Beauty & the Beast
For 25 years Julie ran a successful bridal shop while also working freelance on ballet, film, theatre and opera. For the past three years she has concentrated solely on her career in costume work with Northern Ballet and Northern School of Contemporary Dance.
Photos taken by Bill Cooper at Leeds Grand Theatre in December 2011.
[UPDATED 9 November 2012] As reviews for Beauty & the Beast come in we'll add snippets here as well as show what people are saying on public forums like Twitter and Facebook. The first review of Beauty & the Beast came from Laura Thompson of the Telegraph. She says, "It is really rather wonderful." And has given it four stars.
This resource pack is designed to give teachers an insight into Northern Ballet’s production of Beauty & the Beast, and to provide creative ideas and tasks that can be used in the classroom. It is particularly suitable for teachers working with pupils in dance and drama. It also provides some signposts for links with other areas of the curriculum.
Featuring excerpts from Beauty & the Beast filmed at its premiere run at Leeds Grand Theatre in December 2012. Danced by Northern Ballet dancers and with music played live by the Northern Ballet Sinfonia this brand new production will delight grown-ups and children of all ages.
Northern Ballet are committed to making their productions accessible to as wide an audience as possible. For Beauty & the Beast in autumn 2012 we will be providing audio described performances, touch tours and workshops for the visually impaired. You can listen to the audio brochures for the production and events below or follow the links for transcriptions. Woking, New Victoria Theatre Tuesday 30 October to Saturday 3 November Touch tours, workshop and audio descibed performance on Sat 3 November.
This brochure relates to the performances at Bradford Alhambra Theatre from Wednesday 24 to Saturday 27 October 2012. Transcription Hello and welcome to Northern Ballet’s audio brochure.
Duncan Hayler Set Design Child soloist Glyndebourne Opera The Cunning Little Vixen, Rattle/Miller 1977. Member of The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. Degree in Theatre Set and Costume Design, Wimbledon School of Art. Winner Thames TV Design Bursary.
View and read the 2011 Beauty & the Beast programme.
At Leeds Grand Theatre on December 17, 2012 Northern Ballet premièred David Nixon's Beauty & the Beast. After the performance Aled Roberts asked the audience what they thought of the production with Austin Cardwell filming. This is what the audience told us...