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THE NATIONAL YOUTH BALLET

Germany’s first ever National Youth Ballet has been founded at the beginning of the 2011/2012 theatre season. The company consists of eight professional dancers between the ages of 18 to 23, and has begun work at its new home at the Ballettzentrum Hamburg – John Neumeier. With its own repertoire comprising mainly works by young choreographers, the group will predominantly dance in new spaces – not theatres, but schools, museums, nursing homes and even prisons; spaces in which dance does not usually attract much interest. The National Youth Ballet aims to demonstrate that dance has a social relevance creating a spirit of community and a sense of unity, focussing especially on a young audience. The company has both national and international tours scheduled, hoping to bring people of different backgrounds and characters together through movement and creativity.

BJB-General director John Neumeier summarizes the alignment of the company as follows: “With their own repertoire, which creatively reflects the feelings, awareness and ideas of the young generation, the youth company is an ideal mediator between youth culture, high art and the general public. It also has a valuable social aspect with a positive effect on the non-dance world. We want to tie in with the successes of other junior companies and further increase the awareness of dance as an art form within our society”.

Audition for 2019/20 & 2020/21

The NATIONAL YOUTH BALLET is searching for new dancers for the seasons 2019/20 and 2020/21 from September 2, 2019 to July 31, 2021.
Applying dancers should be highly interested in improving their artistic personality and stylistic versatility with professional training but also by creating their own choreographies. The dancers should be between 18 and 21 years old and need to have completed their professional formation with classical as well as modern dance technique.

Please bring a printed version of the previously filled out questionnaire and a current photo with you. We would ask for participants to RSVP at the latest on January 12, 2019 via eMail: sascha.hartmann@bundesjugendballett.de
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When
Sunday, January 27, 2019 | 1:00 pm
Where
Ballettzentrum Hamburg – John Neumeier
Caspar-Voght-Str. 54 | 20535 Hamburg   |   The Map
[near Subway Station "Hasselbrook"]

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Next Performances

December 16
Mölln
Augustinum Mölln

February 1, 2, 3
Wurster Nordseeküste
Aeronauticum Nordholz

February 23
Hamburg
St. Petri Church

Natsuka Abe Gabriel Brito
Rebecca Gollwitzer Marcelo Ferreira
Madeleine Skippen Artem Prokopchuk
Ida-Sofia Stempelmann Emiliano Torres
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Contact
Yohan Stegli
Managing Director
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Ballettzentrum Hamburg
Caspar-Voght-Str. 54
D-20535 HAMBURG
 
T: +49 (0)40 35 68-923
F: +49 (0)40 35 68-988
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The Hamburg Ballet
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