Tags archives: Northern Ballet

Commercial photographs of Northern Ballet’s Graduate Professional Programme

Commercial photographs of Northern Ballet's Graduate Professional Programme
Today up on the blog are these gorgeous commercial dance photographs taken from January this year of Northern Ballet's new graduate Professional programme. This new programme, aimed at young dancers aspiring to be the next Darcey Bussell and Jonathan Cope, is a wonderful idea to bring as many jobs as possible to the next generation of dancers. Something that young dan[...]

Northern Ballet ‘Dancing in the Street’ – A commercial photo shoot in Southampton

Northern Ballet 'Dancing in the Street' - A commercial photo shoot in Southampton
Hello all my dance lovers!! It's been a little while since I have posted anything dance related as my wedding season has dominated my workload recently however  I'm sure you are going to love this one! Back in April this year I had the privilege to be commissioned once again by the wonderful Northern Ballet  for some commercial photography. These commercial photogr[...]

Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling at the Northern Ballet Headquarters, Leeds

Northern Ballet's Ugly Duckling at the Northern Ballet Headquarters, Leeds
Off the back of the successful photo call of Northern Ballet’s production of Ondine, I was commissioned by the same company to photograph their new children’s ballet, The Ugly Duckling. The production is only 40 minutes long, but is packed with laughter and beautiful choreography to engage young children throughout the entire performance. The Choreographers, Dreda Blo[...]

Northern Ballet’s production of Ondine at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Northern Ballet's production of Ondine at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
As a professional dance photographer it is great to receive commissions from the best companies in the world, and Northern Ballet is right up there amongst the big names in dance. So, on September 7th this year when I was commissioned by the Company to photograph their new production of Ondine, at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds, I was very much looking forward [...]

Male dance photo shoots with Martin Bell Photography

Male dance photo shoots with Martin Bell Photography
Being able to capture new, exciting dance photographs is very hard. There are a lot of photographers out there who try to do it and are a little off the mark. A lot of dance photographs, especially for young dancers, are predominantly of girls in little tutus, maybe in the classic poses such as an arabesque, passe or the dancer doing up there pointe shoes. Photographe[...]

Northern Ballet Easter Course 2012

Northern Ballet Easter Course 2012
From 10th - 14th April 2012 I was lucky enough to photograph the Northern Ballet Easter Course at Northern Ballet Headquarters, Quarry Hill. The course was aimed at children aged between 10 and 19 years of age, aspiring to be the next Darcy Bussell or Carlos Acosta. They participated in an array of classes from classical ballet through to jazz and contemporary, th[...]

Northern Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast technical rehearsal at the New Theatre, Hull

Northern Ballet's Beauty and the Beast technical rehearsal at the New Theatre, Hull
I've recently been able to purchase some new equipment as a result of a grant from the Dancer's Career Development and decided to give it a run out during the technical rehearsal for Beauty and the Beast at the New Theatre in Hull on Tuesday 27th March 2012. Martha Leebolt was playing Beauty, Ashley Dixon was playing Beast and Kenneth Tindall was playing the Princ[...]