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Through the Glass - Light Night Leeds 2017

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Light Night Leeds is an annual free multi-arts and light festival which takes over Leeds City Centre on two nights in early October.

Summer course 2017

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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.

Becoming Bruno and Shmuel

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Matthew Koon and Filippo Di Vilio on creating the role of Bruno and Shmuel.

David Nixon at West Australian Ballet

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This month West Australian Ballet will take to the stage at His Majesty's Theatre in Perth to perform one of Northern Ballet's most popular productions, The Great Gatsby.

Created by our Artistic Director David Nixon OBE in 2013, The Great Gasby went on to tour the UK, selling out twice in London and securing a 2014 National Dance Award nomination for Nixon in the category of Best Classical Choreography. 

Expressing emotions

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Explore and share emotions expressed through dance...

Expressions 2017

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Last month we were delighted to host Expressions 2017, our annual accessible dance platform which brings together inclusive dance groups from across the region and beyond.

Supporters peek behind-the-scenes

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On Tuesday 8 August we were delighted to welcome over 65 Friends, Patrons and invited guests to a full day of rehearsals at our world-class studios in Leeds.

Those who attended were treated to exclusive extracts from Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Gloria, and a preview of David Nixon’s The Little Mermaid ahead of its world première next month.

Apprenticeship Project

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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.

Can Older People Dance?

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Yes they can!

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.

Expressions 2017

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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.

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