Royal Opera House Gala Event
Wed 19 September, 2012
On Sunday 21st October Angela Rippon will be chairing a Gala Event, "Celebration - In a Class of their Own" in the Linbury Theatre of the Royal Opera House.
The celebration is in aid of the Dance Teachers' Benevolent Fund with a donation also being made to the Wayne Sleep Foundation for Young Performers.
The £200 tickets include a champagne reception with canapés before the performance and during the interval.
My Stitch Up
Thu 6 September, 2012
Good morning duck fans. With all the cuddles I’ve been getting over the last few weeks at the Breeze events I’ve had the stuffing knocked out of me, quite literally, and I’ve now got a little cut on my neck!
New friends & famous faces
Fri 31 August, 2012
Quack quack! What a wonderful few days I’ve just had at the Breeze on tour event at Kirkstall Abbey.
Autumn 2012 season dancers
Thu 30 August, 2012
This summer we welcomed
10 new dancers to the Company and saw a host of promotions.
Below are the headshots of
all our dancers this season (all taken by Simon Lawson except Hironao Takahashi's taken by Justin Slee) with links to their biographies.
A different kind of duck race
Tue 21 August, 2012
Hello again! Last week I left my friends at the duck pond and joined Northern Ballet at the John Charles Centre for Sport for another Breeze on tour event.
Former Academy Students Dale & Joseph Visit
Thu 16 August, 2012
Joseph Poulton and Dale Rhodes were 2 of the original students we took onto our Professional training programme (CAT) in its pilot year in 2004. They both graduated from the Academy 2008.
This week they have been back in to visit us all and I managed to have a quick chat with them about their training and their time at Northern Ballet Academy.
Great weather for ducklings!
Mon 13 August, 2012
Hello! I am the latest addition to the Northern Ballet team and I've spent the last few weeks visiting parks around Leeds with Breeze on Tour, telling people all about our new ballet for children,
Ballet inspired Olympic success
Fri 10 August, 2012
We would like to congratulate our fellow Yorkshire men and women on their fantastic success so far at the Olympics! Yorkshire really is the place to be for sport and culture!
We were thrilled to see Team GB Hammer Thrower Sophie Hitchon, who’s reached the Olympic final, trained as a ballet dancer and credits
dancing as her secret weapon!
Fun at the Academy Summer School
Fri 10 August, 2012
Aimée Stead and Emily Willis have just joined the
Northern Ballet Academy. They wanted to share their experiences of Summer School with us...
Mini Movers & Moving Minis
Wed 1 August, 2012
For the past year I have looked forward to Thursday mornings. On a day to day basis Northern Ballet is a pretty special place to be and I do enjoy coming into work each day but Thursday mornings are extra special - it’s Mini’s Morning - and as I come through the doors I'm greeted by our youngest generation of Academy students.