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).

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.

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.

Photo Lisa Stonehouse.

Photo Lisa Stonehouse.

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

Northern Ballet dancers Tobias Batley as the Prince, Martha Leebolt as Cinderella and Hironao Takahashi as The Magician in David Nixon OBE's new ballet.
Photo Emma Kauldhar.

Northern Ballet dancers Tobias Batley as the Prince, Martha Leebolt as Cinderella and Hironao Takahashi as The Magician in David Nixon OBE's new ballet.

Photo Emma Kauldhar.

"Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion" Martha Graham.
Dancer Martha Leebolt in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's Cinderella.
Photo Justin Slee.

"Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion" Martha Graham.

Dancer Martha Leebolt in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's Cinderella.

Photo Justin Slee.

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.

Northern Ballet dancer Martha Leebolt as Cinderella in David Nixon OBE's new ballet.
Photo Bill Cooper.

Northern Ballet dancer Martha Leebolt as Cinderella in David Nixon OBE's new ballet.

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.

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 Martha Leebolt and Tobias Batley as Cinderella and Prince Mikhail in David Nixon OBE's Cinderella.
Photo Bill Cooper.

Northern Ballet dancers Martha Leebolt and Tobias Batley as Cinderella and Prince Mikhail in David Nixon OBE's Cinderella.

Photo Bill Cooper.

Northern Ballet dancers Ashley Dixon & Rachael Gillespie in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new production of Cinderella.
Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancers Ashley Dixon & Rachael Gillespie in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new production of Cinderella.

Photo Justin Slee.