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The Spending Review | Further cuts for ballet companies

June 26, 2013

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The Spending Review | Further cuts for ballet companies Today The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, made a statement in the House of Commons on the Spending Review and said, “Britain is moving out of intensive care and from rescue to recovery.” The Spending Review 2013 will set out how the government will spend tax-payers’ money between […]

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Northern Ballet Board recruiting for new chair

August 28, 2012

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Northern Ballet Board recruiting for new chair   Northern Ballet, one of the UK’s best-loved ballet companies, is launching a search for a new Chair to lead the Company.   David Forbes has stepped down as Chair of Northern Ballet after eight years with the Company, the last two as its Chair, in order to […]

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Northern Ballet shortlisted at White Rose Awards

July 7, 2012

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Northern Ballet shortlisted at White Rose Awards   Northern Ballet has been shortlisted for the Arts and Culture Award at Welcome to Yorkshire’s White Rose Awards, the biggest tourism awards in the UK. The award celebrates organisations which engage with new audiences and make a valuable contribution to the local economy.   Nominated alongside Northern […]

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Northern Ballet’s Kenneth Tindall wins in Hanover

June 25, 2012

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Northern Ballet Premier Dancer wins at Choreography Competition in Hanover   Northern Ballet’s Premier Dancer Kenneth Tindall has won the Bundesjugendballett Production Prize at the 26th Choreography Competition in Hanover for his debut piece Project #1. The Production Prize will allow Kenneth to create a new work for Germany’s national youth ballet based in Hamburg.   Kenneth […]

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Ballet Business | Fundraising

June 11, 2012

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Ballet Business | the business of fundraising “It’s my dream. There’s nothing else I want to do.”  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that. Dreams are vital and if you’ve got to the stage where you need to be thinking about fundraising – well done! The transition of dream to reality begins […]

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Northern Ballet in ‘Arts Troubleshooter’ documentary this weekend

May 21, 2012

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Michael Lynch, and Northern Ballet Dancers: Victoria Goldsmith, Josh Barwick, Hannah Bateman, Kenny Tindall, Stage at Theatre Royal in Newcastle - (C) Wall to Wall - Photographer: Dominique Belcourt

Northern Ballet in Arts Troubleshooter documentary Last week I reported that Northern Ballet were to feature in a BBC documentary called Arts Troubleshooter, to be broadcast this weekend. What’s in store ? The programme follows Michael Lynch, former Chief Executive of the Southbank Centre in London & the Opera House in Sydney, Australia, as he works […]

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Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre win Best Arts Project at the National Lottery Awards

November 7, 2011

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Northern Ballet media release 7 November 2011 For immediate release   Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre win Best Arts Project at the National Lottery Awards   Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre have won the National Lottery Award’s Best Arts Project 2011 for their new purpose-built headquarters in central Leeds. The award was announced on Saturday […]

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Northern Ballet launches ‘Sponsor a Dancer’ campaign

October 20, 2011

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Northern Ballet Media Release For Immediate Release 20 October 2011   Northern Ballet launches ‘Sponsor a Dancer’ campaign Northern Ballet has announced a new fundraising campaign which aims to fill a gap in government funding and ensure that the Company can retain its full complement of 40 dancers. The campaign was launched last night at […]

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