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Gatsby previews

As the buzz builds to our première of The Great Gatsby the press are publishing their previews...

Yorkshire Post

Interpreting the Gatsby era through dance

  • Nick Ahad - 1 Mar 2013

Tomorrow night Northern Ballet unveils the latest work from artistic director David Nixon. Arts correspondent Nick Ahad watches the choreographer in rehearsal.

Read full article on Yorkshire Post


Dance Europe

The Great Gatsby

  • Mike Dixon - March 2013 (pages 30-35)

Watching [David] Nixon rehearsing the ensemble in a Charlseton routine, adding completely new phrases and elegant grace notes, opens one's eyes immediately to the adroit facility he has for creating first-rate choreography.

Mike Dixon - Dance Europe March 2013

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The List

The Great Gatsby enjoys resurgence on stage & screen

  • Kelly Apter - 20 Feb 2013

Luhrmann has Fitzgerald’s text to convey the novel’s emotional intent, but David Nixon, choreographer with Leeds-based company Northern Ballet, has had to find other ways to communicate the sense of love, loss and longing. According to him, in some ways, it was easier to demonstrate it through dance.

Read full article on The List


The York Press

The Great Gatsby

  • Charles Hutchinson - 28 Feb 2013

In the year of Baz Luhrmann’s new screen version of The Great Gatsby, Nixon’s stylish new ballet opens on home soil at Leeds Grand Theatre on Saturday for a week’s run and later visits Hull New Theatre from April 3 to 6 on its spring tour.

Read full article on The York Press


Postcode Gazette

Northern Ballet to stage American classic

  • Suzanne Rutter - 26 Feb 2013

The show will is set in New York in the 1920s and tells the story of Nick Caraway and how he comes to know his infamous neighbour Jay Gatsby – a mysterious millionaire with a secret past and a penchant for lavish parties.

Read full article on Postcode Gazette


 

Touring to

The Great Gatsby
London, Sadler's Wells
to
0844 412 4300
Show Times
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The Great Gatsby
Norwich, Theatre Royal
to
01603 630 000
Show Times
M T W T F S S
7.30
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Dates, times and productions are subject to change without notice.