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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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first direct increases sponsorship of Northern Ballet

June 21, 2013

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Northern Ballet Dancers Mariana Rodrigues and Olivia Holland with children from first direct crèche, left to right Anna James, Eleni Kanakari, Violet Beddall and Lottie King

first direct increases sponsorship of Northern Ballet In a challenging climate for arts and culture funding, Leeds-based bank first direct, has announced that it will extend its sponsorship of internationally acclaimed Northern Ballet, continuing the successful partnership which started in 2010. To launch the sponsorship and in honour of midsummer’s day on Monday 24 June, Northern […]

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Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers for next season

June 29, 2012

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Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers for next season   Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers to the Company for the autumn season and bids a sad farewell to three popular dancers, well-known to Northern Ballet audiences.   Five additions to the corps de ballet include Jessica Cohen from California and a graduate of the […]

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Tulips by Tracy blossom in the ballet studio

June 28, 2012

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Tulips by Tracy blossom in ballet studios around the world In May I introduced you to a wonderful new venture by Barcelona Ballet’s Tracy Jones – her hand-made ballet skirts called Tulips after the shape of the skirts when they are unfurled. Tracy’s company, Tulips by Tracy, has gone from strength to strength and you can currently […]

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National Youth Ballet | Ballet Chocolat reviewed plus Ballet News presents a British Sign Language Interpretation for the first time!

September 12, 2011

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Ballet Chocolat National Youth Ballet Sadlers Wells London Sunday, September 11th 2011 The first thing to say is that I echo fellow NYB first timer, Wayne McGregor (resident choreographer at The Royal Ballet) who said on stage at the end of this performance that he was “blown away” by the talent, passion and dedication shown […]

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Ballet Chocolat

July 6, 2011

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Every now and then (but nowhere near often enough) something innovative catches my eye and I just have to break the Ballet News rules !  This is one such occassion. The National Youth Ballet is not a vocational school or ballet company, rather it’s dancers are yound dance students who have often gone on to […]

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