Northern Ballet Academy

All Northern Ballet dance classes take place in their new building on Quarry Hill in central Leeds. These world-class facilities boast 7 large dance studios, including Europe's largest dance studio, changing facilities and a cafe. This is the place for you if you're looking for fun and fitness in an inspiring venue taught by talented dance teachers, many of whom have been professional dancers. Whatever your age or ability – from tiny tots to the over 55s, beginners, classes to advanced training – Northern Ballet Academy has a class for you.

Under the direction of our Artistic Director, David Nixon, the Northern Ballet Academy is offering a range of open classes and courses so you can develop your passion for dance whatever your age or ability. Spaces in all classes are issued on a first come first served bases.  To register call the Academy on 0113 220 8000.

Classes for all

  • Children: Ages 18months – 8 years
  • Young People: Ages 8 -16
  • Adults: Ages 16+


Registration costs just £5 per person which entitles you to register for as many classes as you wish throughout the year. You will also receive our Academy eNewsletter which will give you regular updates and advance notice of new classes and productions as well as special offers and prize draws. 

Classes at Northern Ballet offer

  • Opportunities for all ages and abilities from mini movers to adult classes everyone who wants to dance can
  • Inspiration from training alongside Northern Ballet dancers
  • Excellence through tuition from world-class professionals
  • Innovation with seven state-of-the-art studios, 200-seat studio theatre and café
  • Variety with Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary Dance classes
  • Accessibility with evening, weekend and lunchtime classes
  • Balance by way of Northern Ballet's unique curriculum concentrating on healthy training and happy bodies
  • Music played live in most classes
  • Progression for those wanting to pursue dance as a profession including our Centre for Advanced Training Programme (CAT) and International Summer School 

Contact: Northern Ballet Reception
Telephone:  0113 220 8000
Web Site:
Class Location Nothern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PA
Dance Styles / Genres Ballet, Jazz, Pilates, Creative Movement, Zumba, Mini Movers, Over 55s
Syllabus / Exam Board n/a

Uniform: Simply click on the link below to view the uniform list and order on-line.


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