This is an enewsletter from July 2013 kept here for archive purposes.
Did you know Kevin Poeung's artistic influences are Mariah Carey and Rolando Sarabia? Get to know Kevin as he prepares to take on the role of mischievous Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Enjoy a sneak preview of A Midsummer Night's Dream by watching dancers rehearse at our headquarters in Leeds. This free event includes a complimentary glass of wine or soft drink and a voucher for a free programme worth £5. Booking is essential.
The event starts at 5.40pm on Wednesday 14 August and finishes at approximately 6.30pm.
May 2014 sees a major new venue added to our already extensive national tour. We're excited to be taking A Midsummer Night's Dream and Three Little Pigs to The Mayflower Theatre Southampton.
Congratulations to Premier Dancer Kenneth Tindall and Leading Soloist Hannah Bateman who were married in June. We wish them a very happy future together.
We're sad to say goodbye to dancers Julie Charlet, Benjamin Mitchell, Graham Kotowich, Joshua Barwick, Isabella Gasparini, Shanti Mouget and Mark Dennis. We wish them the very best of luck and success in all that they go on to do.
Sponsor Team NB as they run the Jane Tomlinson Run for All Leeds 10K challenge on Sunday 14 July in aid of Sponsor a Dancer.
“I was astonished how good the dancers are.” Hans van Manen
The season ended with our Mixed Programme in Leeds. We were honoured to welcome Dutch dance master Hans van Manen to our home for opening night. Hear him in conversation in our exclusive interview.
We're delighted that Northern Ballet Chief Stage Technician Sid Taylor has been nominated for The “Mayflower” Award for Outstanding Achievement in Stage Crew in this year's Technical Theatre Awards. Please vote for him.
Tue 23 – Sat 27 July
The Old Vic and West-End smash hit Noises Off comes to Leeds following its triumphant and critically acclaimed sell out run in London. Hailed as one of the greatest British comedies ever written, Michael Frayn's multi award-winning backstage farce stars Neil Pearson (Between The Lines; Drop The Dead Donkey) and Maureen Beattie (Lewis; Taggart; Casualty).
Leeds West Yorkshire Playhouse
Fri 6 - Sat 14 Sep 2013
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Newcastle Theatre Royal
Tue 17 - Sat 21 Sep 2013
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Woking New Victoria Theatre
Tue 24 - Sat 28 Sep 2013
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Nottingham Theatre Royal
Tue 1 - Sat 5 Oct 2013
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Norwich Theatre Royal
Wed 9 - Sat 12 Oct 2013
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Canterbury Marlowe Theatre
Tue 29 Oct - Sat 2 Nov 2013
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Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
Tue 5 - Sat 9 Nov 2013
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Bradford Alhambra Theatre
Wed 13 - Sat 16 Nov 2013
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Manchester Palace Theatre
Tue 19 - Sat 23 Nov 2013
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Leeds Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre
Mon 28 Oct - Sat 2 Nov 2013
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