English National Ballet brings world-class classical ballet to the widest possible audience - delighting them with the traditional and inspiring them with the new. We aspire to be the United Kingdom’s most exciting and creative ballet company.
Under the leadership of Artistic Director, prima ballerina Tamara Rojo, the Company stands for artistic excellence and creativity. We honour the tradition of great classical ballet while embracing change, evolving the art form for future generations and encouraging audiences to deepen their appreciation of it.
ENBYouthCo Creative Director
English National Ballet’s Engagement Department is seeking a Creative Director for its youth dance company, ENBYouthCo. Launched in April 2012, ENBYouthCo meet on Friday evenings at Markova House. ENBYouthCo dancers train in both ballet and contemporary dance technique, and learn about current English National Ballet repertoire. ENBYouthCo have performed at a number of dance platforms including, ReFresh, Richdance, and Move It, and have performed alongside the Company in Petrushka at the London Coliseum.
ENBYouthCo have been involved in a number of pop up performances at various events and locations across London, including Kinetic Echo at Westfield, Shepherd’s Bush, choreographed by Cameron McMillan, as well as other Big Dance commissions. Previous ENBYouthCo dancers have been successful in securing places at Central School of Ballet, London Contemporary Dance School, Northern Ballet School, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, and Tring Park School for the Performing Arts.
Fee: £3,000 annual contract (includes the planning and delivery of 3 terms of activity and audition workshops)
In addition to this, a fee of £500 will be offered for the planning and delivery of a week-long summer residency, and a negotiable fee will be offered for any extra work required.
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 12 June 2015
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and covering letter summarising your interest and providing evidence of your ability and experience to email@example.com