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Northern Ballet kicks off 2018 season with Leeds debut of two major productions

Northern Ballet kicks off 2018 season with Leeds debut of two major productions Jane Eyre: 7 – 14 March 2018 Las Hermanas | Concerto | Gloria: 16 – 17 March 2018 Northern Ballet is commencing its 2018 season by performing two major productions in Leeds for the first time. A celebration of Yorkshire and ballet heritage, Leeds-based Northern Ballet will ...

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Northern Ballet Gears up for all New Yorkshire Season

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – Leeds and Hull A Celebration of Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Master Choreographer – Bradford The Little Mermaid – Sheffield and Leeds Yorkshire audiences are in for a treat this autumn as Northern Ballet prepares to present an ambitious season of new work in the county. The Company will perform The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas; A Celebration of Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Master Choreographer; and The ...

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Passion and rage on the Moors in Northern Ballet’s Wuthering Heights

Join Northern Ballet on a journey of passionate and obsessive love as Wuthering Heights returns to Leeds for the first time in more than 10 years. Based on Emily Brontë’s romantic masterpiece, this dramatic adaptation will be performed at West Yorkshire Playhouse from 6 – 10 September 2016, commencing the theatre’s Brontë Season. Wuthering Heights ischoreographed by Northern Ballet’s Artistic ...

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A step change for dance in the Greater North!

On 12th April in Leeds, dance partners from across the city and the wider North region unveiled plans for the Leeds Dance Partnership at an event held at the Quarry Hill home of Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre. Key stakeholders from across the region and industry were gathered together as exciting new plans were outlined that look set to ...

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Northern Ballet’s Swan Lake

– Adored by audiences for over a hundred years Swan Lake is the most famous ballet in the world. – Voted Best Company at the Taglioni European Ballet awards, Northern Ballet are ‘the best dance-actors in the world’ (Dance Europe). – Now, these remarkable dancers bring this legendary ballet to life for one unmissable week at Leeds Grand Theatre. – ...

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Northern Ballet’s Sugar Plum Fairy Unveils Christmas Tree

The Nutcracker

Commuters feel the magic as Northern Ballet’s Sugar Plum Fairy unveils Leeds Station Christmas Tree Commuters were dazzled by a surprise appearance from the infamous Sugar Plum Fairy on 1 December as she landed at Leeds Station to unveil the station’s Nutcracker themed Christmas tree. Decorated in homage to Northern Ballet’s upcoming performances of The Nutcracker at Leeds Grand Theatre, ...

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Nothern Ballet’s Wuthering Heights

Nothern Ballet's Wuthering Heights

Passion and rage on the Moors in Northern Ballet’s Wuthering Heights Join Northern Ballet this autumn on a journey of passionate and obsessive love in Wuthering Heights at Bradford’s Alhambra Theatre from 17 – 21 November 2015. Based on Emily Brontë’s romantic masterpiece, this dramatic adaptation is choreographed by Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director, David Nixon OBE and set to an ...

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Northern Ballet: World Première of Jonathan Watkins’ 1984

Tobias Batley as Winston in Northern Ballet's 1984

As one man risks everything to fall in love, join Northern Ballet for the World Première of Jonathan Watkins’ 1984. Recently awarded Best Company at the European Taglioni Ballet Awards, Northern Ballet is bringing this cult-classic to life with the World Première at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds from 5 – 12 September 2015. This thought-provoking tale of love ...

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Northern Ballet invest in Children’s Centre Project!

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Northern Ballet invests in local communities with Children’s Centre project Northern Ballet, one of the UK’s leading dance companies, has been working with three children’s centres in Leeds to explore the tales of classic children’s books Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Supported by Wade’s Charity, Northern Ballet works ...

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Northern Ballet offers contracts to Young Dancers!

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Northern Ballet offers contracts to BBC Young Dancer finalists Northern Ballet will welcome 10 new dancers to the Company this summer including finalists from this year’s BBC Young Dancer competition. The Leeds-based company has also announced promotions for existing members of the Company. Winner of the ballet section of the 2015 BBC Young Dancer competition, Archie Sullivan, who was mentored ...

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