New Directors for Northern Ballet Theatre

June 26, 2008 at 9:21 am (Company News, Friends News, Marketing and PR News) (, , , , , )

Alan Harrison, John Procter, Denise Jagger 

Northern Ballet Theatre (NBT) has appointed three new members to its Board of Directors: Alan Harrison, Director of Information Technology at Yorkshire Water; Denise Jagger, a partner at international law firm Eversheds; and Leeds Councillor John Procter.

Mark Skipper, Chief Executive of NBT said of the new appointments: “I would like to welcome Alan, Denise and John to NBT’s Board of Directors. They are experts in their respective professional fields and have a passion for the arts and we are delighted that they have chosen to share this with us…”

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Next step in giant leap of faith

June 9, 2008 at 9:59 am (Company News, Fundraising) (, , , , , )

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Read an article about our new building from the Yorkshire Post magazine, published on Saturday 7 June …

 
“The new, as yet un-named building, will be the only centre in the UK to house a contemporary dance company alongside a classical narrative one, with a school and a dance degree course. NBT’s orchestra will also benefit from the new facilities with the chance to do in-house recordings of commissioned scores and the possibility of lunch-time recitals by the musicians. Mark Skipper (NBT Chief Executive) adds: “The new dance centre and more importantly what will take place inside it, will establish Leeds as a powerhouse for dance in the UK… it will be source of pride for the wider community, everyone in Yorkshire and beyond who values our work.”

Read the whole article here

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Learning & Access – June Update

June 6, 2008 at 3:44 pm (General Information, Learning & Access) (, , , , , , , , )

Over the past two years, we have been working in partnership with Beckfoot School, Innovation North – Leeds Metropolitan University and Creative Partnerships on an exciting project called Symbiosis, exploring dance through science and science through dance. This multi-faceted project is culminating this summer with the launch of an interactive DVD at a conference for teachers, educators and arts specialists at Beckfoot School in Bingley on Wednesday 16 July 2008.

Read the rest of this update here.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Venue Cymru, Llandudno

June 2, 2008 at 10:34 am (Casts, Tour News) (, )

NBT's A Midsummer Night's Dream Ballet

This week sees the final week of our Spring/Summer tour with performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Venue Cymru in Llandudno from Wed 4 – Sat 7 June.

Provisional casting is as follows – as always, please remember that this is subject to change at any time.

Wed 4
Theseus         Hiro Takahashi
Hippolyta       Keiko Amemori
Hermia           Georgina May
Helena           Christie Duncan
Lysander        Kenneth Tindall
Demetrius      Toby Batley
Puck               Victoria Sibson

Thur 5 matinee
Theseus         Darren Goldsmith
Hippolyta       Pippa Moore
Hermia           Hannah Bateman
Helena           Christie Duncan
Lysander        Toby Batley
Demetrius      Ashley Dixon
Puck               Kieran Stoneley

Thur 5 evening
Theseus         Hiro Takahashi
Hippolyta       Keiko Amemori
Hermia           Georgina May
Helena           Michela Paolacci
Lysander        Kenneth Tindall
Demetrius      David Ward
Puck               Ashley Dixon

Fri 6
Theseus         Martin Bell
Hippolyta       Martha Leebolt
Hermia           Lori Gilchrist
Helena           Christie Duncan
Lysander        Yi Song
Demetrius      Toby Batley
Puck               Ashley Dixon

Sat 7 matinee
Theseus         Darren Goldsmith
Hippolyta       Pippa Moore
Hermia           Lori Gilchrist
Helena           Michela Paolacci
Lysander        Yi Song
Demetrius      David Ward
Puck               Kieran Stoneley

Sat 7 evening
Theseus         Martin Bell
Hippolyta       Martha Leebolt
Hermia           Keiko Amemori
Helena           Michela Paolacci
Lysander        Hiro Takahasho
Demetrius      David Ward
Puck               Victoria Sibson

Tickets are still available and can be purchased on 01492 872000 or online at www.venuecymru.co.uk

 

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