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BOTIS SEVA IS THE NEXT GUEST ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY

  Seva takes over from the current Guest Artistic Director, Sadler’s Wells’ Associate Artist Sharon Eyal. Used To Be Blonde, Eyal’s production for National Youth Dance Company, premiered to critical acclaim at Sadler’s Wells earlier this month and is touring across England this summer. Botis Seva is a dance artist, choreographer and director working within the […]

Q&A: Matilda

Where from/area: I live in Bleasdale, near to Garstang, Preston.   Former schools/places of study: At the moment, I study A Level’s in Dance, English Literature, French and History at Runshaw College, Leyland and before that I went to St. Cecilia’s RC High School in Longridge.   Please tell us a bit about what age […]

Company Blog: Jasmine

Arriving in Hull on the morning of the 11th of February was a huge relief for all of us. After suffering from a painful, clammy and crammed train journey from Kings Cross, we were more than ready to gather our suitcases and clamber on to the couch to begin the final journey to the Hymer’s […]

Company Blog: Matilda

The three months between the October and February residency seemed to go very quickly, perhaps because it was such a busy time, both in and out of school. Yet, when I had only one week to go until the February residency, I realised just quite how much I had missed being with NYDC. The intense […]

Company Blog: Beth

Starting the second NYDC residency personally evoked a whole cocktail of emotions. I was ridiculously excited to get in the studio with everybody again. I felt overwhelmingly happy to simply think about nothing but dance for an entire week with a beautiful bunch of talented and amazing individuals. Yet I was still slightly anxious as […]

Company Blog: Alex

Ever since the end of the first residency, I’d been vigorously counting down the days until the second one. I couldn’t quite believe that I was being separated from such an aspiring and diverse group of individuals for (what seemed like) such a long time. However, the time went over so quickly and I began […]

Company Blog: Jasmine

Inhale. Exhale. Repeat. Three words to reflect my honest emotions on the morning of beginning my 2nd year with The National Youth Dance Company. The thought of 30 new faces with new experiences, dance styles and personalities seemed overwhelming and I didn’t quite know how to feel. Being a returning dancer this year, there was […]

Company Blog: Alexander

You start the week feeling nervous, worried and excited, all wrapped up into one. From the moment you step into the studio, the hard work begins. Dancing from 9am-6pm every day. Doing something you love is one of the best feelings you can have. Though apart from that joy and love you still feel worried […]

NYDC in Residence in Hull

NYDC in Residence in Hull From 11th-19th February 2017, NYDC will be on residency in Hull, celebrating the City of Culture.   The company will be working with Guest Artistic Director 2016-17, Damien Jalet, creating their new work Tarantiseismic. Over the course of the week we will be opening our doors to local young people, […]

Company Blog: Beth

As I arrived at Sadler’s Wells for my first residency, I felt incredibly nervous. Just being in the building felt very overwhelming, I was very worried about feeling awkward and meeting 39 completely new people and whether they would like me! My fears quickly disappeared as I met the dancers and NYDC staff, everyone was […]

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