Northern Ballet - Being Cleopatra
Dancers Martha Leebolt and Hannah Bateman say what it is like performing Cleopatra with excerpts of rehearsals.
Northern Ballet's Cinderella - TV spot
Northern Ballet's Cinderella premièred in December 2013 at Leeds Grand Theatre and in 2014 tours to Edinburgh, Hull, Cardiff, Norwich, Newcastle, Belfast, Manchester and Sheffield.
Find out more at http://northernballet.com/cinderella
See the full tour at http://northernballet.com/whatson
Northern Ballet's A Midsummer Night's Dream
Short trailer for David Nixon's ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Touring spring 2014 to Norwich, Milton Keynes and Southampton.
In the production music is played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, in the trailer music via archive.org
Pippa's Pointe - how many pointe shoes?
Northern Ballet premier dancer Pippa Moore tells us how many pointe shoes she uses in a year.
Music Dan-O at http://danosongs.com - Everything Begins
Cinderella footage filmed by Pea and the Bighead productions
Northern Ballet - Cinderella
Set in Imperial Russia at a time when superstitious people believe in the possibility of magic, Northern Ballet's new adaptation of this classic fairytale sees heartbreak turn to joy as the unstoppable power of young love conquers all.
Featuring a brand new score by Philip Feeney played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia and breathtaking sets by Duncan Hayler (Northern Ballet's productions of Beauty & the Beast and A Midsummer Night's Dream).
For tour dates and more information http://northernballet.com/?q=cinderella
Northern Ballet dancers http://northernballet.com/?q=dancers
Northern Ballet - Richard Pinner, Magic Man
Richard Pinner is the magic consultant for our new ballet, Cinderella.
Magic is weaved into the story in a way you have never seen before - there's no pantomime pumpkin to coach effects but much more subtle.
Find out more about Northern Ballet's new production of David Nixon's Cinderella http://northernballet.com/?q=cinderella
When the Circus came to Northern Ballet
Northern Ballet dancers have been learning some new skills ready for the première of David Nixon's new ballet, Cinderella.
Greentop Circus [http://www.greentop.org/] came to our home in Leeds to teach us stilt-walking, poi, diabolo, flower sticks, juggling and more!
* Find out more about Cinderella http://northernballet.com/cinderella
* See our full tour http://northernballet.com/whatson
* Book for the première run at Leeds Grand Theatre Dec-Jan http://bit.ly/1gdZEx1
Dancers' favourite moments of A Christmas Carol - Northern Ballet
Northern Ballet dancers tell us what their favourite parts of A Christmas Carol to watch and perform.
With clips from the production the dancers interviewed are (in order of appearance) Mariana Rodrigues, John Hull, Antoinette Brooks-Daw, Matthew Broadbent, Abigail Prudames and Martha Leebolt.
More on our ballet, A Christmas Carol http://northernballet.com/christmas
Northern Ballet - A Christmas Carol excerpts
Northern Ballet's a Christmas Carol is touring in 2013 to...
Canterbury Marlowe Theatre - 29 Oct - 2 Nov
Sheffield, Lyceum Theatre, 5 - 9 Nov
Bradford, Alhambra Theatre, 13 - 16 Nov
Manchester, Palace Theatre 19 - 23 Nov
Christmas is never far away with with Northern Ballet's heart-warming and hugely popular adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale.
With colourful sets & costumes by Olivier Award winning Lez Brotherston and music from Carl Davis. Choreography by Massimo Moricone and directed by Christopher Gable, keep a look out for this production touring to a theatre near you.
More information http://northernballet.com/christmas
Northern Ballet's tour http://northernballet.com/whatson
This video filmed and edited by Pea and the Bighead Productions (http://www.peaandthebighead.co.uk/). Ebenezer Scrooge photo by Jason Tozer, dancer Darren Goldsmith.
Principal dancers in this video...
Scrooge - Sebastian Loe
Bob Cratchit - Javier Torres
The Ghost of Christmas Past - Pippa Moore
Belle - Martha Leebolt
Young Scrooge - Tobias Batley
The Ghost of Christmas Present - Isaac Lee-Baker
Mrs Cratchit - Jessica Morgan
The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come - Joseph Taylor
The Big Give - 5, 6 & 7 December 2013
This year we are delighted that Northern Ballet's Sponsor A Dancer campaign has been selected to participate in The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2013.
You can double your support for Sponsor A Dancer by taking part and help finance the future of the Northern Ballet.
The Big Give is an annual match funding event. On 5, 6 & 7 December any money you donate to us, including the renewal of your Sponsor A Dancer donation, could be doubled.
More information http://northernballet.com/biggive
Sponsor A Dancer http://northernballet.com/sponsoradancer
Northern Ballet - Three Little Pigs excerpts
Excerpts from our new ballet for Children, Three Little Pigs, featuring dancers Mlindi Kulashe, Teresa Saavedra-Bordes, Mariana Rodrigues, Matthew Topliss and Olivia Holland.
Three Little Pigs begins its run in Leeds in October 2013 before going on tour to venues across England & Scotland in 2014.
Choreography Hannah Bateman & Victoria Sibson
Music arranged by John Longstaff
A Christmas Carol TV Spot - Northern Ballet
Northern Ballet's acclaimed production of A Christmas Carol returns to venues across England this season...
Norwich, Theatre Royal - Wed 9 - Sat 12 October - 01603 630 000
Canterbury, Marlowe Theatre - Tue 29 Oct - Sat 2 Nov - 01227 787787
Sheffield, Lyceum Theatre - Tue 5 - Sat 9 November - 0114 249 6000
Bradford, Alhambra Theatre - Wed 13 - Sat 16 November - 01274 432 000
Manchester Palace Theatre - Tue 19 - Sat 23 November - 0844 871 3019
Full details and more at http://northernballet.com/carol
Dancers' favourite moments of A Midsummer Night's Dream
Northern Ballet dancers tell us their favourite moments in David Nixon's ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Featuring dancers (in order of appearance) Martha Leebolt, Abigail Prudames, Matthew Broadbent, John Hull, Mariana Rodrigues, Tobias Batley and Antoinette Brooks-Daw.
More information on A Midsummer Night's Dream: http://northernballet.com/midsummer
Northern Ballet dancers http://northernballet.com/dancers