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BalletBoyz Youth Company

BBz Youth Company is an exciting opportunity for young dancers aged between 12-18 years to train with BalletBoyz dancers and Youth Director, James Aiden Kay, in an inspiring company environment. The company offers a supportive, exciting and safe place to learn, allowing dancers to explore the BalletBoyz approach to movement. 

The company will also develop contemporary dance technique, learn past and present repertoire, develop performance and creativity skills, improve fitness, flexibility and strength. 

BalletBoyz Youth Company

How to apply:
Applications for the 20/21 cohort are now closed. Please email if you would like to hear about future auditions. 

Who can join?

Anyone aged between 12-18 years can apply, students that are 18 must still be in full-time education for the duration of the academic year.  Some dance experience is desirable but not essential. We are looking for individuals that can show commitment, creative flair and bring a positive energy to a team.

What can I expect?

We are embracing the move into the digital world and will be working on an exciting dance film during the first term, which will be created through Zoom! Zoom sessions will also contain company class to improve technique and group/individual tasks to create new work. 

BBz Youth Company members should be ready to commit to the whole year. Sessions are held every Friday 6pm to 8pm. If you are offered a place in the Youth Company, please bear in mind that sessions will begin on Zoom and transfer into the studio when it is safe to do so. 


First Term
Zoom sessions are £10 per session which is payable in half term or full term chunks. During the first term there will be 12 sessions in total. 


Second and Third Term 
Studio sessions are £15 per session which is payable in half term or full term chunks. 

Past cohorts have performed at the following platforms: 

  • Ignite 

  • The Place Youth Dance Platform 2019

  • RichDance 

  • International Youth Arts Festival 

Past cohorts have enjoyed workshops led by: 

  • James Aiden Kay 

  • Leanne Vincent 

  • Joel O'Donoghue 

  • Sean Flanagan

  • BalletBoyz Company Dancers 

International Youth Arts Festival Performance. Credit: Tangle Photography 

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