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Joseph Taylor as Wadjet in a photoshoot image for Northern Ballet's 50th anniversary. Photo Guy Farrow.


Joseph Taylor behind the scenes of KIN. Photo Emily Nuttall

World Ballet Day 2021

Go behind the scenes as we release three never-before-seen films for World Ballet Day.
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Three dancers perform in front of a large lit tree. Two dance around the other stood in the centre, holding their hands.

Vacancy: Communications Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic Communications Officer to join our award-winning Communications & Digital department.
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Male children reach up with a Dance Education Officer in a dance being taught to them

Vacancy: Children’s Ballet Outreach Artist

We are looking for a passionate, inspiring, and creative Outreach Artist to work in our exemplary Learning Team.
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David stands with his dancers on stage as they pose to the camara

David Nixon OBE's Fond Farewell from Fans

On Saturday we performed David Nixon OBE's Dangerous Liaisons, the final time we will perform one of his ballets whilst he is Artistic Director.
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Hannah Bateman and Giuliano Contadini on the poster image for Casanove, photo Guy Farrow

Spring 2022 tour announced

Our spring 2022 tour will see us revive two of our most popular ballets, Casanova and The Great Gatsby, and see children’s ballet Pinocchio embark on a national tour.
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Beams of light focus on one spot. One dancer stands above it. A Second dancer leaps behind him, legs and arms spread apart.


See what happens when two worlds unite. Choreographed by Kenneth Tindall in a unique collaboration with the University of Leeds.
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Northern Ballet dancers performing a Charleston in The Great Gatsby. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Dancer Promotions and Updates

With a new season just around the corner we are pleased to announce several dancer promotions plus some new joiners.
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The swans line up ready to take flight


With the end of the season inevitably comes the time to say goodbye to some of our incredible dancers.
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Joseph Taylor and Antoinette Brooks Daw in Dangerous Liaisons.

Dangerous Liaisons in cinemas internationally

Northern Ballet makes a return to cinema with Dangerous Liaisons, in cinemas across the UK, Europe and North America from 14 September 2021
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Flappers in the 1920s posing  in a coquettish manner.

Artistic Director

Northern Ballet are looking to appoint a new Artistic Director as they move into an exciting period of activity including planning a new 5-year vision.
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A female dancer stands en pointe as her partner supports her at the waist, they appear to mid-spin

Open House - Swan Lake

Former Principal Soloist Hannah Bateman presents the first in a series of behind-the-scenes informances from one of the world's leading ballet companies.
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Pippa Moore is standing side on to the camera, with her head turned to face the camera.

Former Premier Dancer Pippa Moore receives MBE

We are proud to announce that former Northern Ballet Premier Dancer Pippa Moore has received an MBE for services to dance in Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021.
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