NBT students are excellent!

August 5, 2008 at 11:14 am (Classical Training, Events, Northern Ballet Theatre Academy) (, , , , , , , )

Photograph by Simon Richardson

Seven of NBT’s students performed at excellent! at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London on Tuesday 15 July. excellent! was a celebration of the achievements of this country’s most talented young dancers and musicians. NBT’s students performed a piece by choreographer Sharon Watson, alongside seven students from the Northern School for Contemporary Dance (NSCD), to music composed by the Yorkshire Young Musicians (YYM).

The students spent three days in London and stayed at The Tring Arts Educational School. On the day before the performance the students rehearsed with the NSCD students and YYM at Sadler’s Wells to make sure they were ready for their big performance the following day. The excellent! performance was a fantastic success and the students met other young and talented dancers and musicians from across the country. All the students did the Company proud, well done everyone!

Joshua Ockerby who is in the third year of NBT’s Professional Training Division said, “It was amazing to perform on stage at one of the most famous dance venues in the world, I enjoyed every minute of it and hope I get to do it again soon! “

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Easter Course next week…

March 26, 2008 at 12:15 pm (Events, Learning & Access) (, , , , )

Easter Course 2007

There are still a few places available on our ‘Urban Tales’ Easter Course so hurry and book your place today.

Energise your Easter break with this exciting fusion of contemporary dance and popular urban dance techniques. You will have the chance to learn and create your own dances, accompanied by live music, led by NBT dance education officer Sophie Alder and urban dance artist Ed Stephen.

When: Tuesday 1 April – Friday 4 April 2008
9.30am – 3.30pm daily

Where: West Park Centre, Spen Lane, Leeds, LS16 5BE

Who: Anyone aged 11-16

Cost: £65

Download the application form today [application form] or for more information contact Kate on 0113 274 5355 or email kate.laho@northernballettheatre.co.uk

For more information click here

Easter Course 2007

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L&A March Update

March 4, 2008 at 2:43 pm (Learning & Access) (, , , , )

“…This month we are teaming up with South Asian Arts Company Kala Sangam to deliver a five-week dance and literacy project at Montagu Junior School in Mexborough. The project will encourage pupils in Year 5 to improve their vocabulary, self-esteem and literacy skills through creative dance workshops and narrative writing activities. NBT Dance Education Officer Sophie Alder, Creative Writer…”

 Click here to read full update

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Easter Course 2008

February 13, 2008 at 11:48 am (Events, Learning & Access) (, , , , )

Learning & Access - Urban Tales Advert

Urban Tales - Details

For more information visit NBT’s Learning & Access Department

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