Our crew are preparing for another performance of Cleopatra at the Sheffield Lyceum tonight. ^D

Our crew are preparing for another performance of Cleopatra at the Sheffield Lyceum tonight. ^D

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).

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.

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.

Christopher Gable as Lowry in Gillian Lynne's A Simple Man filmed during filming for the BBC.
Photo Richard Farley, 1987.

Christopher Gable as Lowry in Gillian Lynne's A Simple Man filmed during filming for the BBC.

Photo Richard Farley, 1987.

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…

"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.

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.

Have a wonderful new year and 2014 for everyone at Northern Ballet!
Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Have a wonderful new year and 2014 for everyone at Northern Ballet!

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

Photo Emma Kauldhar.