Win at the South Bank Awards

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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.

Getting little feet moving

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Northern Ballet’s Learning team always have a wide variety of projects on the go, whether out on tour or in Leeds. Find out about two recent projects working with young people across Yorkshire…

Children’s Centres, Leeds

Expressions 2016

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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. 

Celebrating with the Hepworth Wakefield

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On Saturday 21 May, Northern Ballet will be part of a weekend of celebrations for the Hepworth Wakefield’s 5th birthday.

Beauty & the Beast Premières in Perth

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Northern Ballet Artistic Director, David Nixon OBE, has been in Australia with West Australian Ballet to stage his Beauty & the Beast.

David created the ballet for Christmas 2011 at Leeds Grand Theatre before it toured to eleven cities in the UK from Canterbury to Edinburgh.

West Australian Ballet will be performing Beauty & the Beast 13 - 28 May at His Majesty's Theatre, Perth.

Brontë birthday at the gallery

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A couple of weeks ago we celebrated the birthday of a very special lady. Not the Queen (though we do hope you had a lovely 90th birthday Your Majesty!) but Charlotte Brontë, the inspirational author whose most famous novel Jane Eyre is destined to become the newest addition to our repertoire. Born on 21 April 1816, this year is the 200th anniversary of her birth triggering an international celebration of her life, works and all things Brontë.

South Bank Sky Arts Awards

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Northern Ballet is delighted to have been nominated for 1984 in the South Bank Sky Arts Awards.

Shakespeare 400

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On 23 April 1616 at the age of 52, William Shakespeare died leaving a legacy of some of the best-loved works of comedy, drama and history the world has ever known.

This year we’ll be performing Romeo and Juliet in Sheffield, Canterbury, Belfast, Woking, and Bradford to help celebrate this titan of literature’s long-lasting work.

Celebrating Charlotte Brontë

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After its successful world première tour in 2016, we are delighted to be touring Jane Eyre as part of our Spring 2018 season. As we look ahead to the performances, we're celebrating the impact that Charlotte Brontë and her writings still have today.

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National Apprenticeship Week

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This week has been National Apprenticeship Week and as Northern Ballet now employs two apprentices it is a nice time to reflect on their experiences. 

Keisha is approaching the end of her 18 month apprenticeship in the Learning team where she has been developing the skills and experience to become a Dance Education Officer.


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