For Geisha, beauty and honour are everything.
'ambitious and accomplished'The Telegraph
'This lavish production uses cinematic design to chilling effect and terrific choreography to drive the drama'The Guardian
'It is thrilling, lyrical, heart-rending, eerie, passionate, romantic and moving in equal measure.'The Reviews Hub
Brought vividly to life by the creator of Northern Ballet’s acclaimed Casanova (as seen on Sky Arts), unravel the mysteries of Geisha.
Two young women, bound by vows of friendship, find themselves in the midst of a collision between East and West. As their lives are torn painfully apart, encounters from beyond the grave unleash an unexpected vengeance on their world. An act of true devotion offers the only chance for redemption.
Based on remarkable true events, experience Northern Ballet’s exceptional dancers in this must-see ballet.
A ballet by Kenneth Tindall, with music by Alexandra Harwood.
Official event of the Japan Season of Culture
Running time 2 hours 5 minutes (approximately)
Age guidance: 12+
Please note that this production may contain short periods of flashing and strobe lighting effects
Header photo by Guy Farrow. Production photos by Emma Kauldhar.