Pippa Moore and Hironao Takahahi in Company class. Photo Dolly Williams.

Pippa Moore and Hironao Takahahi in Company class. Photo Dolly Williams.

How many pointe shoes does a premier dancer use in a year? Pippa Moore answers…

Northern Ballet dancers Hannah Bateman and Jessica Morgan on stage at Bradford Alhambra Theatre stretching and warming up before Company Class. Photos Lisa Stonehouse, 2008.

Northern Ballet dancers taking class on stage in 2007, photo Merlin Hendy.

Northern Ballet dancers taking class on stage in 2007, photo Merlin Hendy.

You know you’re a ballet geek when…
Photo Merlin Hendy.

You know you’re a ballet geek when…

Photo Merlin Hendy.

At Northern Ballet’s home in Leeds our Academy runs many classes both open and professional for people of all ages and abilities. At the end of last term we spoke with members of the Over 55s class and they told us what they get out of the class from fitness and fun to friendships… Hope you enjoy!

(Source: northernballet.com)