Inside the AI Blog

The feeling of unison in the halls was contagious.

Posted: June 20
by Thomas Leprohon/Canada's National Ballet School

Genius, mad, daring, intelligent. Call it what you will, Assemblée Internationale is a revolutionary concept that is changing the relationship between dance schools.


I would pick and choose from different dancers.

Posted: March 04
by Oliver Starpov/Det Kongelige Teaters Balletskole (Royal Danish Ballet School)

One guy’s strength, another guy’s jumps, a third guy’s pirouettes and so on.

I've always been moving to music, even before I could walk.

Posted: February 28
by Oliver Starpov/Det Kongelige Teaters Balletskole (Royal Danish Ballet School)

I first started dancing when I was 5 years old. At that time I didn't dance ballet I was actually dancing break dance.

I needed an outlet for my creativity and energy at a young age, so ballet was a natural choice .

Posted: February 27
by Margaret “Mimi” Tompkins/San Francisco Ballet School

I needed an outlet for my creativity and energy at a young age, so ballet was a natural choice.

The best training in Australia

Posted: February 26
by Callum Anthony Linnane/The Australian Ballet School

It wasn’t until I saw a Michael Jackson’s anniversary special on TV that I look an interest in dance.

Daily coaching and run throughs!

Posted: February 24
by Hayley Page/Ballettschule des Hamburg Ballett (School of The HAMBURG BALLET)

With the AI13 only 2 exciting months away myself and three boys from Hamburg Ballet Schule have been rehearsing every day ...

My first time playing a role in a ballet.

Posted: February 24
by Rachel Wilton/Canada's National Ballet School

Every time I am in the wings in preparation for a performance, I get a rush of adrenaline and excitement.

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Participating Schools

Participating Schools

The schools invited to participate in the Assemblée International 2013 are those with whom NBS has a long standing history of co-operation developed over the past twenty years... Learn more >>