BBC Young Dancer 1 May 2022: Sunday on BBC Four

BBC Young Dancer 1 May 2022: Sunday on BBC Four 11

2022 Episode 3 of 4 – In the penultimate programme of the series, the ten dancers selected at the auditions continue to be put through their paces at the BBC Young Dancer academy at Dartington in Devon. With the clock ticking down to the end of the week, the pressure is mounting. Ivan Blackstock demands that the competitors focus fully on the task ahead as he races to complete the group dance, work begins on some brand-new duets and trios, and the dancers face the second of their Dartington Challenges.

Clara Amfo is on hand to see how everyone has coped with the demands of the week and to find out how things are progressing. The dance academy draws to a close as everyone’s attention turns to the final where one of the dancers will be crowned BBC Young Dancer 2022.

The BBC Young Dancer team are:

Dancer, choreographer and multi-discipline artist Ivan Blackstock

Australian-born street dancer and freestyler Gianna Gi, in demand as a choreographer and movement director

Award-winning dancer, choreographer and artistic director Dickson MBI

Bharatanatyam and contemporary dancer and choreographer Seeta Patel

Former principal ballerina with the English National Ballet, Begoña Cao

Dancer, choreographer and designer Theo Clinkard

Dancers, choreographers and educators Sade and Kristina Alleyne

BBC Young Dancer’s artistic director Emma Gladstone OBE, former chief executive and artistic director of Dance Umbrella – London’s international dance festival



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