Our Sponsor a Dancer campaign was launched in style last night (Wednesday 19 October) at a fabulous evening at Mint hotel in Leeds.
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Thu 20 October
Yet what an aura surrounds you;
Your evil little aura, prowling, and casting a numbness on my mind.
That is your trick, your bit of filthy magic:
Invisibility, and the anæsthetic power
To deaden my attention in your direction.
But I know your game now, streaky sorcerer.
From DH Lawrence, The Mosquito
Submitted by Aled Roberts on Fri 30 September
Earlier this year Northern Ballet's Royal Patron, Prince Edward, or to give him his full title, HRH The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO, attended a performance of Cleopatra with his wife The Countess of Wessex at Sadler's Wells.
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Fri 30 September
We have all caught the Zumba bug here at Northern Ballet, if you haven’t tried this fun filled work out with catchy tunes and a Latin twist, come and join us, it’s not to be missed!
This is the latest and one of the most popular dance craze’s of the moment with the newest celebrity recruit said to be football star Wayne Rooney who is supposed to be enjoying his Zumba classes up to three times a week!
Submitted by Emma Rodriquez-Saona on Tue 27 September
Over the past 3 years Northern Ballet Academy has been taking part in a Dance Science Research Project which has been looking at the development of dance talent in young people.
Along with the other seven Centres for Advanced Training in Dance across the country our professional division students were monitored and interviewed over a three year period.
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Thu 15 September
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.
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Wed 14 September
Northern Ballet Academy are starting a number of new classes for adults in September. We will be continuing to run our ever popular adult ballet classes for all levels but will also be introducing Pilates and a brand new concept ‘Ballet Fusion’.
Ballet Fusion will be a fitness class based around ballet technique and basic principles of proper posture and core stability whilst getting your heart pumping. It has been designed to improve the students flexibility and over all fitness in a friendly atmosphere.
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Tue 13 September
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!
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Mon 12 September
Welcome back to Northern Ballet Academy – round-up of what’s coming and up and the summer months.
We hope you are all well rested and had a good summer. A warm welcome back to the Academy. We have lots of exciting and challenging things in the pipeline for this year.
Submitted by Viki Westall on Fri 9 September
On Thursday, 1 September, Geoffrey Allan and Benjamin Frith will perform a piano and violin duet at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre. In his latest blog Geoff tells us more about the music...
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Tue 30 August