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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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Magical, incredible, spellbinding Cleopatra in the words of Ed Vazey

Star Reviews for Cleopatra

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Through the night of the London premiere the stars told us what they thought of the production...

Frances Barber, photo Ryan Hopkinson

Frances Barber

I thought it was absolutely fantastic. Absolutely stunning. I have played Cleopatra so I followed every single moment and wish that in my dreams I could have ever been as elegant as the Cleopatra tonight. It was absolutely marvellous. Loved it.

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Sinophobia and Me

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Or How the Yak Nearly Ruined the Hole in Stacy’s Heart

Wayne Sleep at Northern Ballet

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A Different Dynamic Limited in association with Steve Hughes for Northern Ballet present

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Without Mezze

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Bereft. That’s what we are. The Northern Ballet foyer no longer bristles with the wary fascination of bystanders as Levantes Theatre mixed cupcakes, made paper-chains, flew paper aeroplanes, and scattered confetti into the early gloaming. The car park is no longer fronted by Laura Mugridge’s deep yellow camper van – part performance, part squatter. Tea is no longer served four times a day, nor can one have an exclusive audience with one’s roads-not-travelled six times a day. In short, Mezze’s over and I’m miffed.

Get involved and take your shoes off!

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Don’t Just Sit There showcase performance

13th May, 7pm-8:30pm (doors open 6:30pm)

Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre (how to find us)

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On May 13th you will be asked to ‘Don’t Just Sit There’ but watch and get involved in the performances from our Cultural Partners in this one-off showcase featuring

Celebrating Young People in the Performing Arts at Buckingham Palace

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David Nixon, Martha Leebolt, Tobias Batley and I attended a reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate young people in the performing arts. The event was hosted by HM The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

We arrived at 5.15 and passed through the main gates, walking across the courtyard and around the inner quadrangle to the main entrance. We followed the red carpet up the staircase and into the Portrait Gallery for champagne and canapes.

May - December At Home & On tour

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