Earlier in the year 800 dancers attended open auditions: 13 were selected, having trained in Asia, America and Europe, including at the Rambert
Led by Rambert
's Animateurs (professional dancers and teachers), young dancers will take part in daily contemporary classes and creative workshops.
Last week he met up with the company formerly known as Ballet Rambert
to hold preliminary talks and give the idea his blessing.
"I don't know where they would do it, but there was a view to premiering it here in Birmingham." Based at London's South Bank, Rambert
's history dates back to former Ballet Russes dancer Marie Rambert
arriving in London after fleeing the outbreak of the First World War.
brings a triple bill to Nottingham's Theatre Royal.
Bruce, a leading light at Rambert
dance company for many years, also gave us Rooster, giving physical form to the songs of the Rolling Stones.
It was founded in 1926 by Polish-born Dame Marie 'Mini' Rambert
and became a household name during the early days of TV for its performances on the BBC.
Next up is The Strange Charm of Mother Nature, by Rambert
's artistic director Mark Baldwin, which takes its lead from the science of the universe.
The cast of Rambert
rehearse ahead of their opening performance at Newcastle's Theatre Royal
He added: "I've been on the course at Rambert
for a few weeks now and I'm currently preparing for solos and one of them is from Swan Lake.
Created by former Rambert
artistic director Christopher Bruce in 1991 and back on the UK stage for the first time since 2001, it is a series of courtship dances performed by sharp-suited men and strong and sassy women to some of the Stones' most famous tunes, including Sympathy for the Devil and Little Red Rooster.
Twice during the performance a large semi circle is formed and each of the Ladysmith singers pair off with Royal Ballet and Rambert
dancers to bust some moves in a light-hearted dance-off.