Dare2Dream is back with its 6th season and its organisers just announced the jurors for the new season, as well as the registration.
It starts from Wednesday the 29th of July to Sunday the 16th of August 2020, the Dare2Dream Season 6 contest will be closely supervised from audition through selections and incubation by the talented people and on Wednesday the 29th of July, we would witness the first auditions on Instagram live from 4pm.
Being a youth empowerment platform, its organisers are always particular about selecting seasoned professionals with industry knowledge to make it easy to identify talents and polish them up well enough.
Jurors of Dare2Dream Season 6
Uchenna Okwudima is the CEO of My Booker Model Management Agency, the only exclusive male modeling agency in Nigeria. Uchenna was the Head Booker with Isis Models before starting his own agency in 2017.
Uchenna has an unerring eye for scouting talent and it is no wonder that his models work in top brands like Dior, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Bottega Veneta, Ermenegildo Zegna, Balmain, Dunhil, Burberry, Topman, Valentino, Loewe, Offwhite, JW Anderson, Craig Green, Raf Simons, Paul Smith, Dries Van Noten amongst others.
Uchenna does not only excel as a scout but also in talent development and placement. As such, My Booker Model is also dedicated to identifying, developing and sustaining the careers of talented personalities and placing them internationally.
2. Ameen Olatunji Yusuf
Ameen Olatunji Yusuf popularly known as Teejay Ameen started his creative journey early on from his days as a Theatre Arts student in the University of Lagos. While at school Teejay organized events and created initiatives and it was through this he encountered the Dare2Dream platform.
He hosted the Lagos Campus Auditions for Season 4 and this paved the way for him to be the Host for Dare2Dream Season 5 GRAND FINALE, this brought many opportunities for him in the Entertainment Industry.
For over four years in this space, he has stood out as an Actor, Entertainment Journalist, Event Host, Brand Influencer and Veejay. He currently works at HipTv as a Content Producer and Red-Carpet Host. We are proud to see Teejay Ameen in the juror’s seat only a few years after he encountered this platform.
3. Caterina Bortolussi
Nigerian-based UN Consultant Caterina Bortolussi is a social entrepreneur who created Kinabuti along with her business partner Francesca Rosset in 2010. Kinabuti first started as an ethical fashion label on a mission to empower women and thrived for years in the fashion industry.
Driven by a passion for empowerment, they decided to dedicate their time to empower the women and youth of Africa. Presently, Kinabuti is a social enterprise that promotes, encourages and makes socio-economical changes in Africa, by driving sustainable development and creating inclusive job opportunities.
Having been in Nigeria since 2006, Caterina is dedicated to creating success paths for youth and thus, created the Youth empowerment project Dare2Dream. Currently, Dare2Dream has produced a lot of successful young entrepreneurs in fashion design, modeling and the entertainment industry in general.
So, there you have it, now that you know the jurors, you know what to expect from this Dare2Dream season 6.