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Audition for Young Dancers

The NATIONAL YOUTH BALLET (Intendant: John Neumeier, Artistic Director: Kevin Haigen) is searching for new dancers for the seasons 2022/2023 starting from August 2022.
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 education with classical as well as modern dance technique.

Thursday, February 13, 2022 at 11:00 am

at the
Ballettzentrum Hamburg - John Neumeier
Caspar-Voght-Strasse 54
D-20535 Hamburg
[near subway station "Hasselbrook"]

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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 the February 10, 2022:
Fax: +49 (0)40 35 68-988

The audition is not binding. Costs will not be refunded

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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”.


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