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.

Northern Ballet dancers Jeremy Curnier, Tobias Batley and Pippa Moore in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancers Jeremy Curnier, Tobias Batley and Pippa Moore in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancers Pippa Moore & Tobias Batley in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancers Pippa Moore & Tobias Batley in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancer Pippa Moore as Helena in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancer Pippa Moore as Helena in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancer Kevin Poeung as Puck in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancer Kevin Poeung as Puck in David Nixon OBE's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

The latest Monday Moves; this week the brilliant Victoria Sibson in attitude derrière from an image by Merlin Hendy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

The latest Monday Moves; this week the brilliant Victoria Sibson in attitude derrière from an image by Merlin Hendy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Northern Ballet dancers Pippa Moore, Tobias Batley and Dreda Blow performing to improvised dialogue instead of to music during rehearsals for A Midsummer Night’s Dream to help them better understand the intentions of their characters.

Keep watching after the dance has finished to hear Artistic Director David Nixon OBE better explain…

Northern Ballet Dancers Pippa Moore & Ashley Dixon in David Nixon OBE’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
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Photo Jason Tozer.

Northern Ballet Dancers Pippa Moore & Ashley Dixon in David Nixon OBE’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Photo Jason Tozer.

Northern Ballet dancers Pippa Moore & Ashley Dixon as Titania & Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Jason Tozer.

Northern Ballet dancers Pippa Moore & Ashley Dixon as Titania & Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo Jason Tozer.