Northern Ballet is delighted to announce the four budding choreographers to take part in the Company’s inaugural Choreographic Laboratory, Tell Tale Steps. Northern Ballet Premier Dancer and Choreographer Kenneth Tindall, former Royal Ballet First Artist Ludovic Ondiviela and Scottish Ballet dancer Constant Vigier have all been nominated by their companies.
1. Now considered a classic, Emily Brontë had to pay the substantial sum of 50 pounds to have Wuthering Heights published following constant rejection from publishers. The book didn’t receive any acclaim in her lifetime and she died believing it to be a failure.
Northern Ballet is delighted to announce that an impressive line-up of dance artists and renowned choreographers will join the Company for its 45th anniversary Sapphire Gala at Leeds Grand Theatre on Saturday 14 March 2015. Artistic Director David Nixon OBE has brought together dance artists from across the globe to take part in what promises to be an unforgettable evening.
In 2011 while we were creating Beauty & the Beast a Sky Arts team joined us on tour and in the studio to document the process. Includes interviews with dancers Martha Leebolt, Ashley Dixon and Artistic Director David Nixon OBE.
Artistic Director Laverne Meyer
1969 – 1976
Northern Dance Theatre was set up in 1969 by Canadian-born Laverne Meyer. Meyer was a dramatic dancer whose formative years were spent with Bristol-based Western Theatre Ballet, the first ever British dance company to be based outside London.