ZooNation Youth Company Auditions

Date: 
2 August 2017

 

ZooNation Youth Company (ZYC) Audition

 

Saturday 2nd September 2017

 

London

 

ZooNation are looking for new members to join their successful and ambitious Youth Company. ZooNation will be holding a one day audition on Saturday 2nd September in London. ZooNation invite young dancers, aged 8-20 years to register their place by Wednesday 23rd August.

 

More about ZYC

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 Stoke, Southampton, Wolverhampton 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) 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). ZYC performed ZooNation’s Groove On Down The Road at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre in the Summer of 2013 and 2014, they have performed as guest performers at the Dance Proms, at the Royal Albert Hall and at Fresh at The Place. In the last year alone, members of the company have performed at Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall stage, Move It at Excel, The Old Vic Summer Party, Kensington Roof Gardens, Leicester Curve and The Marlowe Theatre.

 

Registration

Please email info@zoonation.co.uk to receive an Information Pack and Registration Form.

You must register before the deadline, Wednesday 23rd August. Please use ZYC Audition & (Your Name) as the email title.

Prerequisites

- Aged between 8 – 20 years old on the audition date.

- Able to attend Saturday training sessions 10am – 6pm in London, during term time.

- Understanding that additional rehearsals will be required for performances. These may take place on weeknights and during the holidays.

 

What are ZooNation looking for?

- A high level of dance skill and ability in the following dance styles; Locking, Popping, House, Breaking, Technical (including turns and across the floor work) and picking up choreography.

- Ability to freestyle.

- A commitment to improving your skills and working with a professional attitude.

This summer, ZYC are hosting an evening of exciting and innovative hip hop dance, with music, spoken word and beatboxing at Royal Festival Hall on 28th August. Come along to the performance and experience ZYC first hand ahead of the audition. Book tickets

 

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