Prince Edward visits Leeds
Wed 19 January, 2011
By Suzanne McTaggart ...During his visit to Leeds, the Earl of Wessex also toured the new £12m home of Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance, before performing the opening ceremony at the Quarry Hill centre.
Prince Edward to open Northern Ballet centre in Leeds
Tue 18 January, 2011
A multi-million pound ballet and dance centre in Leeds has been officially opened by its patron, Prince Edward. Building work at the home of the Northern Ballet and the Phoenix Dance Theatre, close to West Yorkshire Playhouse, was completed in 2010.
Yorkshire Society celebrate 20th anniversary
Mon 17 January, 2011
The Yorkshire Society celebrated 30 years of fighting the county’s corner at its anniversary gala dinner. The event, held at the National Railway Museum on Friday, showcased talented acts from Yorkshire as part of the society’s mission to promote the arts, culture, local businesses and individuals within the county.
Prince Edward to open Northern Ballet's new Leeds dance centre
Thu 13 January, 2011
Prince Edward will officially open a new dance centre which organisers hope will establish Leeds 'as a powerhouse for dance' in the country. Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre will launch their new, purpose-built centre for dance in Leeds, with an official opening by Northern Ballet's Royal Patron, the Earl of Wessex, next Tuesday.
Northern Ballet Academy launch pre-school classes
Wed 12 January, 2011
Families Leeds joins Northern Ballet's Mini Movers at the company's new home in Leeds city centre.
Northern Ballet & Phoenix Dance Theatre open the doors of their £12 million home
Fri 7 January, 2011
Leeds based dance companies Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre are throwing open the doors of their new home, on Quarry Hill, on Saturday 22 January from 11.30am - 5pm for a fun packed Open Day.
Students learn the art of work
Thu 6 January, 2011
Students got some first hand experience of how to make careers for themselves in the performing arts during a special day-long World of Work event. Northern Ballet and hotly tipped new girl band Parade visited Rodillian High School, along with representatives from the West Yorkshire Playhouse, to help all those interested jobs in the arts
Behind the scenes of Northern Ballet on display at Mint Hotel
Fri 3 December, 2010
By Sally Paddock. Mint Hotel, the recently re-branded City Inn, continues its support of the arts in Leeds with a new exhibition, 'As Seen from the Wings'. The hotel brings together its partnership with Northern Ballet from Thursday 2nd December and by local curator Yvonne Carmichael.
The Nutcracker - Review by Rod McPhee
Thu 2 December, 2010
This is possibly one of the greatest ballets performed by one of Britain's best companies. More importantly, it is one of the most Christmassy shows you could ever hope to see. To Dec 12, Leeds Grand Theatre, New Briggate, Leeds, £11 to £33, 7pm, Sat mat 2pm, Sun mat 4pm. Tel: 0844 8442701. www.leedsgrandtheatre.co.uk
The Nutcracker - Review by Malcolm Handley
Mon 29 November, 2010
Artistic director David Nixon’s production is a joyous celebration of just why ballet theatre is so entertaining and the sheer enthusiasm of the company is an irresistible mix of acting and dance.