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.

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.

Happy thanksgiving to all our American dancers, musicians, friends and fans everywhere!
Photo Bill Cooper, dancers Tobias Batley and Martha Leebolt in David Nixon OBE's The Great Gatsby.

Happy thanksgiving to all our American dancers, musicians, friends and fans everywhere!

Photo Bill Cooper, dancers Tobias Batley and Martha Leebolt in David Nixon OBE's The Great Gatsby.

Northern Ballet dancer Dreda Blow relaxing between rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.
Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Dreda Blow relaxing between rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.

Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Martha Leebolt in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.
Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Martha Leebolt in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.

Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Abigail Prudames in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.
Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancer Abigail Prudames in rehearsals for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.

Photo Justin Slee.

Northern Ballet dancers Isaac Lee-Baker & Michela Paolacci in David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.
Photo Jason Tozer.

Northern Ballet dancers Isaac Lee-Baker & Michela Paolacci in David Nixon OBE's new ballet, Cinderella.

Photo Jason Tozer.

A photo for #TutuTuesday!
Northern Ballet dancers performing on stage at Leeds Grand Theatre in 2009 for our 40th Anniversary Gala. Photo Bill Cooper.

A photo for #TutuTuesday!

Northern Ballet dancers performing on stage at Leeds Grand Theatre in 2009 for our 40th Anniversary Gala. Photo Bill Cooper.