"“I have been so impressed by the ambition of this Company. We are not just looking at pieces of choreography, we are looking at pieces of theatre and that’s amazing! NYB simply doesn’t settle for second best!”

Matthew Bourne - Director of New Adventures and NYB Patron

Celebrating the life of Founder Jill Tookey

Unveiling of the Jill Tookey Bronze for ‘Young Performer of The Season ‘

Celebrating the life of Founder Jill Tookey CBE  On what would have been Jill’s 80th Birthday, Jill’s family are thrilled to unveil a new bronze award to commemorate her life and achievements. Jill specifically asked her family to commission a new bronze to be awarded to a very special ‘Young Performer of The Season’.  Jill’s read on

Information on NYB and our 2017 auditions

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

Annual Season - Outreach - Nyblets - Repertoire read on

Audition Information and Masterclasses

The National Youth Ballet's 30th Anniversary Season Programming is an exciting mixed bill which includes classical and neo-classical based works with roles for all ages. read on

Emerging Choreographers Opportunity

Beyond Ballet Emerging Choreographers Platform NYB’s Beyond Ballet: Emerging Choreographers Platform is becoming a highly successful platform for young and emerging choreographers across the country. Whilst retaining our classical roots and inspiring even the youngest members of NYB, our mission is also to nurture students’ wide range of creative talents and to reach Beyond Ballet,  to encourage budding choreographers, read on

Become Involved

NYB Alumni - we would love to hear from you! The Gala at Sadler’s Wells later this year will be dedicated to the memory of Jill Tookey, and the great legacy she has left us all. Maybe you would like to be part of NYB again, teach at Summer School, help run workshops or volunteer this season?... read on

In-House Choreographic Competition

In-House Choreographic Competition   Incorporated into Summer School will be our annual Choreographic Competition open to all NYB Company Members. This will be held on the evening of Thursday 17th August. NYB Patron Anna Meadmore, Archivist at White Lodge and Choreographer, will be adjudicating the event and awarding the Barbara Geoghegan Musicality Cup, the Frank Freeman read on

NYB in Performance

NYB Promo 2017 from National Youth Ballet on Vimeo.