Once in a lifetime opportunity to perform with Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures dancers in an exciting new production of ‘Lord of the Flies’!

Are you male aged between 10-25 and want to perform with one of the world’s leading dance-theatre companies? Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures bring a once in a lifetime opportunity to boys and young men all over the North East.

Dance City are offering you the opportunity to be part of New Adventures and Re:Bourne’s production of Lord of the Flies at Theatre Royal.

FREE Workshops are happening across the North East in July 2014, all workshops at Dance City are now fully booked.  No previous dance experience is required.

Book onto a workshop at venues across the North East.

Arts Centre Washington
Saturday 28 June, 10am-1pm
0191 219 3455

TIN Arts, Durham
Sunday 6 July | 10am-1pm & 2-5pm
0191 384 0728

Alnwick Playhouse
Saturday 19 July,
10.30am-1.30pm & 2.30-5.30pm
01665 510 785

Dance City, Newcastle
Sunday 20 July, 10am-1pm & 2-5pm (Fully Booked)
0191 261 0505
Book Online

ARC Stockton Arts Centre
Saturday 26 July, 10am-1pm & 2-5pm
01642 525 199
Book Online

Customs House, South Shields
Sunday 27 July, 10am-1pm & 2-5pm
0191 454 1234
Book Online

*Please only book onto one workshop
To be considered for auditions you must attend a workshop.

Around 120 boys and young men will be selected from the workshops to audition for up to 24 places in the final performance at Newcastle Theatre Royal from 5-9 November.

All participants will need to bring a passport photo along on the day and wear comfortable clothes to move in.

Watch the trailer for Lord of the Flies here

For further enquiries about this exciting project, please feel free to contact Helen Moffitt, Dance Engagement Coordinator at Dance City helen.moffitt@dancecity.co.uk / 0191 261 0505 or New Adventures online by clicking here.


Boys Dance Summer School (age 11-17)

Mon 18 – Fri 22 Aug, 9am-4pm
Location: Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Five full days of dance, learning movement from Lord of the Flies. Workshops led by a dancer from New Adventures and the North East Dance Ambassadors for New Adventures and Re:Bourne’s production of Lord of the Flies.

To book a place please call Theatre Royal Box Office on 08448 112 121 or visit the Theatre Royal’s website

Please note this is a separate event to the free open workshops and anyone wishing to be considered for auditions must attend one of the free workshops listed above.