NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY AUDITION WORKSHOP
What To Expect?
Vocab Dance artist Nandi Bhebhe, with NYDC dancers Maiya and Jesse, invite you to take part in this creative workshop to get an insight into the National Youth Dance Company and 2020-21 Guest Artistic Director Alesandra Seutin’s work. Learn a section from this year’s piece, Speak Volumes, and find out how you could be a part of NYDC- we can’t wait to meet you!
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ABOUT NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY (England)
National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) creates and performs innovative and influential dance, bringing together the brightest talent from across England to work intensively with Sadler’s Wells’ renowned Associate Artists and visiting companies. The company has established a reputation for challenging, high quality work and produces dancers that are open-minded, curious and brave.
Performer and movement director@nandibhebhe
Nandi Bhebhe is a British-born Southern African performer and movement practitioner with over 13 years' experience working in the creative sector in the UK and internationally, spanning the theatre, dance and music sectors. Bhebhe has worked extensively with companies including Kneehigh Theatre and Vocab Dance, in venues including Shakespeare's Globe, Sadler’s Wells and on Broadway.
She has been a company member of Vocab Dance Company since 2009 and most recently performed in their latest work Boy Breaking Glass at Sadler’s Wells. Bhebhe also works closely with director and choreographer Holly Blakey on video works such as Wrath for Channel 4's Random acts, and Gwilym Gold's Triumph. She was a Best Choreography nominee at the UK MVA's for Thunderbird Gerrard's Thunderbird music video.
Nandi is also Co-Director of art collective Bhebhe & Davies, whose work has been commisioned by the Tate Modern, Arts Admin, DCUK, Praksis//Norway and the Wellcome Collection.
Nandi is currently working with NYDC on their new production of Speak Volumes, choreographed by Alesandra Seutin. For Bhebhe, collaboration is key. She is deeply invested in the power of the body, the power of collective thinking and the galvanising ways multiple art forms come together to bring story to life.