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Wuthering Heights opens next week
It’s just one week until Wuthering Heights opens at West Yorkshire Playhouse to kick off our autumn tour. This is a very special piece from our repertoire, being the first original full-length ballet created for the Company by our Artistic Director David Nixon OBE. This will be the first time in over 10 years that the ballet has been performed in Leeds, just miles from Emily Brontë’s original setting.
My name is Ebony Godridge and I am the new Dance Education Apprentice at Northern Ballet. I recently graduated with a BA (Hons) Dance degree from Leeds Beckett University and I’m hoping I can bring the skills I have learnt from my degree to the Learning team, to help plan workshops and projects. My main role as apprentice will be to support and assist our Dance Education Officers in the many workshops and projects that they deliver.
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Thu, 2016-08-25 14:24
Hot off the back of a Manchester Theatre Award nomination and a fantastic win at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards, 1984has been nominated again - this time at the Knight of Illumination Awards for Chris Davey's lighting designs.
Submitted by Lauren Godfrey on Wed, 2016-08-10 16:28
The summer holidays are here and we’re sure that children and adults alike are looking forward to a break and making the most the sunny weather!
If you’re looking for something active, fun and creative for your kid's to do during the holidays, look no further than Northern Ballet's open Summer Course from 22 – 25 August. We still have places for anyone aged 7-11 years who would like to take part!
Submitted by Northern Ballet... on Fri, 2016-07-22 10:14
We are delighted to have won the dance award at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards for our production of 1984. Presented at a ceremony in London yesterday, we were nominated alongside The Royal Ballet and Lost Dog. The awards will be televised on Sky Arts at 8pm on Wednesday 8 June.
Submitted by Northern Ballet on Mon, 2016-06-06 15:52
Here at Northern Ballet we are very much looking forward to our annual Expressions platform on Wednesday 22 June.
Expressions is a dance sharing which brings together inclusive dance groups from all over the UK, giving talented disabled dancers the chance to showcase their skills to an audience on a professional stage. Northern Ballet invities local organisations who deliver programmes for disabled people to perform in a professional space and share their work.
Submitted by Keisha Hamilton on Fri, 2016-05-27 14:55