Northern Ballet is one of the UK’s leading ballet companies and the widest touring ballet company in the UK. Bold and innovative in its approach, Northern Ballet is prolific at creating new full-length work with a unique blend of strong classical technique and world-class storytelling. Northern Ballet’s repertoire embraces popular culture and takes inspiration from literature, legend, opera and the classics, pushing the boundaries of what stories can be told through dance.
A champion for the cultural exports of the North, Leeds-based Northern Ballet is dedicated to bringing world-class ballet to as many people and places as possible, including multiple venues across Yorkshire.
Under the leadership of Artistic Director David Nixon OBE. Northern Ballet’s Company performs a combination of its full-length ballets and specially created ballets for children. The Company’s recent world premières have included: Casanova; The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas; The Little Mermaid; Cinderella; The Great Gatsby; Beauty & the Beast; Cleopatra; 1984; Goldilocks & the Three Bears; and Tortoise & the Hare.