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Planet Dance comes to Northern Ballet

Press release date 
Thu 1 Dec 2011

Planet Dance has opened a brand new shop in Northern Ballet’s award-winning home in Leeds.

Planet Dance offers a comprehensive range of dancewear from the world’s leading dance wear designers and manufactures.  The new branch is situated in the Northern Ballet building on Quarry Hill in central Leeds and is open Monday to Thursday and all day Saturday, with a special Friday opening once a month.

Established in 2005, Planet Dance is one of the UK’s leading on-line dance wear stores and also has a showroom in Batley. 

The new Planet Dance shop at Northern Ballet stocks all leading designer dancewear brands including Bloch, Sansha and Freddy and is a Premiere Partner of Capezio. Planet Dance will also offer the complete Northern Ballet Academy uniform. A professional pointe shoe fitting service and a ‘privilege package’ for local dance schools are available in-store too.

The new shop is also the official supplier of the full range of Northern Ballet merchandise, with new and exciting lines to look forward to this Christmas.


For further press information please contact 0113 220 8000 or email

Notes for Editors

About Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet is one of the UK’s five large ballet companies. Based in Leeds it performs throughout the UK as well as overseas. In October 2010 Northern Ballet moved into its new home, a powerhouse for dance in the centre of Leeds. This new, purpose-built dance centre, which the Company shares with Phoenix Dance Theatre, is the largest centre for dance outside London and the first to house a professional classical company alongside a professional contemporary company.

The Northern Ballet Academy offers training for professional dancers of the future as well as a range of open classes for all ages. Further information can be found at

About Planet Dance

Planet Dance® was established in 2005 and quickly became one of the UK's leading online Dancewear stores.  Building a reputation for quality, range, value and service Planet Dance is dedicated to providin the very best in designer dancewear from across the Globe. Planet dance will stock the following dance brands in the new store: Capezio, Bloch, Mirella, Freddy, So Danca, Dans-ez, Freed, Roch Valley Sansha, Mondor, Danskin, Pineapple, Deha, Glagla and Nike Dance.