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Female dancer in the Nutcracker holding a Nutcracker doll

Christmas Gift Guide 2023

Looking for the perfect present to gift your loved ones this Christmas? don't worry we've got you covered with our ultimate Christmas gift-guide for 2023.
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Charlotte Tonkinson Masterclass

Recently Charlotte Tonkinson First Artist with The Royal Ballet taught a fantastic masterclass with our Academy of Northern Ballet students.
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Introducing Rise & Shine

Supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Rise & Shine is a health and wellbeing project for pupils in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) schools.
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Beauty & the Beast Videos

Watch videos from our production of Beauty & the Beast.
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Cara O'Shea instucts childen while they are auditioning for the Academy. Photo Lauren Godfrey.

Catching up with Cara O'Shea, Academy Associate Artistic Director

Cara O'Shea talks to us about undertaking her new role as Associate Artistic Director of the Academy of Northern Ballet.
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What to Expect at the Theatre

Attending a show at the theatre is an exciting experience – one you will never forget. This is your mini guide on what to expect from your first visit.
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Interview with Academy Graduate Itsuki Amemiya

We caught up with Itsuki Amemiya, one of our Academy graduates who is now an Apprentice with the Company.

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5 benefits of dance for early years development

Dance is a powerful and joyful way for children to foster their physical, emotional, and cognitive development.
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Charlotte Tonkinson Masterclass

A masterclass with Academy of Northern Ballet alum and Royal Ballet First Artist Charlotte Tonkinson on Sunday 22 October.
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Yoko Ichino looks on thoughtfully during Cinderella rehearsals

Yoko Ichino Stepping Down as Academy Associate Director

World renowned ballet dancer and teacher Yoko Ichino will be stepping down from her role of Associate Director of the Academy of Northern Ballet.
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Inside Tiler Peck’s rehearsals with Northern Ballet

New York City Ballet's Tiler Peck talks about her first two weeks of rehearsals with Northern Ballet.
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Our dancers: Latest news

We're pleased to announce the following promotions for our dancers...
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