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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.
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Mon 7 November, 2011
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.
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Fri 4 November, 2011
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.
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Mon 31 October, 2011
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, 2011
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, 2011
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, 2011
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, 2011
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, 2011
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, 2011
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, 2011