Ashur is from Leeds and is currently in Year 13, studying at CAPA College. Ashur started dancing when he was 13, training in Jazz, Contemporary, Commercial and Musical Theatre. He has danced with Cockburn school, performing in various musicals they put on. Age 15 Ashur started training with Phoenix Youth Academy and is currently involved with CAPA’s momentum UK arts company. 2020/21 was Ashur’s first year in National Youth Dance Company.
Ashur will be leading the Speak Volumes – Ambition, Scale and Vision session alongside Hannah Kirkpatrick (Sadlers Wells), Katie Smith and Maiya Leeke (National Youth Dance Company) as part of the first Breakout Sessions.
National Youth Dance Company creates and performs innovative and influential dance, bringing together the brightest talent from across England to work intensively with Sadler’s Wells’ renowned Associate Artists and visiting companies. The company has established a reputation for challenging, high quality work and produces dancers that are open-minded, curious and brave. Find out more.