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Wheelchair Dance Project 2011

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In March and May, the Learning team held taster sessions for the Wheelchair Dance project, offering young people in Leeds who are wheelchair users, the chance to try some dance.


Choreographic Workshop - Preview Photos

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On 17 & 18 June The Stanley & Audrey Burton Studio Theatre at Northern Ballet will play host to a very special showcase, one where Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre dancers have turned choreographer to create brand new and exciting work.

Kenneth Tindall, Ben Mitchell, Victoria Sibson and Tobias Batley relaxing after a hard day's rehearsal.


Gifted & Talented Primary School Project

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16 June will see 30 talented young dancers from six primary schools across Leeds will have their first experience at dancing in one of Northern Ballet’s first-class studios when they come together for a day of dance designed to challenge and expand their dance abilities.

Quarry Hill Festival

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The clouds are gathering, the temperature’s dropping and rain is on the way – that’s right, it’s festival time! But before you pack up your tent and pull on your wellies, you should check out what’s happening right here at Northern Ballet’s new home on Quarry Hill on 2 July: for good, clean, mostly dry and not to mention FREE fun for all your family and friends, you won’t beat the Quarry Hill Festival.

Dance in the City Summer School - August 2011

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Join Northern Ballet this summer for a week of exciting dance and look at the city of Leeds from a whole new angle.

Our Dance in the City summer school takes place from 22–26 August and offers a new perspective on Leeds through creative dance sessions which will have you dancing in the streets.

Based in the heart of the city at Northern Ballet on Quarry Hill our state-of-the art dance studios provide an inspirational setting for all aspiring dancers.


Alea iacta est

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Alea iacta est. So said Caesar before he crossed the Rubicon and led his troops on Rome. With this pronouncement, the annals tell us, did Caesar march against the might of Pompey. Alea iacta est, he said, let the die be cast.

String Trio - Concert Series Blog

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Northern Ballet Sinfonia Concert Series 2011

Choreographic Showcase

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Photo Bill Cooper

Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre dancers are turning their hands to choreography for their first ever showcase of work at their home on Quarry Hill. The Choreographic Showcase will be performed on 17 and 18 June at 7.30pm in the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre.

National Lottery Awards 2011: Vote for us

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Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre’s landmark powerhouse for inventive dance has reached the semi-finals of the Best Arts Project category in The National Lottery Awards 2011.

Ed Vazey on Cleopatra

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On Wednesday 18 May we held a dinner to celebrate the London premiere of Cleopatra and to raise much needed funds for Northern Ballet.


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