There are so many ballet funnies, aphorisms, puns and memes that have made us laugh and smile this year we thought we'd share them with you... And make a few of our own!
There are some wonderful quotes about ballet, dance and dancing - do you have a favourite? Let us know in the comments below, on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.
New photographs from our new production of Cinderella taken at Leeds Grand Theatre in December 2013.
In November 2013 photographer Justin Slee came to our home to photograph the on-going rehearsals for Cinderella...
Our dancers are training hard for Cinderella, but it isn't all barre work. Photographer Justin Slee was on hand when Greentop Circus came to our home to teach us circus skills...
Jason Tozer took some amazing pictures for us to user on our posters for Cinderella, here's just a few...
These images feature Martha Leebolt as Beauty with Ashley Dixon as the Beast. Photos by Jason Tozer.
Ballet master Daniel de Andrade, Academy Manager Hannah Kirkpatrick, soloist Ashley Dixon and dancers Jessica Morgan, Rym Kechacha and Graham Kotowich tell of their romantic natures and celebrity Valentine's. Apologies for the variable audio quality in this video.
Ashley is from Hull and trained at Central School of Ballet. He joined Northern Ballet in 2004.
In honour of Shrove Tuesday 2010 (Pancake Day), we put our dancers pancake flipping skills to the test in the studio earlier today. Graham Kotowich, Tobias Batley, Sebastian Loe and Ashley Dixon limbered up for a pancake race, before displaying their individual flipping skills! Were still not sure who the clear winner was either!