Audition Information and The 2017 Season

 

 

We will be auditioning in four venues across the UK :

Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and London

WHAT TYPE OF DANCERS ARE NYB LOOKING FOR ?  NYB provides students with a wonderful professional performance opportunity therefor we are looking for individuals with a strong classical technique and a passion for performing.  Working within a repertoire company, students must also be adaptable, versatile and open to learning new styles of movement.  Company members will get the opportunity to develop their acting and stagecraft skills and our In-House Choreographic Hub and annual In-House Competition assists in developing individuals that have a choreographic interest and talent.

HOW DO I AUDITION?    Fill in the application form providing your details and training experience .   Please complete the application by using our secure online payment system .  We will  send you a confirmation email and the necessary information for the preliminary audition and the masterclasses .

WHAT HAPPENS IN THE AUDITIONS?  Our auditions will take the form of a ballet class which may include a short piece of NYB repertoire.  It will be delivered by one of NYB’s professional teachers.  Each class will take 1 hour and classes are split into age groups.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? – Please bring the normal classical attire you wear for your regular ballet classes. Girls: leotard and tights along with point shoes for those that have worked en point.  Boys :  shorts or unitard, ballet shoes and socks.

WHEN WILL I GET THE RESULTS AND WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?  : You will be notified by  email within a week of the audition.  If successful, you will be asked to attend our recall audition based at a London venue.

WHEN DO THE REHEARSALS AND SUMMER SCHOOL TAKE PLACE? Auditions generally run from 10am to 5pm on Saturdays or Sundays throughout February and March in 4 different regions. Recalls will take place at the beginning of May in a London venue.  Residential rehearsals at the annual Summer School for 2017 are usually held in August .

 

 

Our 2017 Masterclasses are to be held alongside the auditions in our regional venues in Feb/March 2017.   Masterclasses are open to all students aged 15 or older and are of Intermediate (or equivalent) standard and above. These classes will be taken by some of NYB’s illustrious Patrons and Professional Ambassadors .

Please Note : Please fill in all the required fields including your preferred venue .  In order to confirm your place at our auditions, payment must be received a week before the regional preliminary audition is due to commence. 

LEEDS PRELIMINARY AUDITION   

19th of February 2017     

Northern Ballet –  Studio 1 ground floor  

Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PA

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 LEEDS MASTERCLASS

19th of February 2017

Northern Ballet  Studio 1 ground floor

Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PA

The Masterclass will be taught  by Carrie Johnson

(Birmingham Royal Ballet  , Stuttgart Ballet , New Adventures)

MASTERCLASS

Masterclasses are open to all students aged 15 or older and are of Intermediate (or equivalent) standard and above.  Fee £15 

MANCHESTER PRELIMINARY  AUDITION

26th of February 2017

The Dance House – studio 3 or 4 

1st Floor, The Dancehouse, 10 Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA

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MANCHESTER MASTERCLASS

26th of February 2017

The Dance House,  studio 3 or 4  

1st Floor, The Dancehouse, 10 Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA

 The masterclass will be taught by Mikah Smillie : http://www.mikahsmillie.com

(Artistic Director of NYB , Character Principal with New Adventures, Soloist with Nurnberg Ballet, Dortmund Ballet)

 MASTERCLASS

Masterclasses are open to all students aged 15 or older and are of Intermediate (or equivalent) standard and above.  Fee £15 

LONDON PRELIMINARY  AUDITION 

5th March 2017

Central School of Ballet  

10 Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Rd, London EC1R 5EG

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LONDON MASTERCLASS

5th March 2017

Central School of Ballet 

10 Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Rd, London EC1R 5EG

Teacher Erina Takahashi    http://www.ballet.org.uk/the-company/dancers/erina-takahashi/

Lead Principal at English National Ballet :

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