Live Dates: 13th - 16th july 2012
Get your young dancers involved in U.Dance 2012
Applications are now open for both youth dance groups and individual young dancers to apply for their chance to perform at U.Dance 2012 at Southbank Centre in July of next year.
U.Dance 2012 will be a unique celebration of youth dance from across the UK. Taking place from 13th to 16th July 2012, it will include three evening performances, open workshops during the day, a residential dance programme for youth dance groups, an international symposium for dance professionals, and the première of the first ever UK-wide youth dance company, the U.Dance Ensemble, which will present a new work choreographed by Hofesh Shechter.
Dancers are invited to take part in two ways:
Youth dance groups can apply to
perform at Southbank Centre
Groups with dancers between 11 and 19 years old can apply to perform at their regional selection event for their chance to be selected for U.Dance 2012
Selected groups will spend 3 days in London taking part in dance workshops, performing on stage at Southbank Centre and meeting hundreds of other young dancers
Individual young dancers can
audition for the U.Dance Ensemble
Dancers aged between 16 and 21* can apply to be part of a new UK-wide youth dance company led by renowned choreographer Hofesh Shechter
Auditions will be held in London, Manchester, Newcastle, Belfast and Glasgow between October and November 2011**
* Dancers from England will need to be aged between 16 and 19. Dancers from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales can be aged up to 21. Disabled dancers from any part of the UK can apply up to the age of 24.
Bonus offer for U.Dance Registrants: Southbank Centre is offering a 25% discount for groups of 10 or more people for the Electric Boogaloos performance on 16th July in the Queen Elizabeth Hall. To find out more about the show and associated master-classes Follow the link to set up your group booking and claim your discount: electric-boogaloos-guests-58885