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Posted by Northern Ballet on Mon 6 Jun 2016.

We are delighted to have won the dance award at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards for our production of 1984. Presented at a...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Fri 13 May 2016.

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

Posted by Northern Ballet on Sat 23 Apr 2016.

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...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Thu 21 Apr 2016.

Charlotte Brontë was born two hundred years ago on 21 April 1816. With our new production of Jane Eyre just around the corner...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Sun 28 Feb 2016.

Did you miss 1984, a ballet by Jonathan Watkins when it aired on BBC Four on Sunday 28 February? Don't worry - it's available...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Fri 19 Feb 2016.

We'd like to wish Dame Gillian Lynne a very happy birthday from all of us at Northern Ballet as she turns 90 on Saturday 20...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Tue 19 Jan 2016.

Northern Ballet are a Company that never stands still. Directly after our incredibly popular Christmas season of The Nutcracker...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Mon 18 Jan 2016.

Northern Ballet performed at a sell-out Sadler’s Wells Gala to honour Jonathan Ollivier’s life on 18 January. Dancers from...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Wed 11 Nov 2015.

Matthew Bourne's New Adventures and Re:Bourne are staging an evening of dance at Sadler's Well to celebrate the life of...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Tue 15 Sep 2015.

Last Wednesday 9 September, Northern Ballet were privileged to enjoy a visit from our royal patron HRH the Earl of Wessex KG...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Fri 13 Mar 2015.

Christopher Gable CBE was born 13 March 1940 and in his career danced with the Sadler's Wells Opera Ballet, Covent Garden Opera...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Fri 12 Sep 2014.

On Friday 12 September after that day's performance of Dracula our Artistic Director, David Nixon OBE, will be answering your...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Mon 28 Jul 2014.

It's the last week of July, the sun is shining and the sutumn tour comes ever closer. Rehearsals continue for Dracula, The...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Mon 31 Mar 2014.

The week kicks off today with Three Little Pigs north of the border at Stirling's MacRobert Theatre before arriving at Durham...

Northern Ballet dancers in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.
Posted by Northern Ballet on Sun 12 Jan 2014.

On 11 January the Technical team set off to China and today (12 January) the dancers and rest of the Northern Ballet crew...

Cinderella and the magician. Photo Bill Cooper.
Posted by Northern Ballet on Tue 17 Dec 2013.

Our new full-length ballet, and second of 2013, Cinderella opens tonight at Leeds Grand Theatre! A few lucky people have...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Tue 27 Aug 2013.

How to make a living in dance and how to have a long career On Wednesday 23 October 2013, Dance UK and partners Yorkshire...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Tue 23 Jul 2013.

It's the season for babies - not only do we have two members of staff expecting very soon but their Royal Highnesses William...

Posted by Northern Ballet on Wed 7 Nov 2012.

The first review of Beauty & the Beast came from Laura Thompson of the Telegraph. She says, It is really rather wonderful....

Posted by Northern Ballet on Fri 26 Oct 2012.

SOLD OUT! Friday 9 November, 9.30am - 6pm At Northern Ballet & Yorkshire Dance Dance UK's Launch in Leeds 2012 is a...

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