Call out to young dance artists!

21 May 2024

Love dance. Choose dance.
Chameleon Youth is recruiting!

Call out to young dancers, aged 11-21, who love to dance and choose to dance.

Like us, do you love…

-the escapism you find through dance?
-the freedom you feel when dancing?
-discovering new ways to move?

If the answer is ‘yes’, then we think you’d like to know Chameleon Youth, our youth dance company, is recruiting for new members for 2024/25.

The opportunity to audition only happens once a year and this year’s annual Audition is coming up on Sunday 7 July.

Chameleon Youth is for you, if you want to train and connect with one of the UK’s leading dance companies and you’d like to…

• Develop your dance technique and performance skills.
• Create work collaboratively with guest choreographers.
• Grow your identity as a young dance artist.
• Celebrate your individuality and develop dance as your craft.

What we offer you.
As a young dance artist in Chameleon Youth, you’ll have the opportunity to:

• Take part in a high-quality youth dance programme taught by professional dance artists at the peak of their careers.
• Perform across the year at festivals, outdoor events and theatres.
• Be part of a thriving dance hub, where you can connect with the professional dance scene.
• Belong to a community of dancers, which celebrates learning and exchange between artists from different generations.

Book a place and join us for the 2024/25 Audition.

Date: Sun 7 July
Times: 10am-1pm (Juniors, age 11-16) & 2-5pm (Seniors, 16-21).
Venue: Company Chameleon, Barrass Street, Manchester, M11 1PU

Book your place here.

The annual Audition is free.
Audition applications close on Fri 5 July.

Chameleon Youth annual fees
Demonstrating Chameleon’s ongoing investment and commitment to supporting young dancers in training, Chameleon Youth costs are heavily subsidised by the company. The 2024/25 fees are £100 total for the year (£30 per term with a £10 registration fee).

Further info
If you have any questions or further queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Sam – | 0161 223 6280.

Watch Chameleon Youth perform at The Lowry Theatre at this year’s U.Dance, the national youth dance festival. Check out the video below.


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