From the Archive - Swan Lake 1992
Thu 21 August, 2014
In 1992 Dennis Wayne choreographed a new
Swan Lake using Tchaikovsky's score. The production was incredibly popular – it sold out much of it's thirty-plus city run, including two weeks in London.
This week's photo from the archive features dancers Jayne Regan and William Walker as Odette and Prince Siegfried, taken by Anthony Crickmay.
From the Archive - Don Q 1988
Thu 14 August, 2014
This week we've found an image from 1988 by Ian Woollams of
. It features two of Northern Ballet's most loved performers - Jeremy Kerridge and Christopher Gable. The Amazing Adventures of Don Quixote
From the archive - Sleeping Beauty 1984
Thu 7 August, 2014
In 1984 Northern Ballet Theatre (as we were known then) under the artistic direction of Robert de Warren restaged a classic version of
Sleeping Beauty to the choreography of Marius Petipa.
This photo features Yoko Shimitzu and Olivier Munez as Princess Aurora and Prince Desire, taken by Linda Rich.
From the estate of John Percival.
Revamping Dracula's wardrobe
Wed 6 August, 2014
prepared to return for the first time in five years, we spoke to Senior Wardrobe Manager Mikhaila Pye to find out just what it takes to get our dancers on stage in their Victorian finest... Dracula
How soon do you start preparing the wardrobe for the revival of a production?
We start planning the wardrobe for a revival as soon as possible, or as soon as we get the casting for a production. We got the
Dracula costumes back from storage before the summer break at the end of June.
Meet our new dancers
Wed 6 August, 2014
From the archive - Aladdin 1974
Thu 31 July, 2014
From the archive... A photo from Laverne Meyer's second full-length production
Photographer and dancers not recorded, if you can help
please contact us.
Meeting our Elf Mascot
Wed 30 July, 2014
Join us for a week of dance & storytelling
Tue 29 July, 2014
During our Summer Course, youngsters will have the opportunity to explore how we can use the magical tale of Peter Pan to inspire our own stories through dance.
This week in Northern Ballet (28 July 2014)
Mon 28 July, 2014
This week in Northern Ballet (21 July 2014)
Mon 21 July, 2014
It's back to work this week for our dancers who we welcome back from a four-week summer holiday.