Northern Ballet Artistic Director David Nixon OBE and Premier Dancer Martha Leebolt in Cinderella rehearsals.
Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet Artistic Director David Nixon OBE and Premier Dancer Martha Leebolt in Cinderella rehearsals.

Photo Justin Slee.

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.

"To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak." - Indian Proverb
Dancers Abigail Prudames (left) and Dreda Blow (centre).
Photo Justin Slee.

"To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak." - Indian Proverb

Dancers Abigail Prudames (left) and Dreda Blow (centre).

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.

"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.

Northern Ballet dancers Michela Paolacci and Matthew Topliss looking on during rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.
Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancers Michela Paolacci and Matthew Topliss looking on during rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.

Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Dreda Blow relaxing between rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.
Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Dreda Blow relaxing between rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.

Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Martha Leebolt in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.
Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Martha Leebolt in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.

Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Abigail Prudames in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.
Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Abigail Prudames in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.

Photo Justin Slee.

A few of Northern Ballet’s dancers practicing their circus skills ready for the World Première of Cinderella in December 2013.

Dancers featured Ashley Dixon, Nicola Gervasi, Giuliano Contadini, Sean Bates, Joseph Taylor, Daniel de Andrade (Ballet Master), Sebastian Loe, Matthew Broadbent, Matthew Koon and Mlindi Kulashe.

Photos Justin Slee.