ZooNation Youth Company
ZooNation Youth Company (ZYC) was founded in 2006 and is comprised of some of the best young hip-hoppers in the UK with dancers from all over London and from as far as Manchester, Stoke, Birmingham and Brighton. As well as performing as part of the cast of West End show Into the Hoods, ZYC has performed in the Channel 4/BAFTA short film The Holloway Laundrette (Channel 4/BAFTA/Big Dance), Breakin’ Convention, Move Like Michael Jackson (BBC), Nelson Mandela’s 90th Birthday Celebrations (worldwide broadcast), a Marks and Spencer Christmas commercial (2010) and BBC’s Blue Peter to name but a few. The company were incredibly honoured to be invited to perform for the International Olympics Committee at the Royal Opera House (heads of state, opening ceremony, London Olympics 2012). In August 2013 ZYC completed a three week run of ZooNation’s Groove On Down The Road at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre. Groove On Down The Road was met with 4 star reviews and ZYC were invited back to perform 25 more shows in 2014.