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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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An Update From Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet has had to make the difficult decision to enter into negotiations to reassess the amount of live music that accompanies its touring productions from April 2024
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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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Loneliness Awareness Week

According to research by Marmalade Trust, 85% of UK adults have experienced loneliness in the last year. Here are some of the ways you can connect with people through the dance.
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Benjamin Ella interview

Choreographer and Royal Ballet Soloist Benjamin Ella talks about his first week in rehearsals with Northern Ballet ahead of Generations: Three Short Ballets.
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The Mechanics of Life

A new digital collaboration with The Royal Academy of Engineering and University of Leeds
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Artistic Director Federico Bonelli’s first full season

Celebrating the breadth of the Company’s work, the season presents stories that connect with people of all ages and backgrounds.
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Love Your Local Theatre

Love Your Local Theatre

We are excited to be taking part in the Love Your Local Theatre campaign, powered by the National Lottery and Theatre Tokens.
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