Amateur dancers, crews and solo performers in Hip-Hop and Kwaito stand to win a total of R65 000 in prizes with the overall winner pocketing a cool R50 000.
That’s if you enter the RedSquare Dance Competition launched in Pretoria last weekend.
For now, according to the organizers Pretoria and surroundings will be the first to host the RedSquare Dance Competition auditions with plans to nationalize it.
Entries opened on May 23, 2015 and forms will be available via the competition’s facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/redsquaredancecompetition and at selected competition outlets, clubs and bottle stores in and around Tshwane.
At the launch -gyrating dancers both girls and boys- showed flair and ambition on what township talent has to offer.
“As a brand that always makes an effort to keep connected to the grassroots, which is where we do a lot of activations, we have over the years been exposed to a lot of raw talent, with great promise, in the performance field,” said RedSquare Marketing manager, Victor Selaelo.
Runner-up pockets R10 000 and the third placed contestant receives R5 000.
Continues Selaelo:”Thus as a way of giving back and most importantly to give hope to such talent we strive to come-up with initiatives that seek to present fair opportunities, encourage the talent to take their gift a bit more serious and try to show that they can make something worthwhile from their gift of performance or artistic talent.
We’re really excited about our new dance competition because most of all it represents a continuation, consistency and or an addition to another one of our growing talent search initiatives – the Red Square DJ KnockOut Challenge.”
Tebogo Mothusi (21) from Hammanskraal says he’s ambition is to win the competition because that’s ‘what I love to do, dancing.’
“This will change my personal background because I’m from a disadvantaged community,” he says.
For more information and competition forms can be obtained on the websitehttp://redsquaredance.co.za/