National Youth Ballet is pleased to offer engaging and exciting three hour Summer workshops with our leading teachers and facilitators in Leeds. The workshops will focus on building performance skills and nurturing creativity.
These energising and exciting workshops will enhance dancers’ skills, whilst also nurturing their confidence and preparing them for forthcoming experiences, reigniting their passion and joy for dance!
Whether you are seeking a chance to develop your technique this summer or looking for an opportunity to explore your own individual performance qualities, this workshop will allow you the space to become the best artist that you can be.
VENUE: Northern Ballet, 2 St Cecilia St, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA
DATE: Sunday 30th July
Junior Workshop, Age 9-12* – 10am-1pm (minimum Grade 2 RAD, or equivalent or two dance classes per week)
Senior Workshop, Age 13-18* – 2pm-5pm (minimum Grade 5 RAD, or equivalent or two dance classes per week)
*Age on date of workshop.
Maximum: 25 students per class.
NYB aims to facilitate a diverse range of applications by removing financial barriers; bursaries are available for applicants from low socio-economic backgrounds that meet our eligibility criteria. For more information click here
The workshops will include:
- A specifically designed ballet class, which will focus not only on developing technique but also on nurturing young dancers’ individual performance skills to help them to showcase their abilities quickly in new environments.
- A creative class with an NYB choreographer which will challenge and empower young dancers to explore their own creative voices and give them an opportunity to perform their own work in a studio setting.
- A Moving Minds session will support and nurture dancers’ mindset, preparing them for all that lies ahead.
- The opportunity to receive tailored feedback from NYB Creative Director Jo Meredith and/or Associate Artistic Director Amelia O’Hara.
Whether you are preparing for your vocational dance school auditions, or looking for an opportunity to explore your own individual performance qualities, this workshop will allow you the space to become the best artist that you can be.
Photos (c) Mark Senior