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10 Years of NYDC

A close up of a NYDC performer mid-dance

11 critically acclaimed productions, 10 world renowned choreographers and over 300 young dancers…

This documentary film celebrates the amazing achievements from the first decade of the National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) and the far-reaching impact on all those involved.

For the last 10 years, NYDC has brought together talented young dancers from across the country to work with leading artists and create world-class performances. NYDC is England’s flagship youth dance company run by Sadler’s Wells. With interviews from Guest Artistic Directors, including the renowned choreographers Jasmin Vardimon, Akram Khan and Wayne McGregor; they discuss their unique experiences of leading the company. We also hear from the company members themselves on being part of this life-changing process.

Directed by long time NYDC collaborator Ben Williams; this film tells the story of one of the UK’s most significant talent development programmes.

Commissioned by Sadler’s Wells.

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Explore this interactive timeline and discover NYDC’s remarkable history