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Become a Contestant

The World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) is an invitation-only event!

Presented by Worldstars

How to be a contestant

The Zimbabwe Championships of Performing Arts is the only official national competition for both novice and experienced performers that qualifies and takes contestants to the World Championships.. Team Zimbabwe is the national representative of Zimbabwe at the World Championships Of Performing Arts.

This team is made up of cream of the crop contestants who qualified at the regional auditions then went on to excel above their peers in their respective categories at the national Zimbabwe Championships.

Qualifying Criteria!

  • Are you a Zimbabwean National residing in Zimbabwe or in another country?
  • Are you an performing artist?
  • Are you a member of a performing arts group?
  • Do you believe that the Zimbabwe Performing Arts Championships is your calling?
Then register for the auditions.
QUALIFY FOR TEAM ZIMBABWE.



Why audition and be selected for Team Zimbabwe?

THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IS “ONE OF A KIND”!
WCOPA is often cited as the ONLY “Olympics” for talent (aspiring performing artists) in the world!
The Olympics is held every four years. WCOPA is held every year!

EXPOSURE to world standards
GROWTH: training, mentorship
NETWORKING with contestants from other countries

Why audition and be selected for Team Zimbabwe?

Zicopa-Jump-Wcopa-2017Scholarships to the value of USD $380,000 up for grabs
Possibility of Being scouted by managers, agents and casting directors,

Previous years guest list and judges: 
MEHCAD BROOKS: a famous Calvin Klein model.
JOHN PARDEE AND JOEY MURPHY: screenwriters &producers of Desperate housewives, the Jeff Foxworthy show and Cybil.
Anita Man: America’s top choreographers and live show producers.
STEVEN DORFF: One of the world’s most successful music composers for singers such as Witney Houston, Celine Dion, Vanessa Williams.

Be an ambassador for your country.
The long beach experience! With a backdrop so beautiful a tour will definitely be in the cards.

Modelling Age Groups

JUNIOR CATEGORIES

SENIOR CATEGORIES
  • 5-7
  • 8-10
  • 11-12
  • 13-15
  • 16-17
  • 18-24
  • 25-29
  • 30plus
There are six (6) categories of competition for junior competition & six (6) categories for senior competition respectively

Categories

Your Possible Entries

ACTING Classical, Comical, Contemporary, Dramatic and Open
DANCING



Acro/Gymnastic, Ballet, Ballroom, Clogging, Contemporary, Ethnic/Folklore, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Open, Production Line, Tap, Song and Dance
MODELING


Casual, Formal, Photo, Spokesmodel, Swimwear (Commercial, Plus and Petite are in addition to Runway)
VOCAL



Broadway, Country, Contemporary, Gospel, Latin, Open, Opera, Original Works, Pop, R&B/Soul/Jazz, Rap, Rock, Variety and World. All vocal styles are also offered in Vocal Self-Accompaniment.
INSTRUMENTAL

Classical, contemporary, Jazz, Open, and Original Works
VARIETY ACTS

3 and under props, 4 and over props, act with assistance and act without assistance.
Type of Contestant

Description
1. Solo:

2. Small Group:

3. Line:

4. Duet/Trio:

5. Large Group :
1 person

4 to 9 people

10-19 people

2 or 3 people

20 or more