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Talks & Events

Northern Ballet Theatre offers a wide range of opportunities to find out more about one of our productions or learn more about what life in a ballet company is like. Click on the link below to find out what events are taking place around each of the productions in this coming season’s tour:

Please note, all information is correct at the time of publication but is subject to change.

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West Yorkshire Playhouse Dangerous Liaisons
Northern Ballet revealed
  • Thursday 9 September
  • 11.15am – 12.45pm
  • Cost: £3.50 per person
  • Box Office: 0113 213 7700
Post-performance Q&A
  • Thursday 9 September
  • After the evening performance
  • Cost: Free to ticket-holders
Workshop and touch tour for the visually impaired
  • Saturday 11 September
  • 10.30am & 1.00pm
  • Cost: Free to ticket-holders and one companion
  • Box Office: 0113 213 7700
Audio described performance
  • Saturday 11 September
  • 2.00pm

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Bradford, Alhambra Theatre Swan Lake
Open Workshop: Juniors Workshop (8-12 years)
  • Sunday 26 September
  • 10.00 - 11.15am
  • Cost: £7.50
  • Box office: 01274 432000
  • Max 25 per session
Open Workshop: Seniors Workshop (13+ years)
  • Sunday 26 September
  • 11.30am - 1.00pm
  • Cost: £7.50
  • Box office: 01274 432000
  • Max 25 per session
Happy Feet for the Under 5s
  • Thursday 30 September
  • 9.15 - 10.15am
  • Cost: £5.00 (participating adult free)
  • Box office: 01274 432000
  • Pre-recorded music
Northern Ballet Revealed
  • Thursday 30 September
  • 10.45am - 12.15pm
  • Cost: £3.50
  • Box office: 01274 432000
  • A talk in the bar area followed by watching the class in the auditorium
  • Maximum 60 people
Pre-performance Talk
  • Thursday 30 September
  • 6.30 - 7.00pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 01274 432000
  • Maximum 300 people
Touch Tour and Workshop for the Visually Impaired
  • Saturday 2 October
  • 10.30am - 1.00pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 01274 432000
  • Maximum 30 people, including companions
Audio Described Performance
  • Saturday 2 October
  • 2.30pm (matinee performance)
  • Box office: 01274 432000
Woking, New Victoria Theatre Swan Lake
Touch Tour and Workshop for the Visually Impaired
  • Saturday 9 October
  • 10.30am - 1.00pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 0844 871 7645
  • Maximum 30 people, including companions
Audio Described Performance
  • Saturday 9 October
  • 2.30pm (matinee performance)
  • Box office: 0844 871 7645
Aylesbury, Waterside Theatre Swan Lake
Northern Ballet Revealed
  • Thursday 14 October
  • 11.15am - 12.45pm
  • Cost: £3.50
  • Box office: 0844 871 7607
  • A talk in the bar area followed by watching the class in the auditorium
  • Maximum 60 people
Schools' Production Event
  • Thursday 14 October
  • After the matinee performance for half an hour (apprx 5:15pm start)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 0844 871 7607
Touch Tour and Workshop for the Visually Impaired
  • Saturday 16 October
  • 10.30am - 1.00pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 0844 871 7607
  • Maximum 30 people, including companions
Audio Described Performance
  • Saturday 16 October
  • 2.30pm (matinee performance)
  • Box office: 0844 871 7607
Nottingham Theatre Royal The Nutcracker
Open Workshops – Half-term mini residency for 7-12 year olds

Fun workshops for 7 - 12 year olds based on The Nutcracker, offering the opportunity to develop on scene then experience sharing on stage.

  • Days & Time:
    • Monday 25 October: 10.00am - 12.30pm
    • Tuesday 26 October: 10.00am - 12.30pm
    • Wednesday 27 October: 10.00am - 1.30pm
  • Cost: £30
  • Box office: 0115 989555
  • Maximum 20 places
Open Workshops – Half-term mini residency for 13+ year olds

Fun workshops for 13+ year olds based on The Nutcracker, offering the opportunity to develop on scene then experience sharing on stage.

  • Days & Time:
    • Monday 25 October: 1.30pm - 4.00pm
    • Tuesday 26 October: 1.30pm - 4.00pm
    • Wednesday 27 October: 10.00am - 1.30pm
  • Cost: £30
  • Box office: 0115 989555
  • Maximum 20 places
Northern Ballet Revealed
  • Thursday 28 October
  • 10.45am - 12.15pm
  • Cost: £3.50
  • Box office: 0115 989555
  • A talk in the bar area followed by watching the class in the auditorium
  • Maximum 60 people
Keep dancing for the over 55s
  • Thursday 28 October
  • 9.15am - 12.15pm
  • Cost: £28.50, includes lunch and a matinee ticket
  • Box office: 0115 989555
Production Event
  • Thursday 18 October
  • After the matinee performance for half an hour (apprx 4.00pm start)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 0115 989555
Happy Feet for the Under 5s
  • Friday 29 October
  • Times:
    • 9.30 - 10.30am
    • 11.00am - Noon
  • Cost: £5.00 (participating adult free)
  • Box office: 0115 989555
Touch Tour and Workshop for the Visually Impaired
  • Saturday 30 October
  • 10.30am - 1.00pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 0115 989555
  • Maximum 30 people, including companions
Audio Described Performance
  • Saturday 30 October
  • 2.30pm (matinee performance)
  • Box office: 0844 871 7607
Norwich, Theatre Royal The Nutcracker
Pre-performance Talk
  • Wednesday 3 November
  • 6.30 - 7.00pm
  • Cost: Free to ticket holders
  • Box office: 01603 630000
Northern Ballet Revealed
  • Thursday 4 November
  • 11.15am – 12.45pm
  • Cost: £3.50 per person
  • Box Office: 01603 630000
  • A talk in the bar area followed by watching the class in the auditorium
Schools' Production Event
  • Thursday 4 November
  • After the matinee performance for half an hour (apprx 4.30pm start)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 01603 630000
Keep dancing for the over 55s
  • Friday 5 November
  • 1.00 - 3.00pm
  • Cost: £11.50
  • Box office: 01603 630000
  • Maximum of 25 participants
Sheffield, Lyceum Theatre The Nutcracker
Northern Ballet Revealed
  • Thursday 11 November
  • 11.15am – 12.45pm
  • Cost: £3.50 per person
  • Box Office: 0114 249 6000
  • A talk in the bar area followed by watching the class in the auditorium
Schools' Production Event
  • Thursday 11 November
  • After the matinee performance for half an hour (apprx 4.00pm start)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 0114 249 6000
Pre-performance Talk
  • Thursday 11 November
  • 6.15 - 6.45pm
  • Cost: Free to ticket holders
  • Box office: 0114 249 6000
  • Maximum of 300 participants
Leeds, Grand Theatre The Nutcracker
Keep dancing for the over 55s
  • Thursday 2 December
  • 9.15am - 12.15pm
  • Cost: £10.00
  • Box office: 0844 848 2702
  • Workshop on stage from 9.15 - 10.15 then join Northern Ballet Revealed at 10.45
  • Maximum of 25 participants
Northern Ballet Revealed
  • Thursday 2 December
  • 10.45am – 12.15pm
  • Cost: £3.50 per person
  • Box Office: 0844 848 2702
  • A talk in the Grand Hall followed by watching the class in the auditorium
  • Maximum of 60 participants
Schools' Production Event
  • Thursday 2 December
  • After the matinee performance for half an hour (apprx 4.00pm start)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 0844 848 2702
Happy Feet for the Under 5s
  • Friday 3 December
  • Choose from two sessions:
    • 10.00 - 11.00am
    • 11.30am - 12.30pm
  • Cost: £5.00 (participating adult free)
  • Box office: 0844 848 2702
  • Maximum 10 children and ten participating adults per session
Festive Family Workshop

For children of all ages with participating adult. These are dance and craft workshops conducted in two seperate groups swapping activities at around 10.45.

  • Sunday 5 December
  • 9.30am - Noon
  • Cost: £7.50 per child, participating adults free
  • Box office: 0844 848 2702
Happy Feet for the Under 5s
  • Thursday 9 December
  • Choose from two sessions:
    • 10.00 - 11.00am
    • 11.30am - 12.30pm
  • Cost: £5.00 (participating adult free)
  • Box office: 0844 848 2702
  • Maximum 10 children and 10 participating adults per session
Touch Tour and Workshop for the Visually Impaired
  • Saturday 11 December
  • 10.30am - 1.00pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Box office: 0844 848 2702
  • Maximum 30 people, including companions
Audio Described Performance
  • Saturday 11 December
  • 2.00pm (matinee performance)
  • Box office: 0844 848 2702

Please note, all information is correct at the time of publication but is subject to change.

Tickets may be subject to a booking fee, please ask at the relevent box office.

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Supported by: Arts Council England Supported by: Leeds City Council Supported by: West Yorkshire Grants

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