Keep up to date

Get our free monthly newsletter and other exciting updates

* required

Recent updates

Latest News

More updates

Blogs

From the Archive - Swan Lake 1992

Published on

In 1992 Dennis Wayne choreographed a new Swan Lake using Tchaikovsky's score. The production was incredibly popular – it sold out much of it's thirty-plus city run, including two weeks in London.

This week's photo from the archive features dancers Jayne Regan and William Walker as Odette and Prince Siegfried, taken by Anthony Crickmay.

Jayne Regan and William Walker as Odette & Siegfried in Swan Lake. Photo Anthony Crickmay.

From the Archive - Don Q 1988

Published on

This week we've found an image from 1988 by Ian Woollams of The Amazing Adventures of Don Quixote. It features two of Northern Ballet's most loved performers - Jeremy Kerridge and Christopher Gable.

Jeremy Kerridge & Christopher Gable in The Amazing Adventures of Don Quixote. Photo Ian Woollams, 1988.

From the archive - Sleeping Beauty 1984

Published on

In 1984 Northern Ballet Theatre (as we were known then) under the artistic direction of Robert de Warren restaged a classic version of Sleeping Beauty to the choreography of Marius Petipa.

Yoko Shimitzu and Olivier Munez in Sleeping Beauty. Photo Linda Rich, 1984

This photo features Yoko Shimitzu and Olivier Munez as Princess Aurora and Prince Desire, taken by Linda Rich.

From the estate of John Percival.

Revamping Dracula's wardrobe

Published on

As Dracula prepared to return for the first time in five years, we spoke to Senior Wardrobe Manager Mikhaila Pye to find out just what it takes to get our dancers on stage in their Victorian finest...

How soon do you start preparing the wardrobe for the revival of a production?

We start planning the wardrobe for a revival as soon as possible, or as soon as we get the casting for a production. We got the Dracula costumes back from storage before the summer break at the end of June.

Meet our new dancers

Published on

From the archive - Aladdin 1974

Published on

From the archive... A photo from Laverne Meyer's second full-length production Aladdin.

Northern Dance Theatre - Laverne Meyer's Aladdin, 1974.

Photographer and dancers not recorded, if you can help please contact us.

Meeting our Elf Mascot

Published on

Hello Everyone,

Join us for a week of dance & storytelling

Published on
During our Summer Course, youngsters will have the opportunity to explore how we can use the magical tale of Peter Pan to inspire our own stories through dance.

This week in Northern Ballet (21 July 2014)

Published on

It's back to work this week for our dancers who we welcome back from a four-week summer holiday.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - blogs