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Events at Northern Ballet

Get behind-the-scenes at Northern Ballet.

We've organised a range of opportunities to get to know us and our home better. In the future events will include watching the dancers in class and rehearsals as well as preview events for our national tour performances.

Check back for more events and updates but for now, this is what's coming up in the autumn at our home in Leeds. Places for all events are limited and must be booked in advance. Group rates are available, please contact us directly if you would like to bring a group (10+ people).

All income from these events will go towards supporting our Company and our productions. By attending them you will be supporting Northern Ballet. All activities take place at Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds.

Creating a scene: Northern Ballet Technical

Thursday 16 October 10am – 12noon

£15 per person

Our Technical and Stage Management teams make our productions happen. While you’re enjoying the graceful ballet on stage there are dozens of people backstage making sure everything happens on time and in the right place – and it doesn’t always go to plan.

Meet our Technical team and find out more about their work, see set boxes – mock-ups of the stage designs, visit our control room and find out lots more.

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Elves & the Shoemaker open workshops

Saturday 1 November 10am – 10.45am, 12noon – 12.45pm & 2pm – 2.45pm

£3 per child

Get your little ones dancing in this 45 minute dance workshop led by our expert dance teachers for children aged 3 – 8 years inspired by our new children’s ballet Elves & the Shoemaker.

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Peter Pan family dance, crafts and afternoon treat

Sunday 14 December 12.30pm – 3.15pm

£15 per child (one adult to accompany for free)

A chance for the whole family to dance together in a workshop inspired by our Christmas production Peter Pan. Craft activities, face painting and an afternoon treat are all included in the price. The event is due to finish in time for the afternoon performance of Peter Pan at Leeds Grand Theatre, tickets can be booked separately.

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