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Northern Ballet welcomes new dancers

July 17, 2013

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Northern Ballet welcomes new dancers   Northern Ballet welcomes five new dancers to the Company for the autumn season and bids farewell to seven popular dancers, well-known to Northern Ballet audiences.   Lucia Solari will join the Company as a Soloist. Originally from Italy, Lucia is currently at Hamburg Ballet.  Northern Ballet also welcomes to […]

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Northern Ballet announces new programme for classical ballet graduates

March 27, 2013

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Northern Ballet announces new programme for classical ballet graduates   Northern Ballet is launching an exciting new finishing year course for ballet graduates, designed by David Nixon OBE, Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director and Director of Northern Ballet Academy and Yoko Ichino, Associate Director of Northern Ballet Academy, to help bridge the gap between leaving full-time […]

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Exposed : The ballet dancer capturing it all

July 24, 2012

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The ballet dancer’s snapshot Anecdotal evidence suggests that a higher than average proportion of professional ballet dancers use a camera (often a high-end model) as a hobby and a way of recording the backstage preparations and after-show celebrations. You often find dancers at the side of the stage capturing the action. It’s easy to see why; visual by nature, […]

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Ballet Business | You are what you eat

May 1, 2012

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Ballet Business | You are what you eat, especially as ballet dancers One issue remains in the headlines after the news was announced that Royal Ballet Principal Tamara Rojo had been appointed Artistic Director at English National Ballet (April 13th 2012) from September this year : eating disorders (ED) in ballet.  A subject rarely discussed openly, […]

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