NBT scoops top accolade

December 6, 2007 at 11:10 am (Company News, Marketing and PR News) (, , , , , )

Northern Ballet Theatre wins Manchester Evening News Theatre Award

Northern Ballet Theatre (NBT) has scooped a top accolade at the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards. NBT won the dance award for its production The Three Musketeers, which the company performed at the Opera House in Manchester from 9-12 May 2007.

Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards

The awards were announced yesterday at the Midland Hotel, Manchester. NBT’s Artistic Director David Nixon attended the ceremony and said, “it is truly an honour to have received this award. I would like to thank all the members of the panel and our audiences in Manchester for their continued support. I would also like to thank my talented and gifted dancers and all the staff at NBT, without whom The Three Musketeers would not have been possible or enjoyed such success.”

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M.E.N. Theatre Awards: The winners

Take a bow, our worthy winners

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Get Closer Events

December 6, 2007 at 10:56 am (Events, Learning & Access) (, , , , , , )

Get Closer to NBT

This week, audiences have the chance to get closer to the action of The Nutcracker with a number of events at Leeds Grand Theatre. Ballet Explored on Thursday is a chance to watch the dancers take their daily class on stage, as well as finding out more about the company and the production with a talk by company dancer, Andrew Davidson.

And then on Saturday, there is a chance for the whole family to get creative and join in the festivities at our Nutcracker Family Fun Day. Children and adults alike will have fun making masks and headdresses in the craft workshop, and learning steps from the show in the dance workshop, before sitting back to enjoy the matinee performance of The Nutcracker.

Ballet Explored – Thursday 6th December, 11.15am – 12.15pm. £2.50
Nutcracker Family Fun Day – Saturday 8th December, 10am – 12.45pm. £4 children / £7 adults. Ticket deals available for the matinee performance

To book for these events, call the Leeds Grand Theatre box office on 0870 122 2815

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