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About the show

ZooNation Youth Company (ZYC) presents Everland, a work about growing up and the emotional path to adulthood created especially for the Royal Opera House’s Next Generation Festival 2022. Everland is co-created by ZYC’s Artistic Director Kendra Horsburgh, the company and guest choreographers, with original compositions by DJ Walde, Musical Director of ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company.

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The Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House

Tuesday 31st May – Wednesday 1st June 2022

Everything has a shadow. All we need is light to see it.

Everland is the place where we explore what it means to grow up. We follow the brave Parker on an epic journey through a Jungian approach to self-acceptance. We all have shadows. The unlit part of our ego. The parts that stay hidden.

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Creative Team

Concept  Kendra Horsburgh  

Co-created by ZooNation Youth Company Members  

Contributing Choreographers Simeon Campbell, Vikki Clark, Lee Crowley, Kendra Horsburgh, Kayla Lomas-Kirton, Kenji Matsunaga, Portia Oti, Jonathan ‘Jutsu’ Reid 

Creative Assistants Vikki Clark and Portia Oti  

Musical Director and Original Compositions DJ Walde  

Lighting Design Joanne Marshall