This just in - we are producing a brand new ballet for 2013 - The Great Gatsby.
It will première on Sat 2 March, 2013 at Leeds Grand Theatre. That's all we can say for now but keep checking back for updates!
We're really excited about this - let us know what you think in the comments below...
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Mon 19 March
There were a few tears as Butterfly danced her final dance and the sound of over 500 young people clapping and cheering for the company brought a tear to my eye. I think it’s safe to say that for those whose first visit to the theatre it was will most definitely be returning!
Submitted by Leanne Kirkham on Mon 12 March
Friday was a day of recovery for the Learning team as the START project came to an end for another year.
On Thursday we had 550 young people (plus their teachers) watching the performance of Madame Butterfly at Leeds Grand Theatre and the atmosphere in the theatre was electric.
Submitted by Jo Dean on Mon 12 March
The classes running this week are...
Submitted by Academy on Fri 2 March
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...
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Thu 1 March
As the lead artist on the Easter Course I’m getting really excited as we will be working in partnership with International Puppet Artist and Physical Theatre Performer, Rebekha Caputo.
Submitted by Leanne Kirkham on Wed 29 February
There's never a dull moment at Northern Ballet! I spent the half term preparing for a busy couple of months ahead which includes the Easter Course at Quarry Hill in April and In Motion – a dance project for young wheelchair users. If you want to know more about the courses and projects at Northern Ballet, keep an eye on the website and you can follow my Easter Course Blog where you’ll find more information about the course including exciting news about what we’ll be doing during the week.
Submitted by Leanne Kirkham on Tue 28 February
Super League TV were on hand to record the occassion...
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Tue 28 February
Submitted by Kathy Burke on Fri 24 February
The adult open classes running this week are...
Submitted by Academy on Fri 24 February