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Northern Ballet announces season of mermaids, butterflies, fairies and fiends

June 27, 2012

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Northern Ballet's Ondine - Martha Leebolt as Ondine

Northern Ballet announces season of mermaids, butterflies, fairies and fiends Northern Ballet starts a new season in its home city of Leeds with the UK première of David Nixon’s Ondine, which will be performed at West Yorkshire Playhouse from 8 to 15 September.  This is a rare treat for classical ballet fans as the heartbreaking […]

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Northern Ballet in Perpetual Motion at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

January 25, 2012

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Northern Ballet Dancer Hannah Bateman. Photo by Jason Tozer

Northern Ballet in Perpetual Motion at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre Northern Ballet opens its spring tour with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces to be performed at its award-winning headquarters. Performances will take place from 9 – 18 February in the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, in Northern Ballet’s centre […]

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Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker

October 17, 2011

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ballet dancers as snoflakes

      Northern Ballet Media Release For immediate release 17 October 2011 Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker The world’s favourite ballet … awakening childlike imagination in us all   Northern Ballet will bring to life everyone’s favourite festive story, The Nutcracker, at theatres across the UK this October and November. The production will be touring to […]

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The Queen of the ballet – BALLET NEWS WORLD EXCLUSIVE

November 17, 2010

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Cleopatra.  Her very name has stirred within you a reaction, no ?  Seductive, sensual Egypt mashed up against the male-dominated barbarism of ancient Rome.  The perfect incompatibility. David Nixon’s compelling interpretation of Cleopatra’s story for Northern Ballet casts a spotlight on her pivotal liaisons with Julius Caesar and Marc Antony, and on Monday night the […]

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