Rise 2 Fame

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Do you SING, DANCE or PLAY and are between the ages of 6 and 21? The Rise 2 Fame Youth Talent Search is looking for you!


Watch the finalists from 2020’s Rise 2 Fame


2020 Rise 2 Fame - Youth Winner

Jonathan Noel - Time Machine




2020 Rise 2 Fame - Junior Winner

Logan Staley - Smokestack Lightning



2019 Rise 2 Fame Youth Finals

Rise2Fame: Youth Finals

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2019 Rise 2 Fame Junior Finals

Rise2Fame: Junior Finals

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Congratulations to the 2019 Winners



Kate Cote

Variety Solo / William Tell’s Overture / Paris Fair



Malia Afonso

Vocal Solo / No Good Deed / Comber Fair

Thank you to everyone who entered and attended!


2018 Youth Winner


Mahima Akshinthala 

Variety Solo / Gravity



Runner Up

Paige Woodburn & Julia Withers 

Dance Group / Redefined


2018 Junior Winner


Danielle Dialogo 

Vocal Solo / Never Enough / 



1st Runner Up

Emily Plumsteel 

Dance Solo / Hot Note

2nd Runner Up

Dylan Marleau 

Variety Solo / Johnny B Goode


2017 Youth Winner


Alexandra Hawse

Variety Solo / Maybe I Can Find (Original) / Hamilton, It’s Your Festival


Runner Up

Montanah Lucas

Dance Solo / North / Del-Ko-Brydge



2017 Junior Winner


Krisalyn Bellavance

Vocal Solo / Once More I Can See


1st Runner Up

Jesse Nind

Vocal Solo / When I Grow Up

2nd Runner Up

Jake Nicholson

Dance Solo / Next To You



2016 Youth Winner


Madison Galloway

Variety Solo / House of the Rising Sun / Fergus


Runner Up

Bella Grace Lecomte

Vocal Solo / The Girl in 14G / Hamilton, It’s Your Festival



2016 Junior Winner


Laruyn Quamina

Dance Solo / Shake the Room / Kitchener City Hall


1st Runner Up

Kayleigh Style

Vocal Solo / Something New / Capital Fair

2nd Runner Up

Reece Hodgson

Variety Solo / Riptide / Litowel Fair



2015 Youth Talent Winner

Taylor Pollard:  Dance Solo “Surviving” (Qualified at Clinton Fair, from Clinton)




2015 Junior Talent Winner

Emily Plumsteel:  Dance Solo – “Everybody Wants to be a Cat”  (Qualified at Clinton Fair, from Clinton)


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