Open Rehearsal and Choreographic Discussion.

19 Jan 2017

Damien Jalet and Alexander Love. NYDC in rehearsal for Tarantiseismic. Photographer: Gigi Giannella.

Date:   Friday 17 February 2017
Time:   10:00-15:00
Venue: Hymers College, Hymers Avenue, Hull HU3 1LW
Who:    Teachers, youth leaders and artists
Cost:    Free

National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) is the country’s flagship youth dance company. This February, they will be in residence in Hull, celebrating City of Culture 2017. The 40 strong company, aged 15-22, will be working with 2016-17 Guest Artistic Director, Damien Jalet, creating their brand new work Tarantiseismic. In partnership with Hull City Council and Hull and East Riding Dance Hub, they will be opening their doors for teachers, youth leaders and artists to attend a day of open rehearsals and choreographic discussion.

The day will feature an introduction to the work of NYDC, an opportunity to watch the company in rehearsal, meet the NYDC dancers and take part in a discussion with critically acclaimed choreographer, Damien Jalet. Click here to view his biography.

The day will focus on:

  • Choreographic practice and ideas
  • Challenging expectations of youth dance
  • Working in an inclusive setting
  • Creating work with large group

Refreshments and lunch will also be provided.

To book your place, please complete the booking form and return to:

  • Via post to: NYDC, Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN
  • Via email to:

The deadline for bookings is Friday 10 February 2017. Places are limited and so please book early to avoid disappointment. 

For more information 

Please contact: Jennifer Riley – Projects Manager
020 7863 8088