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National Youth Dance Company 22/23

Wayne McGregor

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A red and yellow tinted image of a dancer wearing a tank top and cargo trousers.

Multi award-winning choreographer Wayne McGregor CBE joins as guest artistic director of NYDC for 2022-23 to work with the best young dancers in the country. Come and see what all the fuss is about.

For the last 10 years National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) has worked with more than 300 young dancers from across England to create and perform high-quality, critically acclaimed productions and tour them around the country.

Now for this special anniversary year guest artistic director Wayne McGregor CBE will create a brand-new work for the company, highlighting the power and creativity of young people from all dance styles and backgrounds.

Over the last decade NYDC has worked with internationally renowned choreographers including Alesandra Seutin, Russell Maliphant, Botis Seva, Sharon Eyal, Damien Jalet, Michael Keegan Dolan, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Akram Khan and Jasmin Vardimon.

[Image description] Two young men, wearing grey t-shirts and black jogging trousers, are isolated in pools of light in the midst of darkness. Both arch backwards, their faces and chests turned upwards to the light.

National Youth Dance Company’s 10th Anniversary Year is supported by Barclays.

[Image description] A young person faces the left, their face turned and not visible. They reach across their body with their right arm and their left arm held out in front of them, palm facing up. They have short, curly hair and wear cargo trousers and a cropped, sleeveless top. They are stood on the roof of a building and behind them is a metal barrier and a clear white sky. The image is covered with a colour wash of red, orange and yellow.

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