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Woman standing arabesque with her arms in fifth in front of a large white rose being looked at by a beast.
A ballet by David Nixon CBE

Beauty & the Beast

Northern Ballet bring their signature sparkle to this timeless love story.

When a terrifying creature threatens her father, Beauty selflessly leaves her family to live with the Beast in his castle. As time goes by, she grows strangely fond of her host, who hides an extraordinary secret... a curse that can only be broken by true love.

Choreographed by David Nixon CBE and set to a hand-picked score of classic music from the likes of Bizet and Debussy, played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia.

With opulent sets and kaleidoscopic costumes, this fairy-tale ballet is a must-see for audiences of all ages. 

‘A proper fairy tale ending. Super.’
Daily Express
‘A triumphant success.’
The Telegraph
The Guardian
The Observer
‘Perfectly executed and breathtaking’

This production contains short periods of flashing and strobed lighting.

Running time 2 hours 5 minutes (approximately)

Falling in love, Beauty and Beast dance together
After BEast is restored to Prince Orian the family celebrate
The Beast plays in the snow and Beauty joins in
Sprites look on as Beast falls for Beauty

Creative Team

Choreography, Direction and Costume Design
Set Design
Lighting Design
Costume Design Assistant
Music Arranger

Header photo taken by Guy Farrow, production photos taken by Emma Kauldhar.

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