International guest artists from across the globe will join Northern Ballet at Leeds Grand Theatre on 14 March 2015 for their Sapphire Gala, in celebration of the Company’s 45th anniversary. Performers at the gala will include Royal Ballet Principal Dancers Sarah Lamb and Vadim Muntagirov, Principal Artists Lana Jones and Adam Bull from The Australian Ballet, Hamburg Ballet Principal Dancers Carolina Agüero and Alexandr Trusch and Phoenix Dance Theatre.
Northern Ballet is delighted to announce that an impressive line-up of dance artists and renowned choreographers will join the Company for its 45th anniversary Sapphire Gala at Leeds Grand Theatre on Saturday 14 March 2015. Artistic Director David Nixon OBE has brought together dance artists from across the globe to take part in what promises to be an unforgettable evening.
On our Sapphire Gala performance on Saturday 14 March we will be joined by guests and Companies from around the world. See below for the current line-up, which will be updated with further details when confirmed.
Northern Ballet has been awarded a £5,000 grant by PRS for Music Foundation to fund a new score for the Company’s next ballet for children, Elves & the Shoemaker. The Company was also selected as the ninth winner of the David Bedford Music Education Award which is given to exceptional music education projects involving composers and new music.
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