I Spy Midsummer Twitter Competition Winner
Thu 5 September, 2013
Northern Ballet offered two tickets to see
A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the West Yorkshire Playhouse between Fri 6 – Sat 14 Sep to the lucky winner of our ‘ I Spy Midsummer’ Twitter competition.
Dolly Williams on Thu, 2013-09-05 11:01
A New York Summer School
Wed 4 September, 2013
One of our CAT (Centre for Advanced Training) students, Molly Hick, went to New York's Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance for their 2013 Summer School. Here is her story...
This summer I was very lucky to attend the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance in New York.
Academy of Nort... on Wed, 2013-09-04 15:31
A Rummage through the archive
Tue 27 August, 2013
The Northern Ballet archives are bulging with posters, photographs and programmes from over forty years’ worth of productions.
From the early days of
Northern Dance Theatre in Manchester up to today, here’s a whistle-stop tour through some of the best hidden gems our archive cupboard has to offer.
Katharine Wootton on Tue, 2013-08-27 15:27
Dance UK’s Launch in Leeds 2013
Tue 27 August, 2013
On Wednesday 23 October 2013, Dance UK and partners Yorkshire Dance, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Northern Ballet, Northern School of Contemporary Dance and Leeds Metropolitan University Dance Department are hosting the annual professional development and networking day for dance students and recent graduates. This is taking place for the second time in Leeds.
Northern Ballet on Tue, 2013-08-27 11:46
A new term for open classes
Thu 1 August, 2013
We're really looking to our classes starting back next term. Registration forms are coming in thick and fast - so much so that many of our classes are close to capacity and some are already full!
Don't worry though, we still have spaces in the Minis' classes, Ballet 1 on Wednesday & Thursday, Ballet 3 on Tuesday & Thursday, Jazz classes plus many more!
Academy of Nort... on Thu, 2013-08-01 12:56
Planning a tour
Tue 30 July, 2013
A question we are often asked is how do we choose the ballets which go on tour? Our Chief Executive,
Mark Skipper DL, gives us an insight into the balancing act that is programming.
Mark Skipper on Tue, 2013-07-30 08:40
Advice for new parents
Tue 23 July, 2013
It's the season for babies - not only do we have two members of staff expecting very soon but their Royal Highnesses William and Catherine have just given birth to a healthy baby boy.
We offer our heartfelt congratulations and to set them on their way we asked parents at Northern Ballet what advice they'd give...
Chun (Deputy Stage Manager and dad of a 4 year-old boy) says
It's the hardest work you'll ever have to face but it is all worth it.
Laraine (Communications Director and mum of two boys)
Northern Ballet on Tue, 2013-07-23 12:45
Feeling the burn
Mon 15 July, 2013
Hot. Hot is how I would describe the Leeds 10k yesterday. Team NB had 17 runners from staff, Friends of the Company and our
Academy's parent's association - all running to raise funds for Sponsor a Dancer.
Laraine Penson on Mon, 2013-07-15 14:42
My Week at Northern Ballet
Fri 5 July, 2013
17 year old student Danielle Nicholls has spent the last week on work experience at Northern Ballet. Here's what she's been getting up to...
Anonymous on Fri, 2013-07-05 15:56
Mark Skipper DL on the Spending Review
Wed 26 June, 2013
Mark Skipper on Wed, 2013-06-26 16:18 Pages