Founded in 1998, English Youth Ballet presents full-length classical ballets in the regional theatres of England, Scotland and Wales. Bringing opportunity to young dancers outside London aged 8-18 years to perform within a professional setting.

Each year the professional principal dancers are joined by 100 young dancers to presents 8 productions in cities and regional areas throughout the UK.

Founder and Director Janet Lewis, backed by an experienced professional team, brings her enormous energy, drive, enthusiasm and unique creative flair to inspire and lead young dancers to fulfil their potential and to provides them with a unique opportunity to experience life in a professional ballet company.

Now in its 20th year EYB and has built it into a highly successful youth dance company. The demand for places is expressed by the hundreds of young dancers who audition annually. Many of our students go on to vocational training having gained enormous confidence, invaluable performing experience and great pleasure from their involvement with EYB.



Director - Janet Lewis MBE
Assistant Artistic Director - Dominic Marshall




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