The arches of Graduate Professional Programme student Dominique Larose. Photo Martin Bell.

The arches of Graduate Professional Programme student Dominique Larose. Photo Martin Bell.

Pretty little maids all in a row…
Photo courtesy of Hannah Bateman. (@hannah14bateman on Twitter).

Pretty little maids all in a row…

Photo courtesy of Hannah Bateman. (@hannah14bateman on Twitter).

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

The Second of February is Tutu Day!
Dancers John Hull & Keiko Amemori as Solar and Nikiya in La Bayadère. Photo Bill Cooper.

The Second of February is Tutu Day!

Dancers John Hull & Keiko Amemori as Solar and Nikiya in La Bayadère. Photo Bill Cooper.

The Doctor Dances!
via http://cheezburger.com/8025510912

The Doctor Dances!

via http://cheezburger.com/8025510912

Hironao Takahashi, Jonny Ollivier and David Paul Kierce in The Three Musketeers.
Photo Merlin Hendy.

Hironao Takahashi, Jonny Ollivier and David Paul Kierce in The Three Musketeers.

Photo Merlin Hendy.

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.

Michela Paolacci as Tinkerbell in Peter Pan, a ballet by Northern Ballet.
Photo Alastair Muir.

Michela Paolacci as Tinkerbell in Peter Pan, a ballet by Northern Ballet.

Photo Alastair Muir.

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

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 Tobias Batley as The Prince in David Nixon OBE's new ballet of Cinderella.
Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancer Tobias Batley as The Prince in David Nixon OBE's new ballet of Cinderella.

Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancer Kevin Poeung as the young Prince in David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.
Photo Bill Cooper.

Northern Ballet dancer Kevin Poeung as the young Prince in David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.

Photo Bill Cooper.

"Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion" Martha Graham.
Dancer Martha Leebolt in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's Cinderella.
Photo Justin Slee.

"Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion" Martha Graham.

Dancer Martha Leebolt in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's Cinderella.

Photo Justin Slee.

Have a very Merry Christmas from all at Northern Ballet…
Dancers Tobias Batley & Martha Leebolt. Photo Bill Cooper.

Have a very Merry Christmas from all at Northern Ballet…

Dancers Tobias Batley & Martha Leebolt. Photo Bill Cooper.