Northern Ballet dancer Pippa Moore performing pointe-perfect as Cinderella's step-mother.
Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancer Pippa Moore performing pointe-perfect as Cinderella's step-mother.

Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Darren Goldsmith as Ebenezer Scrooge being haunted by phantoms in Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol.
Photo Bill Cooper.

Darren Goldsmith as Ebenezer Scrooge being haunted by phantoms in Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol.

Photo Bill Cooper.

More photos from A Christmas Carol, about to go full swing into the autumn/winter 2013 tour…

Featured dancers Tobias Batley, Martin Bell, Victoria Sibson, Giuliano Contadini, Isabella Gasparini, Yi Song, John Hull and Darren Goldsmith.

Photos Bill Cooper.

Excerpts from Northern Ballet’s production of A Christmas Carol.

Ebenezer Scrooge photo by Jason Tozer, dancer Darren Goldsmith.

Principal dancers in this video…

This video filmed and edited by Pea and the Bighead Productions.

Live, laugh, love… Dance!
Northern Ballet dancers Antoinette Brooks-Daw (Hippolyta) and Darren Goldsmith (Nick Bottom) in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Live, laugh, love… Dance!

Northern Ballet dancers Antoinette Brooks-Daw (Hippolyta) and Darren Goldsmith (Nick Bottom) in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Photo Emma Kauldhar.

"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.

Time for #MondayMoves!
A double cabriole - cabriole means caper and is an allegro step in which the extended legs are beaten in the air.
Featuring Northern Ballet dancers Benjamin Mitchell (lifting) and Kevin Poeung (performing the double cabriole). Sequence taken from Northern Ballet’s I Got Rhythm.

Time for #MondayMoves!

A double cabriole - cabriole means caper and is an allegro step in which the extended legs are beaten in the air.

Featuring Northern Ballet dancers Benjamin Mitchell (lifting) and Kevin Poeung (performing the double cabriole). Sequence taken from Northern Ballet’s I Got Rhythm.

Bonne fête Nationale et chante La Marseillaise!
Northern Ballet Dancers Dreda Blow and Yi Song (retired) in A Tale of Two Cities. Photo Alastair Muir.

Bonne fĂȘte Nationale et chante La Marseillaise!

Northern Ballet Dancers Dreda Blow and Yi Song (retired) in A Tale of Two Cities. Photo Alastair Muir.

Northern Ballet Premier Dancer Pippa Moore as Giselle. Photos Bill Cooper, taken at Leeds Grand Theatre, 2011.
Staging by Yoko Ichino after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. Sets & costumes from English National Ballet.
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Love ballet. Love arabesque.
Northern Ballet dancers in Giselle. Photo Bill Cooper.
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Love ballet. Love arabesque.

Northern Ballet dancers in Giselle. Photo Bill Cooper.

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Northern Ballet dancers in Hans van Manen’s Concertante. We performed the Dance Master’s piece as part of a Mixed Programme at out home in Leeds. All photos Emma Kauldhar.

Dancers featured in the photos - Isaac Lee-Baker, Nicola Gervasi, Abigail Prudames, Martha Leebolt, Giuliano Contadini, Lori Gilchrist, Tobias Batley & Hannah Bateman.

A scene from Northern Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. Photo Bill Cooper.

A scene from Northern Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. Photo Bill Cooper.

Ashley Dixon and Martha Leebolt as the Beast and Beauty in David Nixon OBE's ballet Beauty & the Beast. Also featuring sprites performed by Ayana Kanda, Michela Paolacci & Christie Duncan. Photo Bill Cooper.

Ashley Dixon and Martha Leebolt as the Beast and Beauty in David Nixon OBE's ballet Beauty & the Beast. Also featuring sprites performed by Ayana Kanda, Michela Paolacci & Christie Duncan. Photo Bill Cooper.

One of my favourite images from Beauty & the Beast, after The Beast’s final transformation to a good and loving man with his Beauty in the moonset… (Photo Bill Cooper) (via Beauty & the Beast production images | Northern Ballet)

One of my favourite images from Beauty & the Beast, after The Beast’s final transformation to a good and loving man with his Beauty in the moonset… (Photo Bill Cooper) (via Beauty & the Beast production images | Northern Ballet)

Hannah Bateman as Ondine. Photo Martin Bell. (via Ondine production images | Northern Ballet)

Hannah Bateman as Ondine. Photo Martin Bell. (via Ondine production images | Northern Ballet)