Blog entry added Wed 14 September, 2011
Here are the provisional cast sheets for Hamlet at the West Yorkshire Playhouse running until Saturday, 17 September. (Updated.)
Please note all casts are subject to change without notice.
Wednesday 14 September, 7.15pm
Hamlet Ashley Dixon
Ophelia Pippa Moore
Gertrude Hannah Bateman
Father Darren Goldsmith
Claudius Javier Torres
Horatio Sebastian Loe
Video added Wed 14 September, 2011
David Nixon, Artistic Director and Choreographer of Hamlet gives us an insight into his adaptation of Shakespeare's famous tragedy. Talking about his inspiration and ideas for the setting, as well as information about the music, choreography and characters, he explains how all the elements of the production come together to create each powerful performance. Accompanied by footage...
Page added Mon 12 September, 2011
Here's a selection of production photographs taken by Brian Slater on Thursday 1 September at West Yorkshire Playhouse.
All photos Brian Slater.
Blog entry added Mon 12 September, 2011
Hamlet opened on Friday 9 September at West Yorkshire Playhouse and here are a few of the mentions & comments we've received so far from Twitter & Facebook...
Update 22 September
@northernballet I saw your production of Hamlet last week, you have changed my perception of ballet forever. AMAZING!
Charlotte Payne, @CharliPayne
Really enjoyed the first ever Ballet...
Video added Tue 6 September, 2011
Here's a rare look at Nothern Ballet dancers during early rehearsals for Hamlet.
Thanks to all the dancers, crew, the pianist Grant Green and ballet staff.
Page added Fri 5 August, 2011
Tobias Batley, who'll be playing Hamlet, and Yi Song, who will be appearing as Laertes, were recently photographed by Lisa Stonehouse. We think she’s captured our men beautifully. Take a peek at her stunning images and see our boys in the flesh at West Yorkshire Playhouse and Sheffield Lyceum next month.
All photos Lisa...
Page added Fri 24 June, 2011
Northern Ballet Associate Artist and Co-Director of Hamlet
Are you excited about working on Hamlet with David Nixon (Artistic Director of Northern Ballet)?
Yes, I am. David has danced the role and I have seen many Hamlets. The first was in Stratford-Upon-Avon with my best friend from school. Her parents had taken us and I was 17 and didn't know the play at all....
Video added Thu 23 June, 2011
Direct From Studio 7 - Tobias Batley talks about the production of Hamlet and playing the title role. He tells us about how the roles are developed to the staging of the ballet and even what it's like to be the 'poster boy' for both Hamlet & Cleopatra.
For booking and more info on Hamlet visit http://northernballet.com/hamlet
Free Royalty Free Music by http://www.danosongs....
Page added Wed 10 November, 2010
Set in 1940s Paris, Hamlet is danced against a backdrop of one of the most destructive periods of the twentieth century.
Hamlet returns home from the Front to find that everything he knew has changed. His father has died, his mother, Gertrude, has married his uncle, and the streets of his childhood are filled with enemy soldiers. To his horror, Hamlet finds that his uncle,...
Video added Fri 28 March, 2008
An interview with Hamlet's set & costume designer, Christopher Giles.