Join our Summer Outreach Programme !

Interested in dance and would like a chance to create and perform ?




15th-19th AUGUST 2016

An innovative, five day creative dance and movement course with NYB outreach choreographer and teacher, Claire Sibley. Inspired by Saint-Saens wonderfully humorous score, ‘Carnival of The Animals’ the course culminates in a performance to parents and friends at the Studio Theatre at Elmhurst School on Saturday 19th August at 4pm .


Download your Application Form Here

Summer Performance workshop 2017-application form Master


INSPIRED BY the National Youth Ballet of Great Britain’s 30th Anniversary Season repertoire .

CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS  :   music by Camille Saint-Saëns

An old tortoise looks to the sky and dreams of flying with the  majestic birds and playing with the rainbow. The ballet tells of the
Tortoises journey,  along with his Carnival Animal friends,  as they adventure to try and fly with the rainbow…….

Course Fee £185

Boys and Girls, aged 7-14 years, of all abilities are welcome to apply.  There is no audition process, although some previous ballet, dance or drama experience is necessary to attend this course.


9:30 a.m. Tuesday 15th August 2017


Daily 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Practice dancewear or a suitable alternative should be worn.


  • Daily Dance and Drama Classes
  • Creative workshops and rehearsals with NYB Outreach choreographer Claire Sibley
  • Create an exciting ‘New Work’ for The Outreach Company based on The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain’s  2017 Season Repertoire
  • An informal showcase, fully costumed by the NYB wardrobe department.
  • Watch the National Youth Ballet Company in rehearsals for the 2017 Season

Please bring your own packed lunch and refreshments for each day.  We would advise early registration as numbers are limited.

All teachers and NYB staff are specialists in their field and are DBS checked.

Parents should complete the application form and send to: NYB Outreach Summer Course, The Old Dairy, Wintersell Farm, Dwelly Lane, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 6QD together with a cheque for £185 made out to National Youth Ballet or online to National Youth Ballet of Great Britain, sort code: 40-01-13, Account Number: 61772287, Reference: Applicant’s name.