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Joseph Taylor behind the scenes of KIN. Photo Emily Nuttall

World Ballet Day 2021

Tuesday 19 October is World Ballet Day, when some of the greatest dance companies from across the globe take you behind the scenes.


We've lined up a series of exclusive new films for you to enjoy:

Merlin: behind the curtain 

Last month our new ballet Merlin made its world première at Nottingham Theatre Royal. Catch a glimpse of the excitement behind the scenes and don't forget to book your tickets to the national tour now.

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The Making of: Kin

This December we're bringing you a digital season packed with original dance films including the online première of Kin. Hear from the directors Kenneth Tindall and Dan Lowenstein and see exclusive footage from the shoot.

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Open House: 1984

Our latest Open House informance film features an uncut rehearsal of 1984 and exclusive interviews with Choreographer Jonathan Watkins and former Premier Dancers Martha Leebolt and Tobias Batley, who the lead roles were created on.

Watch now

TikTok takeover

Dancers Mlindi Kulashe and Sarah Chun are taking over our TikTok account for the day - head over to our profile to see what they're up to.

Northern Ballet on TikTok

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