Home-grown talent from Sandwell showcased at the SHAPE Your Talent Grand Final with performances from six finalists to compete for a prize of £500.
Following open auditions in April, a public vote was held with an overwhelming response on social media of over 6000 votes cast, 6 finalists were chosen to compete in the first SHAPE Your Talent shoe held at Sandwell College, West Bromwich. They competed for a prize of £500.
1st Prize – Miss Starrs’ Little Stars
2nd Prize – Sophie Jade
3rd Prize – Flavia Muka
1st Prize – Emily Badger
2nd Prize – Wesley Rolston
3rd Prize – Revelations
The SHAPE Your Talent Grand final was held at Sandwell College Central Campus.
The show was hosted by ex-Hollyoaks actress and singer-songwriter Abi Phillips who also performed one of her songs.
The judging panel consisted of who Creative Director of Aston Performing Arts Academy Truchio Powell, classical Indian dancer and finalist of BBC Young dancer of the year Vidya Patel, dancer Mckennen Reidfinnikin better known as Kenny Reid and they were joined by celebrity guest Jake Quickenden who shot to fame on the ITV shows X Factor and I’m a Celebrity get me out of Here! Jake also performed at the show.
It was a wonderful night and the audience filled with young people and families thoroughly enjoyed the talent on show.