Kate Prince

Kate Prince

Kate is the Artistic Director of ZooNation Dance Company which she founded in 2002. In May 2010 she became an Associate Artist at Sadler's Wells and ZooNation became a Resident Company.

In 2008 Kate directed and co-choreographed ZooNation's five-star award-winning production Into the Hoods at the Novello Theatre which became both the first ever Hip Hop dance show to open in the West End and the longest running dance show in the West End's history. She also choreographed the cast of Into the Hoods for a special performance at Nelson Mandela's 90th Birthday Celebrations in Hyde Park.

In 2011 Kate wrote, directed and co-choreographed ZooNation's production Some Like it Hip Hop at Sadler's Wells Peacock Theatre which enjoyed a critically successful sell-out run. Some Like it Hip Hop will be returning to London again in the Autumn of 2012, before embarking on a UK and international tour.

Kate was lead choreographer for the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Handover Ceremonies with dancers from ZooNation, CandoCo and The Royal Opera House.

Kate has choreographed for two seasons of So You Think You Can Dance (BBC) and for the movie StreetDance 3D. She also choreographed a special performance at the Laurence Olivier Awards 2011to music from West Side Story played by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Kate also choreographed for Shoes directed by Stephen Mear.

Television includes: So You Think You Can Dance (BBC), Laurence Olivier Awards (BBC), Top of the Pops (BBC), CD:UK (ITV), Smash Hits Pollwinners Party (Channel 4), Strictly Dance Fever (BBC), Blue Peter (BBC), When Will I Be Famous (BBC), Sport Relief (BBC), Discomania (ITV), The Album Chart Show (Channel 4), Whatever (Sky), Popworld (Channel 4), The Paul O'Grady Show (Channel 4).

Music Video includes: Duck Sauce - Anyway, Utah Saints - Something Good 08, Diagram of the Heart - If I Were You, The Saturdays - Up!, HtwoO ft. Platnum - What's it Gonna Be, Sam Obernik - Baditude, Matt Willis - Hey Kid, V - Can You Feel It.

Kate is a board member of Dance UK and a graduate of Edinburgh University with an MA in General Arts.