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…

Rehearsal photographs from The Great Gatsby taken by Justin Slee in January 2013. Dancers featured - Pippa Moore, Ashley Dixon, Victoria Sibson, Hannah Bateman, Sebastian Loe, Benjamin Mitchell, Martha Leebolt, Tobias Batley, Julie Charlet & Javier Torres.