New Adventures takes pride in nurturing new and emerging dancers, teachers and choreographers, supporting them to develop as performers and artists.
From training to professional practice and approaching career transition, we offer support and development through a comprehensive programme of projects, classes, workshops and initiatives.
Explore our range of professional development programmes for dancers at every stage of their careers.
Early Career Support
Offering early career support and training, our Residencies are a chance for dancers to immerse themselves in our signature style, work intensively alongside some of our most experienced company dancers, and provide access to training and pathways into the company and wider industry for diverse and exciting young dancers.
Cygnet School is a dance training programme for young people, predominantly from backgrounds with limited access to arts provision. This programme fills a fundamental gap between young people participating at a grass roots level through our engagement work and those who progress onto vocational training.Find Out More
We offer a range of classes, including Masterclass for dance professionals, Pro Class for young dancers offering professional level technique and Open Company Classes, which is a range of online classes lead that anyone can try anytime, anywhere to get a taste of the New Adventures Company Classes.
Open Company Class
Discover our Company Classes in a series of online classes lead by New Adventures dancers and practitioners.
Take part in the Open Company Classes anytime, anywhere through our YouTube classes and try out different styles and find your favourites!
We offer open, professional level Masterclasses for dancers who have recently graduated or are still in training to provide opportunities to access our work as dancers enter the industry.
A unique opportunity to work with leading New Adventures dance artists and explore movement from a production currently on tour. These one-day workshops include class, repertoire from the show, creative tasks and a Q&A. They are led by long standing New Adventures Dance Artists and offer a chance for dancers to authentically experience and develop their understanding of the unique New Adventures style and methodology.
Participants must be 16+ and be in full-time vocational training, recent graduates or professional dancers.
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Every year we programme professional level technique classes to support invited young dancers in their training.
Identified through our Conservatoire programme, annual auditions and productions, dancers are invited to attend our Pro Class programme. Led by leading Dance Artists and senior members of our artistic team, Pro Class is a 2-hour technique class with particular emphasis on the New Adventures approach.
Invited dancers are able to stay in contact with us and explore the way we work, while New Adventures offer encouragement and development to the next generation of emerging talent interested in pathways into the company.
We are committed to supporting dance schools and conservatoires in preparing the next generation of talent for our company and the wider sector.
Our Resident Lead Dance Artists work with institutions across the country to introduce students to the unique language of our work and deepen our connection with faculties and support their dancers’ training.
In 2019/20 we delivered a combination of workshops and mock auditions in Urdang Academy, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Performers College, London Studio Centre, The Royal Ballet School and Trinity Laban and look forward to leading choreographic residencies with the Centre for Advanced Training at Trinity Laban, Tring Park Performing Arts and Central School of Ballet.
Internationally we have held residencies at Princeton University and Sarasota Ballet and workshops at USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.