Events at Sheffield…

March 12, 2010 at 11:17 am (Events, Learning & Access) (, , , , , )

Tobias Batley as Heathcliff and Georgina May as Cathy. Photo: Merlin Hendy

Tobias Batley as Heathcliff and Georgina May as Cathy. Photo: Merlin Hendy

Northern Ballet Theatre are returning to the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield between 16 – 20 March with their powerful adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights

Ever wanted to know more about how a ballet such as Wuthering Heights is created?  Intrigued about the set and costumes?  Interested in what goes on ‘behind the scenes’?  Then there are a number of events taking place during NBT’s time at the Lyceum that might be of interest to you!

Ballet Explored:

Thursday 18 March: 11.15am – 12.45pm (Cost £3.50 per person)

Join our Dance Artist to find out more about the process involved in designing and producing the wonderful set and costumes, which help create such a wonderful atmosphere and absorbing setting for the production.  After the talk, you will be able to watch the company take their daily class on stage at the theatre. 

Production Event

Thursday 18 March: Following matinee performance for ½ hour (Free)

After the matinee performance relax in your seats to hear about what’s involved in creating the show you have seen.  You will find out about how our technical team cope with the complex lighting changes involved in our productions and what it means to ‘fly’ scenery, in this captivating behind-the-scenes insight.

Pre-Performance Talk

Thursday 18 March: 6.15 – 6.45pm (Free)

Join Northern Ballet Theatre for a fascinating talk about our current production.  The pre-performance talk will be led by a member of the Northern Ballet Theatre team.

To book for all the above events contact the Box Office at Sheffield Lyceum on 0114 2496000.

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Where for art thou, Romeo?

February 1, 2010 at 3:04 pm (Events, General Information) (, , , , , , )

No need to bury your head beneath a pillow as Valentine’s Day approaches. Northern Ballet Theatre and Harvey Nichols Leeds have teamed up to create Where for art thou, Romeo?: a one-off evening of true romance, at Harvey Nichols’ Fourth Floor Restaurant on Monday 15 February at 7pm.

For all those dreading Valentine’s Day, this unique speed-dating event will give single men and women in Leeds a fun chance to forge new connections, with tickets to NBT’s production of Romeo & Juliet at Leeds Grand Theatre to be won.

Champagne and canapés on arrival, live music from members of the Northern Ballet Theatre Orchestra and an open bar at the end of the night will lend a relaxed and elegant atmosphere.

Places are limited.

To book or to find out more about this special event contact Ruth Burke-Kennedy (ruth.burke-kennedy@northernballettheatre.co.uk) on 0113 274 5355.

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New momentum galleries

November 5, 2008 at 4:21 pm (General Information) (, , , , , , , , , )

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There are new galleries in the events section of the momentum site
The page now features photographs of all previous momentum events plus details of future ones…

Find out more

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The Nutcracker World Première at Palace Theatre, Manchester

October 12, 2007 at 11:37 am (Company News, Events, Tour News) (, , , , )

Last night at Palace Theatre, Manchester, Northern Ballet Theatre performed its dazzling new production of The Nutcracker for the first time. Photographs taken by Brian Slater and Mick Schofield.

Palace Theatre. Photo: Mick Schofield

Before the VIP reception in the Varieties Bar at the Palace. Photo: Mick Schofield

Palace Theatre. Photo: Mick Schofield

VIP Reception. Photo: Mick Schofield

Olivia Fraser, Joe Butler, Jenny Layton. Photo: Brian Slater

(Front L-R) Hironaio Takahashi as the Cavalier, Pippa Moore as Clara and Christopher Hinton-Lewis as the Nutcracker Prince with Northern Ballet Theatre Dancers in The Nutcracker. Photo: Brian Slater

Christopher Hinton-Lewis as the Nutcracker Prince and Pippa Moore as Clara in Northern Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker. Photo: Brian Slater

Pippa Moore as Clara and Darren Goldmsith as Drosselmeyer with Northern Ballet Theatre Dancers in The Nutcracker. Photo: Brian Slater

Sebastian Loe as the Chinese doll with Northern Ballet Theatre Dancers in The Nutcracker. Photo: Brian Slater

Pippa Moore as Clara in Northern Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker. Photo: Brian Slater

Sebastian Loe as the Chinese doll in Northern Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker. Photo: Brian Slater

VIP welcoming committee. Photo: Mick Schofield

Jon Hammond speaking at the VIP Reception. Photo: Mick Schofield

David Nixon speaking at the after-show party. Photo: Mick Schofield

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