David Nixon has been Artistic Director of Northern Ballet since 2001.
David trained as a dancer, first in his home town of Chatham, Ontario and then at the National Ballet School of Canada where his... read more
Born in Los Angeles, Yoko studied with renowned ballerina Mia Slavenska and began her professional career in 1972 when she joined Joffrey Ballet II as an Apprentice. What followed was a career that... read more
Cara trained with London Junior Ballet where she won a competitive scholarship in her graduation year, and was a Cecchetti Scholar for four years, winning the senior division at the Cecchetti Mabel... read more
Georgina joined the Company as a dancer in 2002 and retired in June 2012. During her time with the Company she created roles such as Aurora in A Sleeping Beauty Tale and Ophelia in Hamlet.
Since... read more
Viki was lucky enough to have Margaret Rawlinson, an early member of the Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet, as her first teacher, and was thrilled to be accepted by the Royal Ballet School at the age of 11... read more
Teaches Mini Movers, Creative Movement and Over 55s
Annemarie trained in classical ballet from a very young age and from the age of 13-18 she attended Intake High School where she trained in... read more
Christopher Hinton-Lewis was born in Wolverhampton and trained at the English National Ballet School. He joined the Company as a dancer in 1999 and was promoted to Premier Dancer in 2008.
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Born in West Yorkshire, Jane undertook her early training with the Northern Dance Centre and completed it at Central School of Ballet and Northern Ballet School where she performed and toured with... read more
Fiona was born in Solihull where she started dancing, later she moved to Southampton and attended the Parkewood School of Dance.
After this Fiona spent a year at the West Street Studios before... read more
Dip R.B.S (TTC) ARAD, AISTD (NDB), IBF, CSF
Elizabeth started training with Margaret Jaffé at The Northern Dance Centre (formally Braybrooks Academy) in West Yorkshire UK, before winning a... read more
Born in Harrogate, Jessica started Dance training age four at a local Dance school and with Central School of Ballet. She then graduated from the Royal Academy of Dance in 2010 with a First Class... read more
Tony started dancing with the Harehills Youth Dance Theatre and went on to dance with the National Youth Dance Theatre. He trained at the London School of Contemporary Dance and the Northern... read more
Ewan joined Northern Ballet in 2015 as a pianist with the professional Company, where he still plays along side his Academy duties. He also acted as Musical Director for Tortoise & the Hare... read more
Born in North Yorkshire, David is widely regarded as one of the foremost dance accompanists in the UK. In a career spanning over 25 years, he has worked with some of the finest and most respected... read more
Gerard Power has over ten years experience as a piano accompanist for ballet. For some of that period, he has worked with Northern Ballet in various capacities including as a touring company pianist... read more
In 2013 Yasmin became a Performing Arts specialist for the company Artis – during this time she worked with children of all ages across Yorkshire using performing arts to influence children’s... read more
Born in Sydney, Australia Siobhan trained at The West Australian School of Dance and Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy before moving to the UK for the Academy of Northern Ballet's Graduate... read more
Open Programme Manager & Student Support Coordinator
Emma has worked with the Academy since 2011. Emma manages the Open Programme and the Academy Student Support Team which oversees the welfare of all students at the Academy. Emma is also a Northern... read more