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Looking for the dancers of the future

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In its hunt for the dance stars of the future, Northern Ballet is hosting its annual series of open days in York, Sheffield, Huddersfield and Leeds between 30 January and 20 February.

Northern Ballet Academy boys training. Photo Martin BellThe open days offer young dance enthusiasts, between the ages of 10 and 15, the chance to meet Northern Ballet Academy staff, find out more about our training programmes and technique and take part in a ballet or creative dance class.

Hannah Kirkpatrick, Academy Manager at Northern Ballet, said: “This is a super opportunity for young people who like to dance to give it a try in a fun and relaxed atmosphere and get an insight into the training opportunities on offer right here on their doorstep. No previous experience is necessary – just a love of dance!”

Open days take place on the following dates

30 Jan York, St Johns University 9.30am-12.30pm ages 10-12
6 Feb Sheffield, Spring Academy 9.30am-12.30pm ages 10-12
13 Feb Huddersfield, Lawrence Batley Theatre 9.30am-12.30pm ages 10-12
20 Feb Leeds, Northern Ballet 9.30am-12.30pm ages 13-15
1.00pm- 4.30pm ages 10-12

The open day is free but advance booking is advised as places are limited. Contact Northern Ballet’s Academy on 0113 220 8000, or email: to book your place

The views expressed in blogs are those of the author and not necessarily of Northern Ballet.