English Youth Ballet is now well-established for the production
of full length classical ballets in the regional theatres of
the UK. The Company uses 100 young dancers chosen by audition
within an 80-100 mile radius of the theatre in the area,
young ballet dancers the opportunity to experience the creative
process from rehearsal to performance in our exciting productions
Nutcracker, Coppelia, The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle or Swan Lake.
take place either on stage at a regional theatre or in a school
in the town where performances will take place and last
for 90/105 minutes.
Audition Age 8-11yrs . Senior Audition Age 12-18yrs.
THE AUDITION EXPERIENCE
EYB auditions take the form of a ballet class. No dance has
to be especially prepared.
are expected to wear what they would wear for their ballet classes/ballet
exams. We see the auditionees
students must attend at the start time. See audition procedure sheet.
Audition Registration is £18.00 payable to English
It is advisable to send in the form and register
in advance to save administration time although we
audition is designed to be an experience in itself and we like
parents to watch when the audition venue
EYB is about performance and this starts with the
audition when we look
for young dancers who love their dancing and who
would benefit from classes, rehearsals and participating
in EYB ballet
There are one Junior and Senior full scholarships available and one Junior and Senior half scholarships available that are awarded.
For audition packs and a registration form for
a specific venue please
The fee for the Performance Course is £500 for 2018 payable to
English Youth Ballet in full or by instalments
and in advance prior to the first rehearsal/casting day date.
is inclusive of all costume and production costs (not ballet/character
shoes). Three rehearsals take
place simultaneously and are always
preceded by a ballet class. There is a 20%
reduction for 2nd sibling taking part.