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Rachael Gillespie

This week the Company are on tour with Cinderella at Hull New Theatre and last night I joined them in Hull for my first on tour experience outside of Leeds.
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
There are so many ballet funnies, aphorisms, puns and memes that have made us laugh and smile this year we thought we'd share them with you... And make a few of our own!
Martha Leebolt as Cinderella. Photo Bill Cooper.
Seven more wonderful images from Cinderella taken by Bill Cooper. See the full Cinderella production photo gallery here...
Use these production images of our new ballet, David Nixon's Cinderella as wallpaper for your tablets. Tap an image to open up the full-sized version then press and hold on the image to save it to your tablet.You can now choose the saved image as the background or lockscreen for your device!
Martha Leebolt and Tobias Batley in Cinderella. Photo Bill Cooper.
New photographs from our new production of Cinderella taken at Leeds Grand Theatre in December 2013.
Dreda Blow in Cinderella Rehearsals. Photo Justin Slee.
In November 2013 photographer Justin Slee came to our home to photograph the on-going rehearsals for Cinderella...
Since the dancers have been on tour for the past month yesterday was their first time in our new home. All day long they were popping through offices, trying out the studios and telling us what they thought.
Since the dancers have been on tour for the past month yesterday was their first time in our new home. All day long they were popping through offices, trying out the studios and telling us what they thought. Here's just a few of their thoughts on the new building... Watch this video on YouTube.
Rachael Gillespie
Rachael is from Swindon and joined Northern Ballet in 2007. She trained with the Judith Hockaday School and Central School of Ballet. Her previous companies include Scottish Ballet and Ballet Central. Learn more about Rachael Where were you born and raised? Swindon, Wiltshire. At what age did you start dancing? 3 years of age.
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