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On the 14 March, the CAT Programme levels 3-6 watched Northern Ballet’s 45th Anniversary Sapphire Gala at Leeds Grand Theatre. The dress code was Black Tie so as expected we brought out our finest dresses and suits for the occasion. Once we had found our seats and taken countless selfies, the performance was ready to start.
1. F. Scott Fitzgerald considered many different titles for The Great Gatsby including the not-so-catchy Among Ash-Heaps and Millionaires, Trimalchio and my personal favourite: Gold-Hatted Gatsby.
1. Now considered a classic, Emily Brontë had to pay the substantial sum of 50 pounds to have Wuthering Heights published following constant rejection from publishers. The book didn’t receive any acclaim in her lifetime and she died believing it to be a failure.
We still have places available on our Easter Course 2015, which this year will be inspired by Northern Ballet’s production of Elves & the Shoemaker.
Christopher Gable CBE was born 13 March 1940 and in his career danced with the Sadler's Wells Opera Ballet, Covent Garden Opera Ballet, was a Principal Dancer at The Royal Ballet where he created many roles and in 1982 he founded the Central School of Ballet.
As we get ready to celebrate our 45th Anniversary at our Sapphire Gala tomorrow night, here are the top 6 things you need to know about this special performance.
This week is National Apprenticeship week and as Northern Ballet’s first Dance Education Apprentice, I wanted to talk about the benefits of my apprenticeship.
As we get ready to open Les Ballets de Monte Carlo's Romeo and Juliet at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh this week, here are a few things you need to know about the history of this iconic story...
1. There have been more than 27 opera, 40 screen and 80 choreographic versions of Romeo and Juliet including the Baz Luhrmann film starring Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio.