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


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Dance Race

We're head to head with BBC Strictly stars. Who's gonna win? Check out Corey Baker's breakneck new dance film starring Northern Ballet dancers. The start of BBC Dance Passion.
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Charlotte Tonkinson becomes an Academy Ambassador

We’re thrilled to announce that The Royal Ballet Artist Charlotte Tonkinson is now an ambassador for the Academy of Northern Ballet.
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Northern Ballet Auditions

Northern Ballet are looking for both corps and soloist dancers for the 2023-24 season.
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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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Festive Opening Hours

Our building will be closed from Friday 23 December until Tuesday 3 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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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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