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  • Are you aged between 10-16?
  • Are you interested in finding out more about Northern Ballet Academy’s training programmes?
  • Have you not really danced before but would like to know what all the fuss is about? Have you been dancing for a while and would like to take you training to the next stage?

If the answer is ‘yes’ to any of these questions then please come along to one of our Academy Open Days.

Photo HANSON. The boys from Swan Lake.

You are cordially invited to an evening of shimmying and shaking!

Zumba© - Party Yourself into Shape™

On Thursday 1 December 2011 Northern Ballet will be holding a ZUMBA© fitness party – we would love for you and your friends to join us and the best thing is...

IT'S FREE!

Richard Digance is performaing at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre at Northern Ballet on Saturday 12 November; he may only have been a professional comic for 40 years – but it feels a lot longer than that.

Richard Digance

Last Thursday the dark early evening rain and wind intensified the atmosphere of suspense and expectation around the Leeds Town Hall Crypt, as the first set of people came along to find out more about OverWorlds & UnderWorlds, the first major public-arts project by Leeds Canvas, planned for next year.

On 20 October group bookers from Leeds, Sheffield and Hull were invited to a very special evening at Northern Ballet. The atrium of our new home was buzzing as over 130 guests gathered – champagne flowed as anticipation rose.

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.

Our Cleopatra cast. Photo Ryan Hopkinson.

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.

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