Our vision is that young people will create the ballet of the future.

Arielle Smith

National Youth Ballet Alumna

Arielle was appointed Young Associate Choreographer
of New Adventures in 2018. She was the very first recipient of the National Youth Ballet Nijinska cup for an outstanding female choreographer and through National Youth Ballet Beyond Ballet emerging choreographer opportunity she went on to create several works including Inversion, Athena, Suitesong and T-Symmetry.


Cradle collaboration between Rambert and London Schools Symphony Orchestra. (Barbican) | The Things We’ve Done and Lots of Varied Expectations (Resolution festival,
Sadler’s Wells) | Storm (Stratford Circus) | Particle Fever (Platform Theatre).

Television and Film

Silent Me (collaboration with designer Maxwell Nicholson Lailey) | Beyond Ballet Emerging Choreographers of the
National Youth Ballet (BBC London News).

Arielle started her training at the Hammond School in Chester and is a graduate of Rambert School.

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Arielle Smith
Shadowing the Artistic Director