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 dancer Martha Leebolt in 2008 waiting backstage as Titania in David Nixon's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Lisa Stonehouse.

Northern Ballet dancer Martha Leebolt in 2008 waiting backstage as Titania in David Nixon's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Lisa Stonehouse.

"Waiting for the right moment"
Northern Ballet dancers performing David Nixon's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo by Lisa Stonehouse, 2008.

"Waiting for the right moment"

Northern Ballet dancers performing David Nixon's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo by Lisa Stonehouse, 2008.

The fairies (Northern Ballet dancers) of David Nixon's A Midsummer Night’s Dream waiting for their cue. Photo Lisa Stonehouse.

The fairies (Northern Ballet dancers) of David Nixon's A Midsummer Night’s Dream waiting for their cue. Photo Lisa Stonehouse.

Northern Ballet dancer Hannah Bateman in the wings of Northern Ballet’s production of David Nixon’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Lisa Stonehouse.

Northern Ballet dancer Hannah Bateman in the wings of Northern Ballet’s production of David Nixon’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Lisa Stonehouse.