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Royal Television Society award nomination for Northern Ballet

March 12, 2014

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Royal Television Society award nomination for Northern Ballet The television adaptation of Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling has been nominated for a Royal Television Society programme award in the Children’s Fiction category. Ugly Duckling was Northern Ballet’s first ballet created for children and was choreographed by company dancers Dreda Blow and Sebastian Loe. The BAFTA award-winning […]

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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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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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Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling takes to the road

February 9, 2013

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Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling takes to the road

Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling takes to the road  Following sell-out performances in Leeds, Northern Ballet’s first short ballet for small people, Ugly Duckling, begins an extensive tour to theatres across the North of England from 12 March.   Choreographed by Northern Ballet dancers Dreda Blow and Sebastian Loe, Ugly Duckling received rave reviews from audiences […]

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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 | Exciting new dance in Leeds

September 30, 2012

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Northern Ballet | Exciting new dance in Leeds Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre hosts an innovative programme of exciting ballet and contemporary dance this season. A combination of brand new work and renowned pieces from established to emerging talent make this season unmissable. Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling is a must. From 29 October – 02 […]

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Northern Ballet | Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre announce new season of dance, comedy and music

July 5, 2012

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Northern Ballet | Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre announce new season of dance, comedy and music   Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre is excited to announce a superb new season of dance, comedy and music for autumn 2012. The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre is situated inside Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre’s home on […]

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Northern Ballet awarded funding for 3 year programme of ballets for children

June 27, 2012

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Northern Ballet awarded funding for 3 year programme of ballets for children   Northern Ballet has been awarding funding from Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring fund to create a three-year programme of small scale family productions and to tour each to 15 venues across the North of England. Accompanied by an audience engagement programme, the […]

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Northern Ballet announce first short ballet for small people

June 12, 2012

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Northern Ballet announce first short ballet for small people   Ugly Duckling, Northern Ballet’s first short ballet for small people, will be performed in Leeds this autumn. Supported by Leeds Inspired the project is designed to encourage children to see their first ballet and introduce young families across Leeds to Northern Ballet. Ugly Duckling will […]

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Northern Ballet dancer Kenneth Tindall nominated at International Competition for Choreographers

May 14, 2012

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Kenneth Tindall

Northern Ballet dancer Kenneth Tindall nominated at International Competition for Choreographers Northern Ballet Premier Dancer Kenneth Tindall has been invited to compete for an award at the 26th International Competition for Choreographers in Hannover for his debut choreography Project #1. Originally created for a Northern Ballet Choreographic Workshop performance in the summer of 2011, Project […]

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