Tag Archives: Leeds Grand Theatre

A Classic Christmas with Northern Ballet

July 31, 2013

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A Classic Christmas with Northern Ballet   Northern Ballet celebrates the festive season with a magical programme of breathtaking ballet, an enchanting black-tie ball and a fun-filled family day.   The Cinderella Ball on 5 December features exclusive preview excerpts from the Company’s new production of Cinderella and the unique opportunity for ball-goers to take […]

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Northern Ballet announces new Cinderella for Christmas 2013

December 19, 2012

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Northern Ballet goes to the ball As The Nutcracker returns to packed houses in Leeds Grand Theatre this Christmas, Northern Ballet is excited to announce plans for Christmas yet to come. The Company will bring the ultimate rags to riches fairytale to the stage in December 2013 with a magical new production of Cinderella by […]

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Northern Ballet | A Christmas cracker by a star Company

October 9, 2012

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Northern Ballet | A Christmas cracker by a star Company   Northern Ballet brings to life everyone’s favourite Christmas story with the revival of one of the Company’s most loved productions, The Nutcracker at the Grand Theatre, Leeds from Tuesday 18 – Sunday 30 December 2012. The Nutcracker is a seasonal favourite told in a […]

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Northern Ballet to stage American classic The Great Gatsby

October 4, 2012

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Northern Ballet to stage American classic The Great Gatsby Northern Ballet’s new full length production, The Great Gatsby, is the must see ballet for 2013. With choreography, direction and costumes by Artistic Director David Nixon OBE, co-direction by Patricia Doyle and sets by Jerôme Kaplan, The Great Gatsby promises to be a stunning retelling of […]

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Northern Ballet BBC documentary to be broadcast in May

May 16, 2012

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Northern Ballet BBC documentary to be broadcast in May   A documentary featuring Northern Ballet is to be broadcast on BBC2 on Saturday 26 May at 8.15pm. ‘Arts Troubleshooter’ is a two-part series which sees arts expert Michael Lynch[1] at two unique English arts organisations facing serious challenges. The first programme in the series follows […]

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Northern Ballet dancer Kenneth Tindall nominated at International Competition for Choreographers

May 14, 2012

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Northern Ballet dancer Kenneth Tindall nominated at International Competition for Choreographers Northern Ballet Premier Dancer Kenneth Tindall has been invited to compete for an award at the 26th International Competition for Choreographers in Hannover for his debut choreography Project #1. Originally created for a Northern Ballet Choreographic Workshop performance in the summer of 2011, Project […]

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Northern Ballet to stage American classic The Great Gatsby

March 26, 2012

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Northern Ballet to stage American classic The Great Gatsby Northern Ballet is thrilled to announce an exciting new full-length ballet, The Great Gatsby, for 2013.   Choreographed by David Nixon OBE, the ballet will be adapted from the classic novel by F Scott Fitzgerald. On New York’s Long Island, in the heady, indulgent days of […]

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Northern Ballet | A Beauty of a Ballet

March 16, 2012

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Beauty and the Beast, NORTHERN BALLET

Northern Ballet | A Beauty of a Ballet Northern Ballet is taking new production Beauty & the Beast on a five venue Spring tour, which be followed by a six venue Autumn Tour. Beauty & the Beast premiered at Leeds Grand Theatre this Christmas to widespread critical acclaim, with record breaking box office takings. This […]

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Northern Ballet | Perpetual Motion Mixed Bill

February 9, 2012

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Project # 1 Tobias Batley and Martha Leebolt Photo Brian Slater

Northern Ballet | Perpetual Motion | Mixed Bill premiered tonight Northern Ballet opens its spring tour with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces performed at its award-winning headquarters. Tonight saw the premiere of Northern Ballet’s Premier Dancer Kenneth Tindall’s choreographic debut – Project #1. The Mixed Bill continues until 18th February […]

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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 announces Spring 2012 tour

December 23, 2011

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Northern Ballet announces Spring 2012 tour Northern Ballet will be bringing fairytale magic, Japanese beauty and the roaring twenties to theatres across the UK this Spring. The spring tour will open with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces in their new home, at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in Leeds […]

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Northern Ballet premieres A Beauty of a Ballet | Beauty & the Beast

December 12, 2011

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Northern Ballet premieres A Beauty of a Ballet this weekend Northern Ballet is premiering its second new production of the year, Beauty & the Beast, at Leeds Grand Theatre this Christmas from 17 – 31 December. This follows the success of Cleopatra, which has taken over £1m at the box office since its world première in […]

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