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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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Artistic Director

Northern Ballet are looking to appoint a new Artistic Director as they move into an exciting period of activity including planning a new 5-year vision.
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Open House - Swan Lake

Former Principal Soloist Hannah Bateman presents the first in a series of behind-the-scenes informances from one of the world's leading ballet companies.
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Joseph Taylor and Antoinette Brooks Daw in Dangerous Liaisons.

Northern Ballet returns to touring this June

This June, we plan to return to touring for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Rise Blog: Year Two

Susanne Burns, an Independent Consultant who works with the Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF), shares her experience of Rise year one.
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Nortehrn Ballet dancers rehearse performing as Swans

Culture Recovery Fund Grant

We are delighted to have been awarded a further £372,000 from the Culture Recovery Fund.
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Interview with Mthuthuzeli November

We spoke to the choreographer of What Used To, No Longer Is.
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Lorenzo Trossello and Minju Kang dancing in States of Mind

Dancing Nation

An excerpt of Northern Ballet's States of Mind features in a three part celebration of dance with Sadler's Wells and the BBC.
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Northern Ballet dancers posing in front of a large number 50 wearing costumes of different productions. Photo Guy Farrow.

Reflecting on 50 Years

Despite the impact of the pandemic, we reflect on some of the ways we were able to celebrate our 50th anniversary,
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Black History Month

As we approach the end of Black History Month, we wanted to reflect on some of the content we've been engaging with and highlight a few upcoming events from our dance colleagues.
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Northern Ballet dancers in The Great Gatsby. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

A royal catch up with HRH The Earl of Wessex

On Wednesday 29 July, we were honoured to catch up with our Royal Patron HRH The Earl of Wessex on a video call.
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Burberry Inspire and American Ballet Theatre

We've teamed up with American Ballet Theatre to make four new dance films as part of the Burberry Inspire programme.
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