More photos from A Christmas Carol, about to go full swing into the autumn/winter 2013 tour…

Featured dancers Tobias Batley, Martin Bell, Victoria Sibson, Giuliano Contadini, Isabella Gasparini, Yi Song, John Hull and Darren Goldsmith.

Photos Bill Cooper.

A short clip from David Nixon OBE's ballet of A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Tobias Batley as Oberon and Kevin Poeung as Puck.

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.

"There are shortcuts to happiness and dancing is one of them.” - Vicki Baum.
Northern Ballet dancers Georgina May (retired) and Tobias Batley in David Nixon OBE's Wuthering Heights. Photo Merlin Hendy.

"There are shortcuts to happiness and dancing is one of them.” - Vicki Baum.

Northern Ballet dancers Georgina May (retired) and Tobias Batley in David Nixon OBE's Wuthering Heights. Photo Merlin Hendy.

Publicity shots from our new production, The Great Gatsby. Northern Ballet dancers Martha Leebolt & Tobias Batley. Photos Jason Tozer.

Martha Leebolt & Tobias Batley as Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby. Publicity photo for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, The Great Gatsby. Photo by Jason Tozer.(via The Great Gatsby Photoshoot | Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby)

Martha Leebolt & Tobias Batley as Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby. Publicity photo for David Nixon OBE's new ballet, The Great Gatsby. Photo by Jason Tozer.(via The Great Gatsby Photoshoot | Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby)

Another photo from The Great Gatsby photoshoot - it doesn’t première till March 2013 but can hardly wait!! (via The Great Gatsby Photoshoot | Northern Ballet)

Another photo from The Great Gatsby photoshoot - it doesn’t première till March 2013 but can hardly wait!! (via The Great Gatsby Photoshoot | Northern Ballet)

Tobias Batley as Pinkerton with Pippa Moore as Butterfly. Photo Merlin Hendy. (via Madame Butterfly production images | Northern Ballet)

Tobias Batley as Pinkerton with Pippa Moore as Butterfly. Photo Merlin Hendy. (via Madame Butterfly production images | Northern Ballet)

Tobias Batley & Martha Leebolt as Brand & Ondine. Photo by Jason Tozer. More images and info at http://northernballet.com/Ondine

Tobias Batley & Martha Leebolt as Brand & Ondine. Photo by Jason Tozer. More images and info at http://northernballet.com/Ondine

(Source: )