Chameleon Youth

Love dance. Choose dance.
Chameleon Youth is recruiting!

Call out to all 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 that 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.

Interested?
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 2023/24 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 – sam@companychameleon.com | 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 here.

 

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