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Posted by Academy on Tue 23 Jun 2015.

Just because the sun comes out (fingers crossed!) doesn't mean we have to stop dancing! Over the summer we will be running...

Posted by Academy on Thu 9 Apr 2015.

Academy of Northern Ballet student Grace Whitaker, reviews our 45th Anniversary Sapphire Gala... On the 14 of March, students...

Posted by Academy on Tue 24 Mar 2015.

On the 14 March, the CAT Programme levels 3-6 watched Northern Ballet’s 45th Anniversary Sapphire Gala at Leeds Grand...

Posted by Academy on Wed 4 Sep 2013.

One of our CAT (Centre for Advanced Training) students, Molly Hick, went to New York's Martha Graham School of Contemporary...

Posted by Academy on Thu 1 Aug 2013.

We're really looking to our classes starting back next term. Registration forms are coming in thick and fast - so much so that...

Posted by Academy on Thu 16 Aug 2012.

Joseph Poulton and Dale Rhodes were 2 of the original students we took onto our Professional training programme (CAT) in its...

Posted by Academy on Fri 10 Aug 2012.

Aimée Stead and Emily Willis have just joined the Northern Ballet Academy. They wanted to share their experiences of Summer...

Posted by Academy on Thu 12 Jul 2012.

Saturday 7 July saw the final day of term for all Academy students - and what a day it was! 325 students took part in 3...

Posted by Academy on Thu 14 Jun 2012.

On 14th and 15th July the boys will be taking over Northern Ballet! Over this weekend the RAD in partnership with Northern...

Posted by Academy on Mon 23 Jan 2012.

Andrew Tomlinson is in Level 6 of the Professional Programme. Last summer he received a full scholarship to train with...

Posted by Academy on Mon 23 Jan 2012.

Former Professional Programme student Matthew Topliss (Northern Ballet Academy 2005 – 09) and now in his third year with the...

Posted by Academy on Mon 23 Jan 2012.

One of our original Professional Programme students Courtney George has been awarded a scholarship to Laine Theatre Arts...

Posted by Academy on Wed 2 Nov 2011.

Recently the Northern Ballet Academy students had the chance to take a trip to the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre to watch...

Posted by Academy on Fri 29 Jul 2011.

The International Summer School got off to a great start yesterday as over 100 eager faces arrived. Students have come from...

Posted by Academy on Wed 6 Jul 2011.

Our new Academy Pastoral Assistant, Emma Rodriguez-Saona, has her first experience of Academy end of year performances: What a...

Posted by Academy on Mon 14 Feb 2011.

Joanne Thwaite, Associate Graduate Joanne went on to train at Central School of Ballet and then worked for 5 months...

Posted by Academy on Fri 17 Dec 2010.

Well what a term it has been! I can’t believe that tomorrow we are breaking up for Christmas. So much seems to have happened...

Posted by Academy on Thu 14 Oct 2010.

Northern Ballet Academy students Jenny Layton and Paul Smith were dancing in the aisles at the new Waitrose store in Meanwood...

Posted by Academy on Mon 11 Oct 2010.

It has been a very strange week for Northern Ballet Academy. With the Company only moving into the building last...

Posted by Academy on Mon 11 Oct 2010.

On Wednesday night 9pm BBC2 resumes its Wonderland series with a documentary about a group of boy cheerleaders in South Leeds....