Tag Archives: The Great Gatsby

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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Giuliano Contadini, Soloist, Northern Ballet

January 6, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Giuliano Contadini, Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My special protein shake. It wakes me up much faster than my alarm. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? It’s the […]

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Awards and accolades for Northern Ballet

November 12, 2013

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Awards and accolades for Northern Ballet   Northern Ballet has received the 2013 White Rose Tourism Awards for Arts and Culture.  The award comes just days after it was revealed that Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director David Nixon OBE has been nominated for Best Classical Choreography for The Great Gatsby at the 2014 National Dance Awards. […]

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Northern Ballet scoops national marketing award

October 21, 2013

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Northern Ballet scoops national marketing award Northern Ballet has won the achievement in marketing category at the 2013 UK Theatre awards. The awards ceremony took place yesterday during a star-studded lunch at London’s Guildhall. The UK Theatre Awards are the only nationwide Awards to honour outstanding achievement in regional theatre throughout England, Scotland, Wales and […]

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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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Swan Lake illustrations inspired by English National Ballet’s production which opens tonight

June 12, 2013

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Swan Lake illustrations inspired by English National Ballet’s production which opens tonight Tonight English National Ballet open with Swan Lake in-the-round at the Royal Albert Hall, and to celebrate this landmark production with 60 swans on stage together, Ballet News releases the latest Limited Edition illustrations as part of my collaboration with Berenice Berelli. The Swan Lake theme […]

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Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby | Illustrated

May 14, 2013

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Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby | Illustrated Regulars among you will know that Ballet News has been collaborating with Berenice Berelli for some time now. Today I want to offer you the latest Limited Edition and exclusive collection based on Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby, which opens at Sadlers Wells in London this week. Inspired by Principals Martha […]

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Northern Ballet focuses spotlight on emerging and established international talent

April 15, 2013

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Northern Ballet focuses spotlight on emerging and established international talent Northern Ballet returns home in June with a showcase of outstanding emerging and established international choreography. The Company will perform a mixed programme at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in its award-winning headquarters in Leeds from Wednesday 5 to Sunday 9 June.   Following […]

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Ballet Backstage | Northern Ballet’s launch of The Great Gatsby part 2

February 21, 2013

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Ballet Backstage | Northern Ballet’s launch of The Great Gatsby part 2 Last night I published part one of the London launch of Northern Ballet’s preview of The Great Gatsby, coming your way in March. Today I want to highlight the dancer/actors of the company and these photographs showcase the drama, seduction and danger of the […]

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Ballet Backstage | Northern Ballet launches The Great Gatsby

February 20, 2013

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Martha Leebolt and Tobias Batley. Photograph Cheryl Angear

Northern Ballet launches The Great Gatsby with London preview There were diamonds on the tables, feathers in the air and a buzz in the crowd for the London launch of Northern Ballet’s new work, The Great Gatsby, which premieres in Leeds on Saturday 2nd March 2013. We were treated to three scenes from the ballet, […]

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Northern Ballet announces new Chair

January 28, 2013

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Northern Ballet announces new Chair   Northern Ballet is delighted to announce that Sir David Wootton will become its new Chair.   Bradford-born Sir David served as Lord Mayor of the City of London and elected head of the City of London Corporation from November 2011 to November 2012. During his year in office as […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Morgan, Northern Ballet

November 29, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Morgan, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Not much! I am definitely not a morning person! However, once I have managed to peel myself from my bed and had my morning coffee I become excited about the prospect of another inspiring and creative week. It […]

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Sadler’s Wells Spring 2013 Season

November 14, 2012

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rtha Leebolt & Tobias Batley as Daisy & Gatsby in David Nixon's The Great Gatsby. Photo Jason Tozer.

Sadler’s Wells Spring 2013 Season The Spring 2013 season at Sadler’s Wells is on sale, and there are some treats in store. The National Ballet of Canada will dance Alexei Ratmansky’s Romeo & Juliet from Wednesday 17th-Sunday 21st April, with tickets from £12 to £45. The London Children’s Ballet present The Secret Garden, choreographed by […]

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Northern Ballet to stage American classic The Great Gatsby

October 4, 2012

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Northern Ballet to stage American classic The Great Gatsby Northern Ballet’s new full length production, The Great Gatsby, is the must see ballet for 2013. With choreography, direction and costumes by Artistic Director David Nixon OBE, co-direction by Patricia Doyle and sets by Jerôme Kaplan, The Great Gatsby promises to be a stunning retelling of […]

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Northern Ballet BBC documentary to be broadcast in May

May 16, 2012

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Northern Ballet BBC documentary to be broadcast in May   A documentary featuring Northern Ballet is to be broadcast on BBC2 on Saturday 26 May at 8.15pm. ‘Arts Troubleshooter’ is a two-part series which sees arts expert Michael Lynch[1] at two unique English arts organisations facing serious challenges. The first programme in the series follows […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES EXPANDED 2012.2013 SEASON: SEDUCTION

April 15, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES EXPANDED 2012.2013 SEASON: SEDUCTION   The Washington Ballet’s American Experience Initiative Includes the World Premiere of Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises   The Washington Ballet Increases Season to Include a Two-Week Run of Dracula at The Kennedy Center; a Fifth Subscription Gala Performance Program –Tour-de-Force; and Sunday Evening Subscriptions Season Includes […]

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Northern Ballet to stage American classic The Great Gatsby

March 26, 2012

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Northern Ballet to stage American classic The Great Gatsby Northern Ballet is thrilled to announce an exciting new full-length ballet, The Great Gatsby, for 2013.   Choreographed by David Nixon OBE, the ballet will be adapted from the classic novel by F Scott Fitzgerald. On New York’s Long Island, in the heady, indulgent days of […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2011.2012 SEASON: SPELLBOUND

April 6, 2011

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2011.2012 SEASON: SPELLBOUND Season features a return to the Kennedy Center for all 4-Series Performances! WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announces its 2011.2012 Season: SPELLBOUND. Featuring a diverse repertoire of company and world premieres designed to enthrall the imaginations of audiences, the 4-Series subscription season is entirely presented at […]

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