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Joseph Taylor as Wadjet in a photoshoot image for Northern Ballet's 50th anniversary. Photo Guy Farrow.


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Premier Dancer Javier Torres to retire from Northern Ballet

Premier Dancer Javier Torres will retire from Northern Ballet this May, after 12 years with the Company.
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Chief Executive Mark Skipper DL to retire

After 35 years of service Mark Skipper DL will step down as Chief Executive of Northern Ballet later this year.
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Ashley Dixon's New Roles

Principal Dancer Ashley Dixon to become Principal Character Artist and Assistant Rehearsal Director at Northern Ballet.
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Welcoming You Back

Links to venues sites listing COVID information and your safety and comfort.
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Casanova Photos

Photos from rehearsals and performances of Casanova.
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Studio Floor Fund

Help keep our dancers on their toes as we bring our ballets to life. Support our Studio Floor Fund today.
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Northern Ballet’s Casanova opening to coincide with exhibition by local artist Christine Eastham

Thursday 10 March will mark both the opening night of Northern Ballet’s Casanova at Leeds Grand Theatre and the opening of a new exhibition by Leeds artist Christine Eastham.
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Apply to the Professional Graduate Programme

Find out how to apply for our full-time Professional Graduate Programme.
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Northern Ballet to screen Merlin in cinemas

Following the success of its national tour, Northern Ballet’s Merlin is to be shown in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Sunday 24 April.
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Dance Race

We're head to head with BBC Strictly stars. Who's gonna win? Check out Corey Baker's breakneck new dance film starring Northern Ballet dancers. The start of BBC Dance Passion.
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Charlotte Tonkinson becomes an Academy Ambassador

We’re thrilled to announce that The Royal Ballet Artist Charlotte Tonkinson is now an ambassador for the Academy of Northern Ballet.
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Company Auditions

Applications are now closed for our Company auditions. Keep an eye on our social media accounts for future adverts.
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