Will a 2012 Young Talent Time really work? Will the audience that fell in love with it 30 years ago fall back in love with it with no Johnny Young on screen, and will the audience that know nothing of it’s heritage care enough amidst a genre filled with AGT, X Factor, Glee and So You Think You Can Dance? If you’re in the right age bracket and think you have talent to offer – auditions are open! They’re looking for cast as well as contestants… so come on all you wanna-be Jack Vidgens, come on down and strut your stuff. Gracefully and appropriately, of course. From the press release:

Are you a talented young dancer, singer, performer or group who is eager to become a part of Australia’s biggest new talent show? Then donโ€™t miss the opportunity to audition for Network Ten’s Young Talent Time this September and October.

Former YTT host and creator Johnny Young will be joined by effervescent new host Rob Mills to travel the country eager to uncover the best young talent Australia has to offer. All you need is a bucket load of confidence, talent, be aged between 8 and 16 and a desire to be a part of an Australian television institution!

Johnny Young said, “It’s great to hit the road again for Young Talent Time. Rob and I will be searching for the best and brightest young stars to become members of the Young Talent Team, plus we’re looking for contestants to be part of the weekly talent quest. For the talent quest you can be a solo performer or in a group, and we’re not just looking for singers and dancers. We want, magicians, jugglers, acrobats, brilliant musicians, in fact all performers are welcome!”

YTT helped launch the careers of some of Australian entertainmentโ€™s biggest stars including Danni Minogue and Tina Arena. Now itโ€™s your chance to follow in their footsteps! For all audition information, please head to www.ten.com.au/ytt.


– PERTH Perth Concert Hall
Sat 17 & Sun 18 September 2011

– ADELAIDE Adelaide Entertainment Centre
Tues 20 & Wed 21 September 2011

– BRISBANE Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Sat 24 & Sun 25 September 2011

– MELBOURNE Flemington Race Course
Tues 27, Wed 28 & Thurs 29 September 2011

– SYDNEY Australian Technology Park
Sat 1, Sun 2 & Mon 3 October 2011