We are pleased to be able to provide audio descriptions for our spring 2021 tour to Salford, London and Leeds.
Co-written by former Northern Ballet Premier Dancer Pippa Moore and VocalEyes, these audio descriptions offer a unique insight into our productions and bringing our performances to life.
You will hear descriptions of the movement, action and drama on stage with music played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia.
15 minutes prior to the performance, you will hear pre-show notes which describe the set, props and costumes via your headset or audio description device.
Our listings below let you know where and when our Audio Described performances will be taking place.
Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently unable to provide Touch Tours, and our audio descriptions will be pre-recorded.
Salford The Lowry, Dangerous Liaisons
Tuesday 1 - Saturday 5 June 2021
Audio Description: Saturday 5 June, 2pm
Alternatively, you can call the Box Office on 0161 876 2183.
Upon your arrival at the theatre, ask one of the theatre's Information Assistants for a headset. Alternatively, you can download Sennheiser’s MobileConnect app and use your own headphones and mobile device.
London Sadler's Wells, Dangerous Liaisons
Tuesday 8 - Thursday 10 June 2021
Audio Description: Thursday 10 June, 2.30pm
To book: Call the Sadler's Wells Ticket Office, requesting a headset in advance on 020 7863 8000.
Leeds Grand Theatre, Swan Lake
Thursday 17 - Saturday 26 June 2021
Audio Description: Saturday 26 June, 2.30pm
To book: Call the Leeds Grand Theatre access line on 0113 205 3899.
Visually Impaired Patron
'I used to go and see dance companies regularly before losing a lot of my eyesight. I did not think I would be able to go to any dance performances ever again… A friend encouraged me to go to an audio-visual performance and touch tour and your ballet was my first experience of this… it made such a positive difference and I will be returning to see further dance performances. Thank you Northern Ballet for such a good touch tour.'
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