Our crew are preparing for another performance of Cleopatra at the Sheffield Lyceum tonight. ^D

Our crew are preparing for another performance of Cleopatra at the Sheffield Lyceum tonight. ^D

Only 31 days sleeps until #Cleopatra is back! (not that we are counting or anything)Martha Leebolt & Javier Torres as Cleopatra & Caesar in David Nixon’s Cleopatra. Photo Bill Cooper. http://northernballet.com/cleopatra

Only 31 days sleeps until #Cleopatra is back! (not that we are counting or anything)

Martha Leebolt & Javier Torres as Cleopatra & Caesar in David Nixon’s Cleopatra. Photo Bill Cooper. 
http://northernballet.com/cleopatra

Premier Dancer Martha Leebolt and Artistic Director David Nixon OBE in rehearsals for Cleopatra.
Photo Justin Slee.

Premier Dancer Martha Leebolt and Artistic Director David Nixon OBE in rehearsals for Cleopatra.

Photo Justin Slee.

Isabella Gasparini and Jeremy Curnier in Claude-Michel Schönberg and David Nixon's Cleopatra.
Original photo Justin Slee.

Isabella Gasparini and Jeremy Curnier in Claude-Michel Schönberg and David Nixon's Cleopatra.

Original photo Justin Slee.

We’ve a busy year ahead with Cinderella, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cleopatra, Three Little Pigs, a Mixed Programme, Dracula, The Great Gatsby, a new ballet for children, and Peter Pan.
Hope you can join us…
Photos Bill Cooper, Emma Kauldhar, Brian Slater, Merlin Hendy and Alistair Muir.

We’ve a busy year ahead with Cinderella, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cleopatra, Three Little Pigs, a Mixed Programme, Dracula, The Great Gatsby, a new ballet for children, and Peter Pan.

Hope you can join us…

Photos Bill Cooper, Emma Kauldhar, Brian Slater, Merlin Hendy and Alistair Muir.

Northern Ballet dancer Martha Leebolt.

Also featuring dancers Tobias Batley, Giuliano Contadini and Benjamin Mitchell.

Photos by Bill Cooper, Emma Kauldhar & Brian Slater from productions Cleopatra, Beauty & the Beast, The Great Gatsby, Project #1 and I Got Rhythm.

We asked Twitter to tell us which production from the last few years we should post an image from, in six minutes there were six different titles so here’s six photos from six productions… Cleopatra, The Great Gatsby, Beauty & the Beast, Madame Butterfly, The Nutcracker & Wuthering Heights.

Dancers include Hironao Takahashi (Octavian), Victoria Sibson (Myrtle), Ashley Dixon (The Beast), Martha Leebolt (Beauty), Georgina May (Kate and Cathy), Tobias Batley (Pinkerton and Heathcliff) and John Hull.

Photos Bill Cooper and Merlin Hendy.

"Real men don’t lift weights, they lift you!"
Northern Ballet Dancers Martha Leebolt & Tobias Batley as Cleopatra & Mark Antony in Claude-Michel Schönberg & David Nixon’s ballet Cleopatra.

"Real men don’t lift weights, they lift you!"

Northern Ballet Dancers Martha Leebolt & Tobias Batley as Cleopatra & Mark Antony in Claude-Michel Schönberg & David Nixon’s ballet Cleopatra.