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

Easter Masterclass Series

This Easter, NYB is proud to present a week of online masterclasses led by some of the leading voices of the UK ballet industry. The masterclasses will span learning new skills, honing technique, exploring repertoire, developing creativity and Q&A’s with each day’s guest artist.

These bespoke masterclasses will be tailored for both junior (9-12 yrs) and senior (13-18 yrs) dancers, with a limited number of places to ensure an exciting experience for all participants. We are offering each masterclass at the special price of £25 with an exclusive discount if you book for all sessions in your age group.

Juniors: Ages 9-12

Sat 10 and Sun 11 Apr, 10am-12pm

Learn new skills from two highly experienced ballet artists. Each session will include Ballet Class, Repertoire and/or Creative Work, and a live Q and A. Suitable for at least RAD grade 2 or equivalent level dancers.

Book here for both masterclasses for only £40

Sat 10 Apr: Nicky Henshall – Rehearsal Director for Akram Khan’s Creature, former dancer with English National Ballet and An American in Paris, West End. 
Book for Sat 10 Apr only – £25

Sun 11 Apr: Constance Devernay – Principal Dancer with Scottish Ballet
Book for Sun 11 Apr only – £25

Seniors: Ages 13-18

Mon 12 – Fri 16 Apr, 10am-12pm 

Learn new skills from an exciting array of world class artists.  Each 2hr masterclass will include a technique class, repertoire and/or creative work and a Q&A. Suitable for at least RAD grade 5 or equivalent level dancers.

Book here for the week of masterclasses for £100, or follow the links below to book for individual masterclasses.

Mon 12th Apr: Emma Price – Artist of Birmingham Royal Ballet
Book for Mon 12 Apr only – £25

Tues 13th Apr: Marcelino Sambé – Principal of The Royal Ballet
Book for Tue 13 Apr only – £25

Wed 14th Apr: Vanessa Vince Pang – Independent dance artist, Former dancer with Phoenix Dance and NYB Alumna
Book for Wed 14 Apr only – £25

Thu 15th Apr: Sarah Kundi – First Artist, English National Ballet
Book for Thu 15 Apr only – £25

Fri 16th Apr: McOnie Company – live Q&A with Olivier Award winner and NYB almunus, Drew McOnie, and class and repertoire led by Ebony Molina, McOnie Company dancer.
Book for Fri 16 Apr only – £25


If they are unable to afford the fee for the Easter Masterclass series, please contact us as we have a number of bursaries available.

Please read the terms and conditions and online safeguarding policy before booking a place.

Catch-up on the Easter Masterclass Series

If you weren’t able to join us online for the Easter Masterclass series there is a chance to watch what happened in each masterclass. Ticket holders will be sent a link to watch a private video via vimeo, which will be available from Monday 19 April until Sunday 2 May.

Click here to find out more and book a ticket to receive a link to the films.