News: National Youth Dance Company - How to Join

Friday 23 November 2012 by Sarah Kearney

National Youth Dance Company

The National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) have started their search for the brightest young talent from across the country.

The NYDC is seeking dancers who are passionate about dance, who come from diverse backgrounds with experience in any dance style, and who simply love to perform.

As a member of NYDC you will get to work with 2013 Guest Artistic Director Jasmin Vardimon, perform in world class venues, learn different dance styles, take part in intensive rehearsal residencies, collaborate with professional choreographers and companies and find out about career pathways and different opportunities.

To join NYDC the first step is to register for a NYDC Experience Workshop.
NYDC Experience Workshops include a technique class, creative workshop and information on dance training, careers and NYDC. Selected dancers will be invited to attend a second workshop. The days are open to dancers aged 16-18 from diverse backgrounds, with experience in any dance style. There is no cost for the days, but places must be pre-booked through Sadler’s Wells.

To apply visit www.sadlerswells.com/nydc and download a registration form. Bursaries are available to cover NYDC membership, see the website for more details.

NYDC Experience Workshops
Still to come…
19 January: Leeds, Yorkshire Dance
20 January: Newcastle, Dance City
26 January: Leicester, Curve Theatre
27 January: Kent, The Jasmin Vardimon Production Space
2 February: Birmingham Royal Ballet Studios
9 February: London, Sadler’s Wells

10 February: (Final selection) London, Sadler’s Wells

NYDC 2013 Residencies
1-12 April: The Jasmin Vardimon Production Space
26 May-2 June: London, Sadler’s Wells

NYDC Performances 2013
8 June: London, Sadler’s Wells
28/29 June: London, Sadler’s Wells
30 June: Kent, The Jasmin Vardimon Production Space
20 July: Leeds, U.Dance 2013
21 July: Salford, The Lowry
27/28 July: Bristol

National Youth Dance Company

Contact NYDC@sadlerswells.com or call 020 7863 8139.

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