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Mia is Junior Showtime star

Posted onPosted on 28th Feb

Teenager Mia Rathbone, from performing arts school Mansfield Razzamatazz, won this year’s Mansfield Rotary Junior Showtime.

The competition final was held in front of a capacity audience at Mansfield Palace Theatre.

Vocalist Mia is pictured with BBC Radio Nottingham presenter Jo Davies, who compered the event, organiser Rotn Paul Bacon (second left), and Mansfield Rotary president Rotn Kelvin Bowman.

Dancemania Dance Troupe, Sutton, was placed second after performing a piece from The Lion King and joint third were Ruth Lamb, of the Christine March Dance School, Kirkby, and Macy Shaw, of Star and Stage Musical Theatre School, Mansfield.

Judges were Sarah Swain, Maureen Kennedy, Ashley Booker and Roger Brown.

Heats for the Junior Showtime competition took place over three nights in February at the Create Theatre at West Nottinghamshire College, when 105 acts were auditioned.