Northern Ballet's founder (originally Northern Dance Theatre) and first Artistic Director, Laverne Meyer, in Company class at our first home at the Zion Institute, Stretford Road, Manchester.
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Northern Ballet – a brief history
1969 – 1976 Artistic Director: Laverne Meyer
Canadian-born dramatic dancer, Laverne Meyer, sets up Northern Dance Theatre in 1969. The Company has 11 dancers and quickly gains a strong identity and loyal audience. The emphasis is on small-scale classical and modern works. The Company builds a strong identity and a loyal audience in the North.