Open Classes for All

Under the guidance of Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director and Academy Director, David Nixon OBE, our classes are led by our highly experienced teaching faculty in the same state-of-the-art building in which Northern Ballet’s Company Dancers train.

From tiny tots to adults, find the right class for you

Registratiojn for 2018/19 is now open!

 Timetable

September 2018 – July 2019

All classes are held at Northern Ballet, Leeds LS2 7PA unless otherwise stated.

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Mon
10.00 – 11.00am Over 50s 1 Beginners  
This class is based at Dancing House in Gomersal
10.00 – 11.00am Over 50s 1 Beginners  
This class is at The Dance Mill, Halifax.
11.05am – 12.05pm Over 50s 2 Improvers  
This class is based at Dancing House in Gomersal.
12.15 – 1.15pm Over 50s 2 Improvers  
This class is based at Dancing House in Gomersal.
4.30 – 5.15pm Pre-Ballet 1 Ages 6 – 7  
5.00 – 6.15pm Ballet 2 Age 10+ FULL
5.15 – 6.00pm Pre-Ballet 2 Ages 7 – 8 FULL
6.00 – 7.00pm Ballet 1 Age 8+ FULL
6.15 – 7.00pm Boys Only Age 8-10  
7.00 – 8.00pm Adult Ballet Course Level 2 Improvers  
Tue
10.10am – 11.25am Over 55s 3 Intermediate  
11.25am – 12.25pm Over 55s 2 Improvers  
5.00 – 6.30pm Ballet 3 Age 12+
Intermediate standard
 
6.30 – 6.55pm Ballet 3 Improver Pointe  
5.15 – 6.00pm Creative Movement 2 Ages 5 – 6  
7.00pm – 8.30pm Adult Ballet 3 Intermediate  
Wed
11.45am – 12.45pm Over 50s 1 Beginners  
This class is held at Maureen Williams School of Dance, LS29 9DX
5.00 – 6.15pm Ballet 2 Age 10+ FULL
6.15 – 6.30pm Ballet 2 Pointe preparation FULL
6.00 – 7.00pm Ballet 1 Age 8+  
7.00 – 8.30pm Adult Ballet 2 Improvers  
7.00 – 8.00pm Adult Ballet Course Level 1 No Experience Required  
Thu
9.45 – 10.25am Mini Movers Ages 18 months – 3 years
with accompanying adult
 
10.30 – 11.00am Moving Minis Ages 3 – 4  
11.15am – 12.15pm Over 55s 1 Beginners  
12.30 – 1.45pm Over 55s 3 Intermediate  
5.00 – 6.30pm Ballet 3 Age 12+  
6.30 – 6.45pm Ballet 3 Beginner Pointe  
5.15 – 6.00pm Pre-Ballet 2 Ages 7 – 8  
6.00 – 7.00pm RAD Intermediate Age 11+  
7.00 – 8.00pm RAD Intermediate Foundation Age 10+  
7.00 – 8.15pm Adult Ballet 1 Beginners  
Sat
9.00 – 9.45am Creative Movement 1 Ages 4 – 5  
9.00 – 9.45am Pre-Ballet 1 Ages 6 – 7 FULL
9.45 – 10.30am Creative Movement 2 Ages 5 – 6  
9.45 – 10.30am Pre-Ballet 2 Ages 7 – 8  
11.00am – 12.15pm Ballet 2 Age 10+ FULL
12.15 – 12.30pm Ballet 2 Pointe Preparation FULL
12.15 – 1.00pm Creative Movement 1 Ages 4 – 5  
1.00 – 1.45pm Pre-Ballet 1 Ages 6 – 7  
10.30 – 11.30am Ballet 1 Ages 8+ FULL

Class Registration Form (PDF)

FULL: Fully Booked

Class details and timetable are subject to change.


Classes

Classes at Northern Ballet offer

  • Opportunities for all ages and abilities from mini movers to adult classes everyone who wants to dance can
  • Inspiration from training alongside Northern Ballet dancers
  • Excellence through tuition from world-class professionals
  • Innovation with seven state-of-the-art studios, 200-seat studio theatre and café
  • Variety with Ballet and Jazz classes
  • Accessibility with evening, weekend and lunchtime classes
  • Balance by way of Northern Ballet's unique curriculum concentrating on healthy training and happy bodies
  • Music played live in most classes
  • Progression for those wanting to pursue dance as a profession including our Centre for Advanced Training Programme (CAT) and International Summer School

Contact us and Registration

To access any of the Academy of Northern Ballet classes please complete a registration form and return with the £5 registration fee which entitles you to register for as many classes as you wish throughout the year. Spaces in all classes are issued on a first come first served bases.

You will also receive our Academy Newsletter which will give you regular updates and information on our classes and programmes, Company productions, as well as special offers and prize draws.

Contact the Academy on 0113 220 8000.


Photos by Justin Slee, Emma Kauldhar, and Martin Bell.

Wed 27 Jun 2018
Back by popular demand we have a number of additional Over 55s and Adult Drop-in classes taking place over summer. …
Tue 1 May 2018
Former Northern Ballet Soloist Jessica Morgan will run a four week course, ‘BarreFit – Get fit for the Summer’ adult class. …
Mon 30 Apr 2018
This August, the Academy of Northern Ballet’s International Senior Summer School gives participants an invaluable insight into the life of a professional dancer. …