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There are a wide range of career opportunities within a ballet company like Northern Ballet. It isn’t just about performing: we also have a variety of different people working with us, from designers to technicians, and administrators to finance professionals.

If you would like to find out more about careers at Northern Ballet, explore our Creative Careers resources below. We've developed a range of content for young people to find out more about the different roles in our organisation. 

Discover the career paths that our staff members took to find their roles, and how they achieved their own career goals.

Academy of Northern Ballet

Emily Humphreys, Academy Coordinator

Read our interview with Emily


Tobias Perkins, Head of Planning

Read our interview with Tobias

Communications & Digital

Amy Kelly, Junior Designer

Rachel Evans, Senior Communications Officer

Company & Stage Management

Emily Deller, Company Manager

Read our interview with Emily


Gavin McCaig, Junior Soloist


Sally Tiplady, Business Development Manager

Katy Lee, Development Campaigns & Individual Giving Manager


Leanne Kirkham, Director of Learning


Ewan Gilford, Company/Orchestra Pianist

Read our interview with Ewan


Martin Smith, Studio Technical Manager

Read our interview with Martin

Wardrobe & Wigs

Mikhaila Pye, Senior Wardrobe Manager

Read our interview with Mikhaila