Nutcracker at the Leeds Grand Theatre Last week (30th November 2023) Moorland Ballet Academy visited The Grand Theatre to watch a captivating performance of the Northern Ballet Nutcracker in Leeds. The students had an incredible day alongside Moorland Ballet Academy Directors, Lynsey and Simon Kidd which brought a truly magical Christmas spirit! Our ballet students […]
Meet Joshua, a former Moorland Ballet Academy Student Introduction Joshua attended Moorland Ballet Academy from 2018, graduating in 2023. His journey at Moorland School was characterised as exceptional with a number of remarkable achievements during his five years here. A highlight of Joshua’s time at Moorland was his invitation to the Youth America Grand Prix […]
A spectacular event hosted by Cecchetti Society Trust at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and opened by Kevin O’Hare CBE, Director of The Royal Ballet Company, this year’s event celebrated the founding of the Cecchetti Society by Cyril Beaumont and Maestro Enrico Ceccehetti, one hundred years ago.
Moorland Ballet Student, Josh, recently carried out a short term apprenticeship with McNicol Ballet Collective in Hull. Josh has written an account of his fanstastic experience:
Moorland Ballet Academy’s Spooktacular performance at the annual East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Ball
On Friday 14th October, Moorland Ballet Academy were invited to open the East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Spooktacular Ball, hosted at The Crow Wood Hotel in Burnley. A fun filled evening of glitz, ghouls and glamour, kicked off with a surprise performance from Moorland Ballet Academy students.
When we heard Moorland Ballet Alumnus, Paige Bestington, was going to be performing Swan Lake with the English National Ballet Company at the Palace Theatre Manchester, we ceased the exciting opportunity to take the Academy students, for a day of inspiration
Next Friday we are coming together to share in a day of celebration. As part of this we will be watching the recent British Ballet Charity Gala Performance which was held at the Royal Albert Hall on the 3rd June. One of our very lucky sixth-form students, Alex, secured tickets for the Gala and alongside her Dad went to London last week.
We pride ourselves on our warm welcoming attitude, even when that is perceived from afar. This is no truer than when talking about recent new student Jasper and his journey to joining the Moorland Family.
Hannah was approached by the Alberta Ballet School and was invited to go to Canada to take part in some classes at the prestigious school. As this is an honour bestowed on very few, Hannah jumped at the chance to dance with them.