Tag Archives: Tim Mitchell

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 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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Scottish Ballet World Premiere Tour | A Streetcar Named Desire

February 15, 2012

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Tama Barry as Stanley and Eve Mutso as Blanche. Photograph by Graham Wylie

Scottish Ballet World Premiere Tour | A Streetcar Named Desire Sponsored by Adam & Company Direction Nancy Meckler Choreography Annabelle Lopez Ochoa Music Peter Salem Design Niki Turner Lighting Design Tim Mitchell Touring Glasgow / Edinburgh / London / Aberdeen / Inverness / Belfast April – May 2012 In the 65th anniversary year of Tennessee […]

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Northern Ballet announces Spring 2012 tour

December 23, 2011

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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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Northern Ballet | A Beauty of a Ballet

October 18, 2011

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Beauty and the Beast ballet dancers

Northern Ballet media release For immediate release October 2011   Northern Ballet | A Beauty of a Ballet   Northern Ballet is premiering its second new production of the year, Beauty & the Beast, at Leeds Grand Theatre this Christmas from 17 – 31 December. This follows the success of Cleopatra, which has taken over […]

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Northern Ballet’s Cleopatra tour & Projection Mapping

September 26, 2011

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Northern Ballet’s Cleopatra tour & Projection Mapping   Projection designs by Nina Dunn of creative agency Knifedge are to take centre stage when Northern Ballet’s acclaimed production of Cleopatra goes on tour to Nottingham, Woking and Norwich this Autumn. Since its premiere earlier this year, Northern Ballet’s new ballet has received much acclaim for its bold, modern […]

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The Queen of the ballet – BALLET NEWS WORLD EXCLUSIVE

November 17, 2010

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Cleopatra.  Her very name has stirred within you a reaction, no ?  Seductive, sensual Egypt mashed up against the male-dominated barbarism of ancient Rome.  The perfect incompatibility. David Nixon’s compelling interpretation of Cleopatra’s story for Northern Ballet casts a spotlight on her pivotal liaisons with Julius Caesar and Marc Antony, and on Monday night the […]

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