ZooNation Youth Company

Join ZooNation Youth Company in 2021

Credit: Helen Murray

Auditions are now open to join ZooNation Youth Company

Are you a dancer aged between 10-20 years with advanced skills in Locking, Popping, House, Breaking and Technical dance styles?
Do you want to train with leading Hip Hop artists?
Do you have the desire to work hard and take that vital step forward into the dance profession? 

ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company are looking for members to join our Youth Company, ZYC. We will be holding auditions on Sunday 5th September, in London and invite you to register your place at the audition by Friday 20th August.
Free registration and audition
Places are limited, apply early to avoid disappointment


  • Aged between 10–20 years old on the audition date
  • Able to attend compulsory Saturday training sessions 10am – 6pm in London, during term time.
  • Available to attend additional rehearsals as required for performances (These may take place on weeknights and during the holidays)

What we are looking for

• A high level of dance skill and ability in the following styles; Locking, Popping, House, Breaking, Technical (including turns and across the floor work) and picking up choreography and the ability to execute this at a high standard.
• Ability to freestyle
• A commitment to improving yours kills and working with a professional attitude
• A willingness to work as part of a company and as an individual

How to apply

1 – Download the info pack and check you are eligible to apply
2 – Register using the online form

You will then be sent further details regarding the audition date nearer the time.

Key dates 
Register to audition for ZYC before Friday 20th August  
Audition date: Sunday 5th September
Term start date (if successful): Saturday 18th September 

Audition information pack

Register now

Please submit your registration to audition before Friday 20th August 2021

Fees and further information

Registration and audition fee: Free

Successful applicants are asked to commit to weekly training with ZooNation Youth Company (ZYC) and ZooNation Academy of Dance (ZAD) for the one year programme.

ZYC Saturday sessions, 10am – 1pm or 11am – 2pm, London
ZYC training deposit: £30 per term (refundable subject to attendance conditions)
ZYC training fee: £100 (for the one year programme)

ZAD Saturday sessions, 3-6pm, Islington, London
ZAD fees apply: £218 per term

Please note that ZooNation Youth Company is a subsidised training programme. We are passionate about supporting young people and those wishing to pursue a career in dance. As such scholarships are available, please inform us at the time of submitting your application form to audition if you would like to apply for a scholarship to help cover training fee costs.

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