Pippa Moore and Hironao Takahahi in Company class. Photo Dolly Williams.

Pippa Moore and Hironao Takahahi in Company class. Photo Dolly Williams.

How many pointe shoes does a premier dancer use in a year? Pippa Moore answers…

Northern Ballet dancer Kevin Poeung as the young Prince in David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.
Photo Bill Cooper.

Northern Ballet dancer Kevin Poeung as the young Prince in David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.

Photo Bill Cooper.

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.

Cinderella and her step-mother going pointe to pointe…
Northern Ballet dancers Pippa Moore and Martha Leebolt in David Nixon OBE's Cinderella.
Photo Bill Cooper.

Cinderella and her step-mother going pointe to pointe…

Northern Ballet dancers Pippa Moore and Martha Leebolt in David Nixon OBE's Cinderella.

Photo Bill Cooper.

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 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 Tobias Batley & Pippa Moore as Valmont & Tourvel in David Nixon's Dangerous Liaisons. Photo Merlin Hendy.

Northern Ballet dancers Tobias Batley & Pippa Moore as Valmont & Tourvel in David Nixon's Dangerous Liaisons. Photo Merlin Hendy.

Northern Ballet Dancer Pippa Moore performing a Relevé in Fifth.
Photo Merlin Hendy.

Northern Ballet Dancer Pippa Moore performing a Relevé in Fifth.

Photo Merlin Hendy.

Congratulations to the winner of our water ballerina caption competition, Jackie Powell. Pippa Moore (the dancer in the photo this image is based on) selected the winner.
Original photo from Giselle taken by Bill Cooper.

Congratulations to the winner of our water ballerina caption competition, Jackie Powell. Pippa Moore (the dancer in the photo this image is based on) selected the winner.

Original photo from Giselle taken by Bill Cooper.

From an original photo by Bill Cooper of Northern Ballet Dancer Pippa Moore playing the title role in Giselle.
What would your caption for this picture be?

From an original photo by Bill Cooper of Northern Ballet Dancer Pippa Moore playing the title role in Giselle.

What would your caption for this picture be?

"Dance is the hidden language of the soul." Martha Graham
Image - Northern Ballet Dancers Ashley Dixon & Pippa Moore, photo Justin Slee.

"Dance is the hidden language of the soul." Martha Graham

Image - Northern Ballet Dancers Ashley Dixon & Pippa Moore, photo Justin Slee.