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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

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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
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What We Do…

Annual Season - Outreach - Nyblets - Repertoire read on
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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

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Calling NYB Alumni!

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
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Tributes to Jill Tookey

There have been some wonderful tributes to NYB's Founder & Artistic Director Jill Tookey, who helped 'generations of dancers'. Read Jill's obituary in The Times... read on
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Drew McOnie wins Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreographer…

NYB was delighted to hear about Drew McOnie's success at the Olivier Awards 2016, held at the Royal Opera House... read on
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Sad news about Jill Tookey CBE

Founder & Artistic Director, Jill Tookey, passed away on Good Friday read on
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Mikah Smillie – Artistic Director in Residence for 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Mikah Smillie will be the Artistic Director in Residence for the NYB 2016 Season... read on

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