REVIEW: The Nutcracker, Northern Ballet, New Victoria Theatre

Filled with wonderful youthful exuberance, the Northern Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is a perfect festive treat to watch.  I was first exposed to the wonderful music of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker as a child through Disney’s Fantasia and has remained a firm favourite ever since. Now revisiting the Northern Ballet’s magical and sparkling production it… Read More

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REVIEW: The Little Mermaid, northern Ballet, New Victoria Theatre

David Nixon’s new ballet for Northern Ballet is magical and mystical – just don’t go expecting a Disney-like ending.  It can’t be easy to create a ballet from a fairytale story that features many scenes under the sea, but with this world premiere production of The Little Mermaid David Nixon makes it look effortless. Based… Read More