that we look forward to seeing you at the biggest and best international dance events!

What we are looking for

The concept is simple: we are seeking imagination, technique and flair! BLOCH Young Artists live and breathe dance. They’re bursting with personality and confidence, are truly passionate about dance and the BLOCH brand, and are dedicated beyond doubt to becoming the best dancer they can be.

We challenge you to enter by completing our online application form, telling us why you believe you have what it takes to become our next Young Artist. Along with this, you must also provide a one-minute video of you performing to perfection  pick a routine which you feel best displays your potential and skill.

There’s no set video brief, we are simply seeking creativity, flawless technique and raw talent. Our next Young Artists must display passion for dance, and most importantly, huge potential to progress in their chosen area of dance. Get stretching because practice really does make perfect for this!

Successful applicants who progress to Round Two of the competition will have the exclusive opportunity to learn, perform and submit a filmed choreographed routine devised by our prestigious judge, Dusty Button.

A pair of BLOCH Young Artists performing ballet together

Enter now

The dancers who display the greatest passion, creativity and potential in their execution, will be selected by our all-star judging panel of world-class dance professionals Dusty Button and Yasmine Naghdi, and awarded the title of BLOCH Young Artist. We dare you show off your skill and perform for them!

Submit your entry to us by June 4 2019 to be in with a chance of winning. Good luck!

Don’t delay, submit your application today for your opportunity to become our next star!

Dancers who are selected for Round Two will be notified by June 10 2019. Winners of the BLOCH Young Artist Search will be announced June 25 2019.