Northern Ballet returns to the stage in style with three exciting and varied programmes of work. Join them at Leeds Playhouse as to explore classic ballets, celebrate the acclaimed work of their Artistic Director David Nixon OBE enjoy the next generation of choreographers.
All performances will be costumed but black box style (no set) and both Iconic Classics and A Celebration of Artistic Director David Nixon OBE are performed to live music.
This is a rare opportunity to see some of classical ballet’s most timeless moments in one evening, along with extracts from their iconic scores, performed live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia. Includes excerpts from Swan Lake, Giselle and more.
A Celebration of Artistic Director David Nixon OBE
Celebrate 20 outstanding years of Artistic Director David Nixon OBE in this showcase of excerpts from some of his most magical creations. Featuring performances from some of his biggest blockbusters including The Great Gatsby, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Little Mermaid, the evening is accompanied by live music from Northern Ballet Sinfonia.
A series of short dance pieces from both upcoming and established choreographers. This evening includes a new work from Kenneth Tindall (Northern Ballet’s Casanova), a gripping pas de deux from Jonathan Watkins’ 1984, Demis Volpi’s love story Little Monsters, which is set to music by Elvis Presley and an excerpt from Cathy Marston’s Jane Eyre.