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Dangerous Liaisons

A fascinating video showing the making of Northern Ballet's Dangerous Liaisons.
Fantastic imagery from our production of Dangerous Liaisons taken by Merlin Hendy in 2010.
Adobe PDF download featuring details on the story, adaptation, set design, costumes and music.
David Nixon, OBE
David Nixon has been Artistic Director of Northern Ballet since 2001. David trained as a dancer, first in his home town of Chatham, Ontario and then at the National Ballet School of Canada where his training began in earnest. It was during his time there that he first became interested in choreography, helping to revive a choreographic workshop with the approval of school director Betty Oliphant. After further training in Europe he returned to Canada to train with Erik Bruhn and the great Russian teacher, Eugene Valukin.
Dangerous Liaisons. Photo Jason Tozer.
Letters fly between the mansions of two bored aristocrats as they plot a game of heartbreak and ruin. Innocence is preyed upon, relationships shattered and love lost. Vivaldi's Four Seasons, played live by the Northern Ballet Sinfonia, wraps itself around the seductive dance in this sexually-charged production. “
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