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Opportunity to join the young cast of Vicki Igbokwe-Ozoagu’s Our Mighty

Groove and perform in the opening production at Sadler’s Wells East
Vicki Igbokwe-Ozoagu is the Founder of Uchenna Dance. She is currently looking for
dancers aged 16-21 who want to gain experience learning from, and performing
alongside professional dancers as part of the flagship production that will open the
NEW Sadler’s Wells East theatre in February 2025.
Working with Sadler’s Wells, Vicki is creating a new version of her show Our Mighty
Groove that will feature a cast of professional dancers and a young cast of 30
dancers aged 16 – 21 years who live or study in east London. As part of the process
to select the young cast, Vicki and some of her creative team from Our Mighty
Groove are leading a Research and Development week (also known as R&D) from
Monday 15 – Friday 19 July 2024.
You’ll Get To Work With
Vicki Igbokwe-Ozoagu: Director & Choreographer
Kloé Dean: Associate Choreographer
Joanne Bernard: Rehearsal Director
PLUS the professional cast for Our Mighty Groove
Dates and Times
Monday 15 – Friday 19 July 2024, 9:30am – 6pm each day.
Commitment to attend for the full week is required, please contact if you have any questions about this
All sessions will take place:
English National Ballet
Mulryan Centre for Dance
41 Hopewell Square, London, E14 0SY
(Nearest tube station is Canning Town)
What’s In It For You?

  • The chance to be invited to join the Our Mighty Groove young cast, which
    will include regular training opportunities in the lead up to performances next
  • Performing as part of Our Mighty Groove at Sadler’s Wells East (if invited),
    being a part of history as one of the first to perform at this new theatre.

2 Thursday, 13 June 2024

  • 5 days of FREE experience with a creative team that have worked on shows
    and events including Opening Olympic Ceremonies, International Tours and
    West End Musicals.
  • Experience what it’s like to take an idea and develop it over a few days
    alongside a team, gaining knowledge in the behind the scenes of how dance
    shows are made.
  • Professional dance class every morning in styles including Waacking,
    African Contemporary, House, Hip Hop, and Contemporary.
  • Opportunity to explore your own creativity throughout the week as you
    become part of the Uchenna family.
    What We’re Looking For?
  • Vicki and the team are interested in dancers who love dance, performing and
  • You can be someone who attends dance classes in your own time, is part of a
    dance crew, group, company and/or be a student at a dance school, college,
    university, or conservatoire.
  • Please note this opportunity is not for someone who is a beginner. You’ll need
    to have some dance experience and be open to learning.
    Your Next Move
    To secure your place, please complete the registration form in the link below. Please
    note that places for the Research & Development week are limited and will be
    offered on a first come first serve basis, so please register ASAP
    Our Mighty Groove young cast registration form
    If you have any questions email with Our Mighty
    Groove young cast in the subject title and the Sadler’s Wells team will get back to
    you asap.
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    Who is Vicki Igbokwe-Ozoagu and Uchenna Dance?
    Find out more by clicking the link to our website
    Who are Sadler’s Wells?
    Find out more by clicking the link to their website