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Casanova – the ballet

As I’ve said before I love Northern Ballet because they’re such good storytellers, and Casanova was no exception. Based on Ian Kelly’s biography of Casanova, Kenneth Tindall (an ex-Northern Ballet dancer) created his very first full-length piece that moves from … Continue reading

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1984 – The ballet

1984 is one of my favourite books and the Northern Ballet Company are my favourite ballet company (they’re brilliant storytellers), so I was very excited when I saw the two were coming together. However, as 1984 is so language-based, I … Continue reading

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Watch This: The Northern Ballet – Hamlet

I don’t know how this is going to work.  Part of what I love about Hamlet is how beautiful the soliloquies sound when you say them out loud. Can this complex story translate to a workable ballet? The setting has … Continue reading

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