Introducing The Artists

The Artists is a paid professional development programme offering personal, practical and creative support to five artists through a two week retreat led by ‘identity. ideas. industry’. (iii) Founder Shannelle ‘Tali’ Fergus, with visits and support by ZooNation’s Founder/Artistic Director Kate Prince, Musical Director DJ Walde and long-time Company Member Annie Edwards. 

The participating artists will have access to 15 dancers, all of whom are iii and/or ZooNation Youth Company alum. Participating dancers will be compensated for their time.

The programme will culminate in a sharing of ideas for a small, invited audience of peers and industry figures.

The Artists is a collaboration between ZooNation and iii, made possible with the support of Arts Council England. 

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Join ZooNation’s Summer Academy 2021

ZooNation’s Summer Academy for beginners and improvers is back!

Monday 23rd–Friday 27th August 2021
10:00–17:00 daily
Location: Urdang Academy, Rosebery Avenue, Islington, London
Open to ages 10–17 years

Our Summer Academy is the perfect introduction to a range of styles that originated from and have been influenced by Hip Hop culture including House, Breakin’ and the Funk Styles of Locking and Popping. And you’ll even learn a routine from a ZooNation show!

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Message In A Bottle

Performances: 29 September - 17 October 2021, The Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, Holborn, WC2A 2HT

Choreography by Kate Prince, based on the songs of Sting
A Sadler’s Wells & Universal Music UK production

Following the critically acclaimed premiere in 2020, Message In A Bottle is the latest spectacular dance-theatre show from triple-Olivier Award nominee, Kate Prince. Set to the iconic hits of 17-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting, the soundtrack includes Every Breath You Take, Roxanne, Walking On The Moon and more. With a mix of exhilarating dance styles, high-energy footwork and breath-taking athleticism, Message In A Bottle tells a unifying and uplifting story of humanity and hope.

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Join Momentwm with National Youth Arts Wales

Free summer training programme with ZooNation and National Youth Arts Wales

Friday 6th August, 10am – 1pm (online)

Are you a young dancer from Wales looking to develop your dance skills?
Why not join Momentwm a new, free 2021 training programme with National Youth Arts Wales. Enhance your technical abilities while learning new styles that originated from, and have been influenced by Hip Hop culture.




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Groove On Down At Home – New online series for beginners & families

We recognise the challenges many young people, families and those in isolation are facing this winter. We’re working with some fantastic ZooNation artists to bring you a brand new series of Dance On Demand that is designed to keep the whole family moving, regardless of age or experience!

‘Groove On Down At Home’
 is inspired by the music and moves behind ZooNation’s 2013 production Groove on Down the Road. Each episode is themed around a different character and moment from the show, so you can discover your inner lion’s courage, or learn to loosen up with the tin man. Get off the naughty step and join us every Friday afternoon at 3pm to blow off some steam and dance along for 15 minutes of feel good fun.

The first episode ‘The Tin Man with Dylan Mayoral’ premieres on our YouTube channel at 3pm, Friday 29th Jan

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