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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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Northern Ballet’s Madame Butterfly

February 6, 2012

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Ayana Kanda as Butterfly in Northern Ballet’s Madame Butterfly. Photo by Jason Tozer

Northern Ballet’s Madame Butterfly Northern Ballet media release For immediate release 6th February 2012 Northern Ballet to perform classic tragedy Madame Butterfly Northern Ballet is performing Madame Butterfly at the Leeds Grand Theatre from 29 February to 10 March, following successful performances of the production in Beijing last year. Madame Butterfly is directed and choreographed […]

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Northern Ballet announces Spring 2012 tour

December 23, 2011

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ballet dancers on stage

Northern Ballet announces Spring 2012 tour Northern Ballet will be bringing fairytale magic, Japanese beauty and the roaring twenties to theatres across the UK this Spring. The spring tour will open with Perpetual Motion, the Company’s first programme of short dance pieces in their new home, at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in Leeds […]

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Ballet NEWS | BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET SCOOPS PRESTIGIOUS THE SOUTH BANK SHOW AWARD

January 27, 2010

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dancer dressed as Geisha

I’m sure you’ll all join me in congratulating Birmingham Royal Ballet on their much deserved win.  I saw this programme last year and regular readers will recall my surprise at being almost catapulted from my seat in The Manhattan Project.  The ballet is adventurous and engaging, with great use of the stage from the dancers as you’d […]

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