Celebrating 50 years
Celebrate with us
Northern Ballet's 50th Anniversary Year
2019 – 2020
Dates to remember

Cinderella

A ballet by David Nixon OBE

Touring September 2019 – June 2020
World Première

Little Red Riding Hood

A ballet for children by Mariana Rodrigues

Touring October 2019 – June 2020

50th Anniversary Celebration Gala

4 January 2020, Leeds Grand Theatre
World Première

Geisha

A ballet by Kenneth Tindall

Touring March – May 2020

The Great Gatsby

A ballet by David Nixon OBE

Touring September – October 2020
World Première

Merlin

A ballet by Drew McOnie

Touring October – December 2020

50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Autumn 2020, Leeds city centre venue

An unforgettable evening with performances and a chance to bid on exclusive prizes.

Contact Katy Lee for further details

katy.lee@northernballet.com

50th Anniversary Celebrations

Photo Guy Farrow.
Also look out for
  • Our 50th anniversary appeal to secure funding for future support for the creation of new and innovative ballets
  • A costume trail and exhibition in the heart of Leeds, our home city
  • Northern Ballet on the big screen watch this space for more cinema screenings
  • A new children's ballet premièring in Leeds in October 2020
  • Glimpses into Northern Ballet's past as we build up the Company's digital archive
  • The chance to see what happens behind-the-scenes as Northern Ballet opens its doors for the day in 2020
  • Three new dance films
  • Alumni Event December 2020