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Posted by Lauren Godfrey on Fri 21 Mar 2014.

Hi everyone, it's the Ballet Geek again and in this blog I want to tell you why I love Cleopatra. As you would expect, I did...

Posted by Shelley Firth on Thu 20 Mar 2014.

With only a few weeks left until we head into April, it’s time to start thinking about the Easter holidays and activities that...

Posted by Lauren Godfrey on Wed 19 Mar 2014.

Hello. My name is Lauren and I am a ballet-aholic. To be honest, the whole thing snuck up on me. I never expected that in...

Posted by Dolly Williams on Mon 17 Mar 2014.

To keep you up to date with all things Northern Ballet, this is what we have on this week Cinderella will start its first UK...

Posted by Dolly Williams on Thu 13 Mar 2014.

It's Thursday afternoon, so here is a little bit of ballet artwork to see you through the day. These wonderful Cleopatra and...

Posted by Shelley Firth on Fri 7 Mar 2014.

Here at Northern Ballet we are always striving to bring exciting stories to life through dance. This week, we celebrated World...

Posted by Dolly Williams on Mon 3 Mar 2014.

If you love fashion, our forthcoming production of Cleopatra is a real treat and as we are opening at Leeds Grand Theatre this...

Posted by Phill Garnett on Thu 27 Feb 2014.

Northern Ballet's founder (originally Northern Dance Theatre) and first Artistic Director, Laverne Meyer, in Company class at...

Posted by Dolly Williams on Thu 27 Feb 2014.

What happens to our beautiful sets when they are not on tour I hear you ask, well Northern Ballet have a dedicated workshop and...

Posted by Jo Dean on Wed 26 Feb 2014.

Northern Ballet are one of a very few number of dance companies in England to regularly offer audio described performances of...

Posted by Dolly Williams on Tue 25 Feb 2014.

Depending on the repertoire for the season, Northern Ballet use approximately 2,200 pairs of pointe shoes each year. Using...

Posted by Selina McGonagle on Mon 24 Feb 2014.

We are often asked why our Short Ballets are scheduled as they are, especially about the times of performances. There are two...

Posted by Phill Garnett on Thu 20 Feb 2014.

For our Open House last Saturday (15 Feb 2014) brave souls went into our archive to see what treasures lie within - and some...

Posted by Laraine Penson on Thu 20 Feb 2014.

If you’ve been following Channel 4’s Big Ballet last week you saw the dancers starting their training and auditioning for parts...

Posted by Dolly Williams on Tue 18 Feb 2014.

We know that you love all things pointe, but there are some fascinating facts that you may not know and over the next few weeks...

Posted by Dolly Williams on Sat 15 Feb 2014.

Want to know what's happening at our Open House with Phoenix Dance Theatre today but can't make it? Here's a slice of the...

Posted by Laraine Penson on Thu 13 Feb 2014.

Did you love meeting all the people involved in Channel 4’s Big Ballet project? Tonight’s episode follows the dancers as they...

Posted by Eloise Williamson on Thu 6 Feb 2014.

Preparations are well underway for our Open House 2014 on Saturday 15 February and we can’t wait to welcome you to explore our...

Posted by Mark Skipper on Sat 25 Jan 2014.

Today is our last day in Beijing before we return to the UK. There have been one or two little challenges over the last two...

Posted by Mark Skipper on Fri 24 Jan 2014.

Last night the company were treated to a banquet in a restaurant near to our hotel hosted by Cui Yang (Young), our Promoter.We...

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