Tensions are high after rehearsals in A Midsummer Night’s Dream…
Northern Ballet dancers in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Tensions are high after rehearsals in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Northern Ballet dancers in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

On Monday two of our dancers, Leading Soloist Hannah Bateman and Premier Dancer Kenneth Tindall, are as many questions as they can about what it to be a professional dancer, life on tour and (almost) anything you can think of… If you post questions here I’ll post back their answers :)

Please share so as many people as possible get to ask a question!

http://northernballet.com/index.php?q=ask-us-anything

Northern Ballet dancers in David Nixon’s The Great Gatsby. All photos Bill Cooper.

Full photoset here

On Wednesday 20 feb we held a preview event in London for The Great Gatsby. Here’s some photos from the event featuring Jay Gatsby, Daisy and Tom Buchanan as performed by Tobias Batley, Martha Leebolt and Kenneth Tindall respectively.

All photos Matthew Dickens.

Full gallery on northernballet.com

The Ultimate Form creatives & dancers. Piece premières Friday 31 January in Paris before getting it UK début this May at The Hepworth, Wakefield. Photos Darren Goldsmith. Group photo Kenneth Tindall (front) and Hannah Bateman, Michela Paolacci, Nicola Gervasi, Jessica Morgan, Linder Sterling, Pam Hogg, Kevin Poeung, Joshua Barwick and Victoria Sibson. (via Artistic collaboration produces The Ultimate Form | Northern Ballet)

Kenny working on new moves in the office…

Kenny working on new moves in the office…

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One of my favourite images from Beauty & the Beast, after The Beast’s final transformation to a good and loving man with his Beauty in the moonset… (Photo Bill Cooper) (via Beauty & the Beast production images | Northern Ballet)

One of my favourite images from Beauty & the Beast, after The Beast’s final transformation to a good and loving man with his Beauty in the moonset… (Photo Bill Cooper) (via Beauty & the Beast production images | Northern Ballet)

Our Kenny having his photo taken for the new season’sprogrammes/website… Or his he auditioning for America’s Next Top Model? (via Ow.ly - image uploaded by @northernballet)

Our Kenny having his photo taken for the new season’sprogrammes/website… Or his he auditioning for America’s Next Top Model? (via Ow.ly - image uploaded by @northernballet)

Filmed at Leeds Grand Theatre in March 2012, this footage from David Nixon’s acclaimed production of Madame Butterfly performed by Northern Ballet dancers to live music from the Northern Ballet Sinfonia. Featuring Keiko Amemori as Butterfly, Kenneth Tindall as Pinkerton and Martha Leebolt as Kate alongside Northern Ballet dancers bringing this tragic tale to life.

Tobias Batley, Victoria Sibson, Hannah Bateman, Martha Leebolt & Giuliano Contadini in Kenneth Tindall’s Project #1 - photo Brian Slater (via Perpetual Motion Photography :: Northern Ballet)

Tobias Batley, Victoria Sibson, Hannah Bateman, Martha Leebolt & Giuliano Contadini in Kenneth Tindall’s Project #1 - photo Brian Slater (via Perpetual Motion Photography :: Northern Ballet)