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Joseph Taylor as Wadjet in a photoshoot image for Northern Ballet's 50th anniversary. Photo Guy Farrow.


A female dancer in black leotard is lifted in the air by a male dance in black trunks and grey vest.

Company Auditions

Applications are now closed for our Company auditions. Keep an eye on our social media accounts for future adverts.
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Announcing our new Artistic Director

We're delighted to announce The Royal Ballet Principal Federico Bonelli as the Company’s new Artistic Director.
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New partnership announced with Close Brothers Asset Management

We are delighted to welcome Close Brothers Asset Management on board as our newest corporate partners.
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The Water Sprite jumps impressively and points at something we cannot see

Festive Opening Hours

Our building will be closed until Tuesday 4 January.
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Joseph Taylor and Antoinette Brooks Daw in Dangerous Liaisons.

Northern Ballet and Fazenda at Home

Enjoy the ultimate weekend in with Northern Ballet and Fazenda at Home.
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Uther holds Ygraine as she is in arabesque

Culture Recovery Fund

We are very grateful to announce that we have been awarded a further £372,000 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
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Leavers and Joiners 2021

This season you may have seen some new faces on stage as we welcomed six new dancers to the Company. We will also sadly say goodbye to four dancers at the end of the season.
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Joseph Taylor behind the scenes of KIN. Photo Emily Nuttall

World Ballet Day 2021

Go behind the scenes as we release three never-before-seen films for World Ballet Day.
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David Nixon OBE's Fond Farewell from Fans

On Saturday we performed David Nixon OBE's Dangerous Liaisons, the final time we will perform one of his ballets whilst he is Artistic Director.
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Hannah Bateman and Giuliano Contadini on the poster image for Casanove, photo Guy Farrow

Spring 2022 tour announced

Our spring 2022 tour will see us revive two of our most popular ballets, Casanova and The Great Gatsby, and see children’s ballet Pinocchio embark on a national tour.
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Beams of light focus on one spot. One dancer stands above it. A Second dancer leaps behind him, legs and arms spread apart.


See what happens when two worlds unite. Choreographed by Kenneth Tindall in a unique collaboration with the University of Leeds.
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Northern Ballet dancers performing a Charleston in The Great Gatsby. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Dancer Promotions and Updates

With a new season just around the corner we are pleased to announce several dancer promotions plus some new joiners.
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