A Midsummer Night’s Dream up for award

November 3, 2008 at 11:24 am (Marketing and PR News) (, , , , , , )

NBTs A Midsummer Nights Dream ballet

We’re delighted to once again have been nominated for a Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for David Nixon’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Palace Theatre.

Also nominated in the dance category of the MEN awards are Don Quixote, from the Kirov Ballet at The Lowry, Nederlands Dans Theater, at The Lowry and
Push, with Sylvie Guillem and Russell Maliphant at The Lowry. The winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony featuring stars of stage and screen on December 2 at the Midland Hotel in Manchester.

NBT won the dance category last year for David Nixon’s production of The Three Musketeers.

You can read all the nominations on the MEN site


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The Dream in Manchester – Ballet Fashion Shoot!

May 19, 2008 at 10:57 am (Artist's News, Marketing and PR News) (, , , , )

Georgina May, Yi Song, Michaela Paolacci, David Ward. Photography by Sean Wilton

Four of NBT’s dancers took part in a fashion shoot for the Manchester Evening News ahead of performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Palace Theatre last week.

Georgina May, Yi Song, Michela Paolacci and David Ward posed in beautiful 1940s costumes from the production at the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, sometimes getting right down to their stylish smalls! (Photos: Sean Wilton)

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The pictures accompanied Helen Tither’s article interview with David Nixon who not only choreographed the ballet but also designed the costumes. HERE

Click here to read a review of the first night performance at the Palace

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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.”

Read more…

M.E.N. Theatre Awards: The winners

Take a bow, our worthy winners

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STOP PRESS! NBT wins the M.E.N. Best Dance Award

December 5, 2007 at 4:44 pm (Company News, Events) (, , , , )

The Three Musketeers Ballet

News just in: NBT have won the Manchester Evening News Best Dance Award for The Three Musketeers.
Others nominated in this category were;

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, at The Lowry
Carlos Acosta, at The Lowry
Henri Oguike Dance Company, at The Lowry
Richard Alston Dance Company, at The Lowry

More news to follow as and when we get it…
Read more about the nomination


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