Ability, Northern Ballet’s course for adults with learning disabilities, has had a great start to the new academic year. We have welcomed three new members to the group, and in September we worked with choreographer Tanya Richam-Odoi to create and perform a fantastic piece as part of Light Night Leeds.
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Wed, 2017-11-22 14:57
It’s a very busy week here at Northern Ballet headquarters as the Company are performing Ugly Duckling, a ballet for children, at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre from Monday until Saturday. As well as fitting 17 performances into just one week, our family friendly foyer will be open for business, with lots of craft activities, treasure trails and even a chance to try your luck with hook-a-duck!
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Tue, 2017-10-24 11:49
On Thursday 5 and Friday 6 October, Quarry Hill was alive with performance, workshops and projection as Light Night Leeds illuminated the city. As part of the commission by Leeds Dance Partnership and Leeds College of Music, our Ability group and Centre for Advanced Training students performed in unusual spaces around our building.
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Fri, 2017-10-13 16:13
This week is the first ever Artsmark Celebration Week, which shines a light on the importance of cultural education and fantastic schools putting arts and culture at the heart of young people’s education.
Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools and education settings, and Northern Ballet’s Learning team have been busy working with schools throughout Hull to support their Artsmark journey, enabling them to deliver a more creative curriculum.
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Tue, 2017-10-10 11:49
This August, 33 young people joined us for four days of fun on our Summer Course. This annual course is an opportunity for young people aged 7-11 to develop their ballet technique and creativity. Our dance artists work alongside a collaborative artist to introduce participants to something different and to develop new skills.
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Wed, 2017-09-06 10:18
My name is Ebony and I am the Dance Education Apprentice at Northern Ballet. I have been in my role for nearly a year now, and as the apprentice I have been observing, supporting and co-delivering workshops with the Dance Education Officers, which will help guide me towards my goal of becoming a dance teacher.
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Tue, 2017-08-08 11:43
As a Dance Education Officer, I spend a lot of my time teaching dance workshops in schools, however this term I’ve been doing something a little different. Together with artists from Opera North, I’ve been going into Manor House Care Home in New Farnley every Friday afternoon to do some seated ballet and singing.
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Wed, 2017-07-19 12:16
We’re busy making final preparations for Expressions, our annual accessible dance platform which brings together inclusive dance groups from across the region and beyond. Expressions will take place on 5-6 July at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre at our home in Leeds.
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Fri, 2017-06-30 10:08
The summer is almost here and we’re sure that children and adults alike are looking forward to their holidays. We’re crossing our fingers for more sunny weather!
If you are looking for something fun, creative and active for your child to do this summer, look no further than our Learning Summer Course from 21 August – 24 August, suitable for those aged 7 – 11 years.
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Mon, 2017-06-12 12:54