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Matthew Koon

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 Koon, who trained with Northern Ballet Academy and English National Ballet School, joins us as a First Year Corps. Matthew was a finalist on Got to Dance on SKY1. Where were you born and raised? Manchester Where did you do your dance training? I trained at English National Ballet School and before that Centre Pointe Dance School. When did you join northern ballet? July 2013
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