2017 Season

Welcome to the Surrey Youth Ballet’s Eleventh Season – ‘The Sleeping Princess.’ We are looking for talented boy and girl dancers aged 7 -18 years to join us in 2017.

If you are interested in joining us, please complete and send an application form by, 30th April 2017.

By popular demand The Surrey Youth Ballet was founded in 2004 by Sonya Nichols, (Director), who won the coveted Ursula Moreton Choreographic Award whilst at The Royal Ballet’s Upper School.

All students will take part in a 4-day workshop of tuition involving a variety of dance workshops and the Sunday rehearsals, which lead to performances of ‘The Sleeping Princess’ and supporting acts, at The Leatherhead Theatre.

The Surrey Youth Ballet (SYB) is advantaged in having a qualified faculty who have been trained at a variety of recognised establishments including:

The Royal Ballet School and The Royal Academy of Dance

and danced in various companies and on the West-End Stages.


Audition: Sunday 21st May 2017

Summer School Workshop: Tuesday 28th August – Friday 1st September

(9-4pm non-residential)

Sunday Rehearsals: 10th 17th 24th September 1st 8th 15th October

Technical/Dress Rehearsal: 20th October

        Performances: Saturday 21st October (2pm & 7pm) and Sunday 22nd October (2pm)



Auditions will be held at: Addlestone Community Centre in the Tulk Hall

Summer School Workshop & Sunday Rehearsals will be held at:

Jubilee High School, Addlestone.

Performances will be held at The Leatherhead Theatre, Leatherhead.


The cost of the course is £260.

Dancers will be expected to purchase the Surrey Youth Ballet leotard and sweatshirt or T-shirt. They will be expected to provide a new pair of shoes and tights and/or hat for each role danced. Scholarships are available and will be decided at the Audition.

If applying for scholarships – Please write a letter and send with your application form.


Send application form with the audition fee of £20.00, photographs

and 1 A5 stamp addressed envelope to: c/o. Surrey Youth Ballet

108 New Haw Road Addlestone Surrey KT15 2DF

Or go to

www.syb-dance.org.uk to download an application form

Closing Date 30th April 2017