A Tale of Two Cities Première at the WYP

September 1, 2008 at 12:37 pm (Company News, Events, Marketing and PR News, Tour News) (, , , , , , , , )

A Tale of Two Cities programme cover - Photography HANSON - Design Mick Schofield

Saturday the 30th of August saw NBT’s brand new production, Cathy Marston’s A Tale of Two Cities ballet, première at Leeds’ West Yorkshire Playhouse. Photographs of the production should follow tomorrow, here are a few other photos of the event.

Photography - Mick Schofield

The West Yorkshire Playhouse

Photography - Mick Schofield

Photography - Mick Schofield

Photography - Mick Schofield

Speech: Artistic Director David Nixon thanks choreographer Cathy Marston

Photography - Mick Schofield

Judith Donovan CBE (from the Board of Directors) wishes NBT Chairman, Councillor Bernard Atha CBE, a happy 80th birthday!

Photography - Mick Schofield

…cutting the cake.

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A Tale of Two Cities Première – Cast

August 28, 2008 at 2:05 pm (Artist's News, Casts, Tour News) (, , , , , , , , )

A Tale of Two Cities - A ballet by Cathy Marston. Poster design Mick Schofield. Photography HANSON

Northern Ballet Theatre’s latest production, A Tale of Two Cities
by Cathy Marston, premières this Saturday (30th August), at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds.
The following cast list is for the Première night only and is provisional, Northern Ballet Theatre reserves the right to make alterations without notice.

LUCIE – Keiko Amemori
MdM DEFARGE – Victoria Sibson
THERESE – Michela Paolacci
PROSS – Ginnie Ray
VENGENCE – Martha Leebolt
AGNES – Pippa Moore

CHARLES – Tobias Batley
SYDNEY – Kenneth Tindall
MANETTE – Hironao Takahashi
LORRY – John Hull
DEFARGE – Darren Goldsmith
GABELLE – Michael Berkin
MARQUIS – Steven Wheeler
YOUNG MANETTE – David Ward
DENIS – Thomas Aragones
YOUNG CHARLES – Ben Mitchell

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Hamlet World Première at Leeds, Grand Theatre

February 19, 2008 at 4:13 pm (Events, Marketing and PR News, Tour News) (, , , , , , )

Saturday saw the first public performance of Northern Ballet Theatre’s new dance adaptation of Hamlet, on the stage of the Grand Theatre in Leeds….

Hamlet  - opening night at the Grand - Photo: Mick Schofield

Grand Theatre Foyer - Photo: Mick Schofield

Chris Giles, Set and Costume Designer for the production talks to Ruth Burke-Kennedy, Media and PR Manager

Hamlet Front Gauze design

Christopher Hinton-Lewis as Hamlet. Photo: Dee Conway

Hinton-Lewis as Hamlet, Georgina Roberts as Ophelia. Photo: Dee Conway

Steven Wheeler as Father. Photo: Dee Conway

Hinton-Lewis (Hamlet), Roberts (Ophelia). Photo: Dee Conway

Dee Conway

Darren Goldsmith as Claudius, Christopher Hinton-Lewis as Hamlet. Photo: Dee Conway

Hinton-Lewis (Hamlet), Roberts (Ophelia) and Hironao Takahashi as Laertes. Photo: Dee Conway

Hinton Lewis as Hamlet. Photo: Dee Conway

Hinton-Lewis (Hamlet) and Nathalie Leger as Gertrude. Photo: Dee Conway

Post performace drinks... Photo: Mick Schofield

David Nixon gives a speech... Photo: Mick Schofield

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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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The Nutcracker E-Flyer

September 24, 2007 at 11:50 am (Marketing and PR News, Tour News) (, , , , , )

UPDATE 23/10/08:

We have noticed many people searching for the Nutcracker are finding this old post.
You might be interested that Northern Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker is touring this Autumn/Winter season,
and will be visiting the following cities in the UK: Hull, Woking, Milton Keynes, Bath, Leeds.

Click here to see tour

Click here to see latest eflyer

Original post:

The Nutcracker 

See the new E-Flyer for The Nutcracker here.

The Nutcracker
Manchester, Palace Theatre
Thurs 11 – Sun 14 October
Box Office: 0870 401 3000

BOOK ONLINE

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