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Arts Council England’s analysis of its investment in large-scale opera and ballet

July 1, 2014

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Arts Council England’s analysis of its investment in large-scale opera and ballet Briefing and Outline  Background After the last investment round in 2012, the Arts Council identified the need for an analysis of its funding for large-scale opera and ballet companies.  We knew the companies had been under considerable financial stress in recent years, partly […]

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Arts Council England announces details of its investment plans for the next three years

July 1, 2014

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Arts Council England announces details of its investment plans for the next three years Today (1 July) Arts Council England announces details of its investment plans for the next three years including its new national portfolio of arts organisations and museums representing a major public investment in England’s arts and culture. These plans include: A […]

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Northern Ballet endorsed as key organisation in Arts Council England’s National Portfolio

July 1, 2014

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Northern Ballet endorsed as key organisation in Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Northern Ballet has received a 23% increase in its funding from Arts Council England and has secured a place as a National Portfolio Organisation for 2015-18. The increase represents an additional £550,000 for the Leeds-based company. Northern Ballet currently tours full-length ballets, mixed […]

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Ballet with bite: Northern Ballet’s Dracula returns to West Yorkshire Playhouse

June 30, 2014

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Ballet with bite: Northern Ballet’s Dracula returns to West Yorkshire Playhouse This autumn prepare for a performance with a dramatic bite that will leave you thirsty for more as Northern Ballet resurrects Dracula at the West Yorkshire Playhouses Artistic Director, David Nixon OBE, Dracula returns exclusively to Leeds from 5 – 13 September 2014. Last […]

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Ignite your imagination with Northern Ballet’s Summer Course

June 27, 2014

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Ignite your imagination with Northern Ballet’s Summer Course Northern Ballet is now taking bookings for their 2014 Summer Course for 6 – 13 year olds designed to get children moving during the summer holidays and give them the opportunity be creative and make new friends whilst experiencing and enjoying dance no matter what their level […]

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English National Ballet School | 25th Anniversary Summer Performances

June 17, 2014

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English National Ballet School | 25th Anniversary Summer Performances English National Ballet School is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. As we approach the end of our celebratory year we are delighted to announce that for this first time in our 25 year history we have graduating students joining all 5 UK ballet companies : English National Ballet, […]

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Northern Ballet welcomes new dancers this summer

June 11, 2014

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Northern Ballet welcomes new dancers this summer Northern Ballet will welcome 12 new dancers this summer and has also announced promotions for existing members of the Company. Adeline Kaiser (English Youth Ballet) will join the third year corps and Ayami Miyata (Singapore Dance Theatre) returns to Northern Ballet to join the second year corps having […]

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Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers to be staged on two sides of the globe this autumn

June 10, 2014

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Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers to be staged on two sides of the globe this autumn Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol and The Three Musketeers are to be staged by The Royal New Zealand Ballet and Alberta Ballet on opposite sides of the globe this autumn. The two companies are working […]

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Academy of Northern Ballet celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) programme

May 31, 2014

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Academy of Northern Ballet celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) programme with a fundraising Gala to support the dancing stars of the future The Academy of Northern Ballet is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its CAT professional programme with a summer garden themed fundraising Gala on 29 June 2014. The […]

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Nothern Ballet | Powerhouse of dance perform thrilling triple bill in Leeds

May 8, 2014

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Powerhouse of dance perform thrilling triple bill in Leeds Northern Ballet returns home in June with a showcase of established international and emerging choreographic talent, including the World Première of Kenneth Tindall’s The Architect. The Company will perform a Mixed Programme at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in its award-winning headquarters in Leeds from […]

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Northern Ballet welcomes two new board members

May 1, 2014

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Northern Ballet welcomes two new board members Northern Ballet has appointed Leeds and PartnersChief Executive, Lurene Joseph, and Sheffield TheatresArtistic Director, Daniel Evans, to its Board of Directors. Leeds-based Northern Ballet, which specialises in creating and performing full-length narrative ballets, is the fourth largest ballet company in England and the widest national touring ballet company […]

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Northern Ballet wins awards for its outstanding contribution to 2013 Family Arts Festival

April 30, 2014

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Northern Ballet wins awards for its outstanding contribution to 2013 Family Arts Festival Northern Ballet has received a Best Family Venue Award, Best Family Event Award and Best Family Welcome Award for the 2013 Family Arts Festival, with their performances of Three Little Pigs at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatreterm, the awards recognise the […]

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Northern Ballet announces enchanting new ballet for children

April 16, 2014

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Northern Ballet announces enchanting new ballet for children On the eve of the television broadcast of Three Little Pigs, Northern Ballet announces that their much-anticipated new ballet for children, Elves & the Shoemaker, will première in Leeds this October.  Elves & the Shoemaker is the latest in Northern Ballet’s award-winning series of Short Ballets for […]

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Northern Ballet’s Three Little Pigs on CBeebies

April 10, 2014

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CBeebies Three Little Pigs. Presented by Mr Bloom (Ben Faulks) with dancers from Northern Ballet. Straw Pig (Teresa Saavedra Bordes) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

  Northern Ballet’s Three Little Pigs on CBeebies This Easter, Three Little Pigs, presented my Mr Bloom with dancers from Northern Ballet will be broadcast on CBeebies on 21/4/2014.  

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Northern Ballet announces UK Première of Jean-Christophe Maillot’s, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo production of Romeo & Juliet

April 9, 2014

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Northern Ballet announces UK Première of Jean-Christophe Maillot’s, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo production of Romeo & Juliet Ahead of tonight’s Les Ballets de Monte Carlo’s UK Première of LAC (After Swan Lake) at the London Coliseum, Northern Ballet has announced that it will open its spring 2015 season with the UK Première of Jean-Christophe […]

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The Architect – Kenneth Tindall announces latest work for Northern Ballet’s Mixed Programme in Leeds

April 1, 2014

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Kenneth Tindall and Martha Leebolt Photograph : Cheryl Angear

The Architect – Kenneth Tindall announces latest work for Northern Ballet’s Mixed Programme in Leeds NorthernBallet’s Premier Dancer and up and coming British choreographer, Kenneth Tindall, has announced his latest work for the Leeds-based company. The Architect will première in Leeds at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre as part of Northern Ballet’s Mixed Programme […]

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Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation

March 25, 2014

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Picture Shows: Director General, Tony Hall - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation Introduction Arts will take centre-stage across the BBC with a new topical strand taking audiences to music and arts events across the UK; a new digital offering; closer engagement with artists and institutions; more distinctive arts content across all the BBC’s outlets; and stronger leadership […]

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Royal Television Society award nomination for Northern Ballet

March 12, 2014

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Royal Television Society award nomination for Northern Ballet The television adaptation of Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling has been nominated for a Royal Television Society programme award in the Children’s Fiction category. Ugly Duckling was Northern Ballet’s first ballet created for children and was choreographed by company dancers Dreda Blow and Sebastian Loe. The BAFTA award-winning […]

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Northern Ballet makes inaugural visit to the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Studio Theatre

March 7, 2014

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Northern Ballet dancers Tobias Batley and Dreda_Blow in Luminous Juncture Photo Emma Kauldhar

Northern Ballet makes inaugural visit to the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Studio Theatre Northern Ballet will make their first visit to the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Studio Theatre from 8 – 10  May with a Mixed Programme. The Leeds-based Company will hold four performances of their triple bill showcasing both established international and emerging choreographic […]

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Northern Ballet gains some new faces after student successes on Academy’s Graduate Professional Programme

March 3, 2014

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Northern Ballet gains some new faces after student successes on Academy’s Graduate Professional Programme Four Academy of Northern Ballet students are celebrating after being offered professional contracts with Northern Ballet after training on the Academy’s Graduate Professional Programme. The pioneering programme, the first of its kind in the UK, offers a final year of training […]

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