17 year old student Danielle Nicholls has spent the last week on work experience at Northern Ballet. Here's what she's been getting up to...
Since I wrote my last blog, Gavin Sutherland and I have had two rehearsals for our concert The Violin at the Movies, one at his home near Oxford, the other yesterday at my home near Manchester.
One of the best things about The Violin at the Movies for me is that I’ll be working with my old friend Gavin Sutherland. Long term followers of Northern Ballet will remember that Gavin used to be Assistant Conductor here many years ago, before leaving to pursue a freelance career as conductor, pianist and arranger.
Northern Ballet's most successful ever spring season approaches its climax next week with the London Première of The Great Gatsby at Sadler's Wells.
As we recently announced, our next ballet for children will be Three Little Pigs, and for the first time ever we will be offering a Relaxed Performance of the production.
This Easter Northern Ballet were incredibly busy delivering two courses for young people during their school holidays.
All through spring Ugly Duckling has been touring towns and cities across the north of England...
We are delighted that our forthcoming coming Easter Course has been incredibly popular and is already sold out!
In April, 55 children aged 6-14 will be joining us during their school holidays to take part in our Easter Course. The course will combine daily ballet classes and creative dance sessions to develop participant's technique and performance skills.