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Cupcakes & Conversation with Dreda Blow, Soloist, Northern Ballet

June 20, 2013

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Dreda Blow as Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream Photo Jason Tozer

Cupcakes & Conversation with Dreda Blow, Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I really enjoy my work so I don’t really have trouble motivating myself on a Monday morning. It is, however, tough to get your motor running again after a few days off. I love breakfast and […]

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The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition

February 26, 2013

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Royal Ballet Artist Anna Rose O’Sullivan models acclaimed ballerina Nadia Nerina’s Fireworks costume. This costume from an unknown Kenneth MacMillan work (designed by Nicholas Georgiadis) will be displayed for the first time in a new retrospective exhibition at the Royal Opera House. Nadia Nerina: Principal Ballerina with The Royal Ballet 1947-1966 opens on 22 March and runs until August. Free admission.

The Royal Ballet | Nadia Nerina retrospective exhibition Acclaimed ballerina and pioneer of ballet on television celebrated in a retrospective exhibition: Nadia Nerina, Principal Ballet dancer with The Royal Ballet from 1947-1966 Royal Opera House, 22 March – 17 August 2013 Generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation  Nadia Nerina was a pioneer in the world […]

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Northern Ballet return to West Yorkshire Playhouse with Ondine

August 7, 2012

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Northern Ballet return to West Yorkshire Playhouse with Ondine   Northern Ballet starts its new season in its home city of Leeds with the UK première of David Nixon’s Ondine which will be performed at West Yorkshire Playhouse from 8 to 15 September.  This is a rare treat for classical ballet fans as the heartbreaking […]

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Northern Ballet announces season of mermaids, butterflies, fairies and fiends

June 27, 2012

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Northern Ballet's Ondine - Martha Leebolt as Ondine

Northern Ballet announces season of mermaids, butterflies, fairies and fiends Northern Ballet starts a new season in its home city of Leeds with the UK première of David Nixon’s Ondine, which will be performed at West Yorkshire Playhouse from 8 to 15 September.  This is a rare treat for classical ballet fans as the heartbreaking […]

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From Student to Star : Jonathan Hanks

October 6, 2009

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dancer receives Diploma

From Student to Star is a series of interviews featuring Graduates as they begin their professional careers, and will be following them regularly. I am delighted to show another specially commissioned drawing by Sarah, a naturally gifted artist, to introduce this latest interview series. Sarah’s brief was to depict the dancers’ progression from student to […]

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Ballet NEWS | THE Royal Ballet BP SUMMER BIG SCREENS 2009 & competition

May 5, 2009

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two dancers on stage

The following has been released today (I’ve kept in the Opera sections as I know they are of interest to some as well as the ballet) : FREE live opera and ballet on a record number of big screens around the UK from the Royal Opera House 42 screenings in 20 locations The Royal Opera […]

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