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"Is there an organization in the world that gives this kind of opportunity to young people to create a new ballet from scratch, often with new music? If there is I don't know of it."

David Bintley CBE - Director Birmingham Royal Ballet

About NYB

Jill Tookey

Who We Are…

The National Youth Ballet involves talented young dancers from all over the country in every aspect of creating a ballet... read on
What We Do

What We Do…

Annual Season - Outreach - Nyblets - Repertoire read on

Information For Dancers

Performing for a season with NYB offers professional career opportunities. The 2 dancers featured who starred in Ballet Chocolat in 2011 recently gained professional contracts with major ballet companies, Birmingham Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet of Flanders. read on

Latest News


ENB announce Emerging Dancer 2015 Finalists!

English National Ballet's Emerging Dancer competition is now in its 6th year and we're excited to see THREE NYB Alumni in the Final 8.... read on

Catching up with NYB Alumni…

After catching no less than 7 NYB Alumni in New Adventures' Edward Scissorhands before Christmas, we've been busy spotting many more in productions around the world... read on

NYB dancers perform on Sky Sports’ Game Changers

We were thrilled to watch NYB dancers Kaine Ward & Isabella Vargiu on December's 'Game Changers' on Sky Sports. Follow the link to watch them teach a few ballet moves to the audience... read on

NYB Alumni cast in major new UK tour of Edward Scissorhands

NYB's Artistic Director Jill Tookey greets 7 NYB Alumni at stage door of Sadler's Wells as they perform in Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands, touring UK theatres until March 2015... read on

NYB dancer wins Molly Lake Award 2014

We congratulate two NYB dancers on their recent achievements at the Molly Lake Award 2014 and at the Cecchetti annual competition... read on

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