Proud company - Dancer wins Canadian Indspire Award
Last week it was announced that our very own Graham Kotowich has been awarded the Indspire Métis Youth Award for his work in dance & career achievement and as an outstanding indigenous Canadian role model.
The Indspire Awards, formerly know as the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards, are to celebrate the significant contributions of Indigenous people in Canada.
For the past year I have looked forward to Thursday mornings. On a day to day basis Northern Ballet is a pretty special place to be and I do enjoy coming into work each day but Thursday mornings are extra special - it’s Mini’s Morning - and as I come through the doors I'm greeted by our youngest generation of Academy students.
On Saturday 12 May 2012, along with Phoenix Dance Theatre we held our second Open House inviting everyone to come in, take a look around our home, gain an insight into the workings of two dance companies, take part in taster classes and watch free performances.
Brian Slater was on hand to photograph the day, the activities and the fun being had by visitors and staff alike.
Today (a March 2012) is World Book Day and we all love a good book here at Northern Ballet towers...
A year ago The Grauniad published an infographic of 117 Books Everyone Should Read – bringing together the UK’s most borrowed library books, Desert Island Discs book choices, Pulitzer Prize winners and more.
We passed this infographic around the Northern Ballet ofices and asked people to tell us which they had read and here are the results...