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Matthew Koon

This week we're headed to the wonderful Theatre Royal, Nottingham, with The Great Gatsby and Three Little Pigs. book The Great Gatsby book Three Little Pigs
This weekend, there’s so much going on in the world of Northern Ballet that we’re keeping you on your toes  and up to date with a ‘This weekend in…’
Northern Ballet dancers in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.
On 11 January the Technical team set off to China and today (12 January) the dancers and rest of the Northern Ballet crew departed. @RSWGillespie @northernballet off on tour...China 2014 here we go :) pic.twitter.com/7dNuy8nBHx
Our dancers are training hard for Cinderella, but it isn't all barre work. Photographer Justin Slee was on hand when Greentop Circus came to our home to teach us circus skills...
In a nutshell describe your job and how you got into it. I am a professional ballet dancer. My job is to use the technique of ballet to convey a story, emotion or concept and connect with an audience.
Matthew Koon
Matthew is from Manchester. He trained as an Associate of the Academy of Northern Ballet before taking up full-time vocational training with English National Ballet School. He joined Northern Ballet in 2013. Learn more about Matthew Where were you born and raised? I was born and raised in Manchester. At what age did you start dancing? I started dancing at the age of two.
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