ZooNation Youth Company

The best young talent that we can find and nurture

Credit: Helen Murray

Applications to join ZooNation Youth Company are now closed

Every summer we audition young people to join our prestigious youth company.
The new cohort begin training every September, and the programme runs for one year.
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  • 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 your skills and working with a professional attitude
• A willingness to work as part of a company and as an individual

How to apply

Applications to join ZooNation Youth Company are now closed.

Audition information pack

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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