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Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet is a powerhouse of inventive dance. Bold and confident in our approach, we engage, involve and move our audiences. Touring more extensively than any other UK ballet company, we reach a diverse range of people through passionate story-telling, a mastery of classical dance technique and an absolute commitment to our leading role as an international ambassador for world-class dance. We believe that everyone can enjoy dance, whether watching it or joining in, at school, in the studio or at the theatre. We work with communities to make the work of Northern Ballet accessible to all.

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Northern Ballet are proud to be an Artsmark Partner, Arts Award Centre and Arts Award Supporter. We deliver all levels from Discover through to Gold, offering discounted rates and bespoke packages for Artsmark schools. Through workshops, performances and talks, young people can explore the themes and creative teams behind our productions and gain an insight into Northern Ballet. We will work with your students to motivate and inspire them through creative movement, whilst celebrating their achievements. We also offer Continued Professional Development, designed to develop teachers’ skills and confidence to deliver dance in school, using dance as a learning tool. For more information and to book your workshops today, please email or call 0113 220 8000.

Join Northern Ballet’s Dance Education Officer for a half day, practical CPD session to develop your skills in leading dance and movement sessions in school. During the session you will:

  • Understand how to make your movement sessions inclusive, including taking away top tips for task setting and language to use
  • Explore using improvisation as a tool to create dance. This might be used in PE, for a school performance, or to explore ideas in any other subject
  • Learn about the significance of music choices in movement workshops and how this can affect wellbeing. Leaving the session with a list of recommendations
  • You will receive Northern Ballet’s Good Practice Guide resource to support your safe use of movement and dance
  • Opportunity for discussion with Northern Ballet’s teaching artist to explore the areas you find challenging

When: Tuesday 15 February, 1-4.30pm

Where: Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA

Price: £80

A discount of 75% will be applied for teachers from schools on their Artsmark journey

The CPD is suitable for those working with key stage 2 and 3 pupils. You might lead dance or movement in performing arts or PE or may wish to integrate the skills into other subject areas.

Visit Northern Ballet’s website to find out more.

For more information or to book a place please contact Sam Moore at Alternatively, you can complete the digital booking form.

The closing date for bookings is Monday 31 January 2022.

Appropriate Age Range
Appropriate Key Stage Range
Early Years, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, SEND
Working Across
Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, Kirklees, Leeds, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Rotherham, Sheffield, Wakefield, York
Community Settings, Mainstream Schools, Nurseries, Special Schools
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