In Fall 2014, the ballet director of Dortmund, Xin Peng Wang founded the NRW JUNIORBALLETT with the support of the North Rhine-Westphalian state government.
The company consists 12 particularly talented graduates of dance academies from all over the world and is affiliated to the Ballett Dortmund in the ballet center. In addition to continuing education in seminars and stage practice at the Ballett Dortmund, the development of own productions places a special artistic emphasis. Internationally renowned choreographers work with the NRW JUNIORBALLETT with a wide range, that allows dance to be experienced innovatively and is also suitable for performances in unusual locations.
That is how Demis Volpi directed for the company the full-length dance thriller Mord im Orient-Express. The current original production presented by the NRW JUNIORBALLETT is Raimondo Rebeck's #zauberflöte3.0.