NYDC Experience Workshop | 28 May | Dance City | Newcastle

National Youth Dance Company creates and performs innovative and influential dance, bringing together the brightest talent from across England to work intensively with Sadler’s Wells’ renowned Associate Artists. The company has established a reputation for innovative, high quality work and produces dancers that are open-minded, curious and brave.

Interested in joining the company?
NYDC are seeking dancers aged 16-18* who are passionate about dance, love to perform and have the commitment to make the most of this unique opportunity.
The first step is to register for an Experience Workshop. To register visit: www.sadlerswells.com/NYDC (how to apply section)

Work with 2015-16 Guest Artistic Director: Michael Keegan Dolan
• Perform in world class venues
• Learn, create and perform original work
• Draw on different dance techniques
• Take part in intensive residencies over the school holidays; living and working as a company
• Collaborate with professional choreographers and companies
• Find out about career pathways and opportunities
• Take part in dancers toolbox sessions to enhance your learning and prepare you for the future

Joining NYDC can be a life-changing experience, presenting career possibilities and raising aspirations, self-esteem and confidence, besides introducing the very best of professional dance practice.

Experience Workshops
The workshop includes a technique class, creative tasks and discussions on dance training, careers and NYDC. Selected dancers will be invited to attend a final audition at Sadler’s Wells, London on Sunday 26 July. The workshops are open to dancers from all backgrounds and abilities, with experience in any dance style. There is no cost to attend the workshops but places must be booked through Sadler’s Wells.

Fees and Scholarships
The fee is £400 per year which goes towards a contribution to all costs, however a generous scholarship scheme ensures that costs will not prevent any dancer from joining the company.
NYDC is a fully inclusive company and welcomes applications from disabled and deaf dancers. Support is available for dancers with particular access needs from the start of the application process and throughout their time in the company.
NYDC meets during the school holidays to participate in four intensive weeks per year at Sadler’s Wells and regional venues.
(*age range is flexible in certain circumstances; see www.sadlerswells.com/nydc)

We may have been born in different areas of England with different backgrounds and circumstances, but we were all born with the same
passion. NYDC is an overwhelming privilege which feeds our hunger for dance and brings us together.”
– NYDC dancer 2015

For more information visit: sadlerswells.com/nydc or email NYDC@sadlerswells.com