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What Used To, No Longer Is | Audio Described

Olivier Award-winning Ballet Black artist Mthuthuzeli November makes his choreographic debut for Northern Ballet with original dance film What Used To, No Longer Is.

Choreographed and created entirely remotely in a Northern Ballet first, this new work explores the evolution of life, the passing of time and the human response to the beauty of an ever-growing life, even in the most difficult of circumstances.

A Northern Ballet Original Dance Film.

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Creative Direction & Choreography
Film Direction
Cinematography Direction and Realisation
  • Emily Nuttall
  • Riku Ito
Post Production
  • Emily Nuttall
Lighting Design
Costume Design & Realisation
  • Carley Marsh
Mask Design & Realisation
  • Harriet Rogers
Makeup & Hair Design
  • Harriet Rogers
  • Mthuthuzeli November
Behind the Scenes
  • Amy Kelly
Audio Description
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And Jane & Alan Foale.

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Photo Emily Nuttall.