Northern Ballet is the UK's foremost narrative ballet company.
We tell unexpected stories that move our audiences across the country and online. We aim to reach as many different people and places as possible with our passionate storytelling, mastery of classical dance technique and live music.
We believe in the power to change lives through dance and are committed to engaging with people from all different sectors of the community. We have an absolute commitment to our leading role as an international ambassador for world-class dance, often showcasing our exceptional home-grown artistry on the world-stage.
The dancers, musicians, directors and staff who help to produce our ballets.Read more
Explore the range of productions we have performed in recent years.Read more
Northern Ballet was set up in 1969 and has since grown to become one of the best-loved dance companies in the world.Read more
'Northern Ballet feels like a company on a roll'The Telegraph, March 2019
Northern Ballet is a unique city centre venue with world-class dance studios and exceptional location for entertaining, for business and for events.Read more
Almost all of our performances are performed to live music played by Northern Ballet Sinfonia.Read more
Academy of Northern Ballet
Inspiring the dancers of tomorrow, at the Academy of Northern Ballet you will experience a 21st Century approach to ballet training.Read more
Winner | Achievement in DanceUK Theatre Awards 2018
Set & Costume Hire
Sets and costumes from many of Northern Ballet's productions are available for hire.Read more
Northern Ballet is one of the UK's best loved ballet companies. We tour nationally and internationally with a range of spectacular large-scale narrative productions.Read more
Winners | Digital InnovationUK Theatre Awards 2019
The Northern Ballet Archive tells the story of the Company’s development from foundation in 1969 to the present day.Read more
Northern Ballet is the UK’s widest-touring ballet company, bringing the joy of the arts to hundreds of thousands of people every year who otherwise would have limited opportunitiesRead more
Annual Review 2020/21
A year like none other in Northern Ballet’s history.Read more