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‘these facilities are exceptional’ Dance Europe

‘It looks inspiring’ The Stage

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Northern Ballet dancers Ayana Kanda as Butterfly and John Hull as Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly, photo Jason Tozer

Northern Ballet offers exceptional facilities and flexible options for conferences, meetings, formal dinners, cocktail parties and performances. Northern Ballet is unlike any other venue. It is home to two world-class dance companies, Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre. Holding an event here will bring you, your colleagues and your clients in touch with these two exceptional companies. Northern Ballet can comfortably host events for up to 270 people. Our facilities include: • The 230-seat Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre • Two ground floor meeting rooms • Board Suite

• Team building packages available • Delegate packages available • Discounted parking deals • An experienced creative team who can ensure your event is dressed for success To find out how we can help you with your event contact our events team info@northernballet.com or call 0113 220 8000 For images and video of Northern Ballet visit www.northernballet.com/venuehire

• Seven dance studios (including Europe’s largest dance studio) • In-house catering services • Box Office • Free Wi-Fi throughout • Fully accessible • Hearing loop • IT facilities • Friendly and experienced events team • Breathtaking views of the city

‘Northern Ballet is a great venue – all the delegates were really impressed. The staff were very friendly and helpful and we have already recommended the venue to other people’ Carol Arthur MCIPR Senior Account Director, Northern Lights PR


ground floor Our spacious and light foyer is the perfect space to greet your guests. Our reception and box office team will be the first people you meet and they look forward to welcoming you. The 230-seat Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre as well as our two ground floor meeting rooms are located just off the main foyer which means everything is close at hand for your event.

The two meeting rooms have natural light as well as IT facilities. They are flexible spaces and can easily be joined to make one larger room.

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Reception & Box Office

We can offer a full catering service with a range of options to match your event and budget. The Northern Ballet cafĂŠ bar is an ideal space for an informal business meeting and lunch.

Foyer Catering and cafĂŠ bar Lift Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

Meeting room 1 Meeting room 2

Lift Stairs

Images Northern Ballet foyer and the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, photos Jonathan Taylor

Meeting rooms 1 and 2 5.8m x 6m (height 3.5m)

Meeting rooms 1 or 2 2.9m x 6m

Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre 30m x 15m (height 6.2m)

Board room

capacity of 24

Board room

capacity of 12

Reception

capacity of 40

Reception

capacity of 20

Dinner / dance

capacity of 200

Theatre style

capacity of 30

Theatre style

capacity of 15

Reception

capacity of 270

Private dining

capacity of 20

Private dining

capacity of 10

Cabaret

capacity of 200

Horseshoe of chairs

capacity of 18

Horseshoe of chairs

capacity of 10

Theatre style

capacity of 230

Classroom/U-shape

capacity of 18

first floor This is where our busy wardrobe department is located, as well as the Control Room for the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre. It is always a popular place for our guests to visit as it really shows the behind-thescenes activity of a busy ballet company. As part of your day with us you could include a talk from our Wardrobe or Technical teams, even a makeup or wigs demonstration.

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Control Room

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Wardrobe department

Make-up and wigs demonstration, photo Brian Slater

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second floor Our second floor offers two large dance studios with adjoining balconies overlooking the city of Leeds. Both studios can accommodate a range of events from formal dinners to drinks receptions and conferencing.

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Studio 3 The Monument Studio Lift

Studio 4

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Studio 3 and Studio 4 15m x 15m (height 6.2m) Dinner/dance

capacity of 100

Reception

capacity of 120

Cabaret

capacity of 100

Theatre style

capacity of 120

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The administrative heart of Northern Ballet, level three is also the location of our Green Room which offers exceptional views across the city and can be transformed into a superb reception or formal dining space. The viewing gallery which looks into the second floor dance studios is an excellent way for your guests to get an insight into the activity taking place in the building.

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Green room 1 6m x 6.5m (height 3.5m) Dinner

capacity of 60

Reception

capacity of 80 Lift Stairs

Images (top) Northern Ballet Academy students in studio 3, photo Brian Slater and (bottom) Green room 1 and view, photos Jonathan Taylor

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fourth floor Two further large dance studios with adjoining balconies are located on level 4 along with a second green room which is also available for events. Phoenix Dance Theatre’s studio and administrative offices are also located here.

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Green Room 2 Studio 5 The Foyle Studio

Images Phoenix in rehearsal, photo Brian Slater and Green room 2, photo Jonathan Taylor

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Studio 6 The Garfield Weston Studio

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Studios 5 and 6 15m x 15m (height 6.2m)

Green room 2 6m x 6.5m (height 3.5m)

Dinner/dance

capacity of 100

Dinner

capacity of 60

Reception

capacity of 120

Reception

capacity of 80

Cabaret

capacity of 100

Theatre style

capacity of 120

fifth floor The top floor Board Suite is located here. It offers a high quality, flexible conference and meeting space. Our ‘black swan’ wallpaper promises to be a talking point for your guests. The room can be split into two for a more intimate space. The adjoining terrace provides wonderful views of the city as well as allowing natural light to flood into the room.

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Roof terrace

A few steps away is our more intimate top floor dance studio which has proven popular as a conference break out space and, of course, for dance classes for tiny tots to adults.

Bernard Atha Board Suite

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Studio 7 The Bramall Education Studio

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Board Suite 8.1m x 4.7m (height 2.7m)

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Board room 1 or 2 4m x 4.7m

Images Board Suite in a board room style and set for dinner, photos Jonathan Taylor and Lisa Stonehouse

Board room

capacity of 24

Board room

capacity of 10

Reception

capacity of 40

Reception

capacity of 20

Theatre style

capacity of 36

Theatre style

capacity of 15

Studio 7 14m x 10m

Private dining

capacity of 22

Private dining

capacity of 10

Reception

capacity of 80

Theatre style

capacity of 80

Horseshoe of chairs

capacity of 12-18

Horseshoe of chairs

capacity of 8

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Northern Ballet is a purpose-built, six-storey facility located on Quarry Hill in central Leeds in the thriving cultural quarter. We are located next to West Yorkshire Playhouse, BBC Yorkshire, Leeds College of Music and Yorkshire Dance. ‘There’s a fantastic vista over the heart of Leeds and beyond, even from the studios dancers can gain stupendous views of the cityscape from the multiple balconies outside’ Yorkshire Evening Post

Getting to us couldn’t be easier. Leeds is easily accessible from the M1 and M62 and we are a short walk away from Leeds bus and coach station (2 minutes) and Leeds city railway station (15 minutes). Ample parking is available on Quarry Hill and at Leeds markets multi-storey NCP car park (discounted deals available) and we have two accessible parking bays alongside the building. Leeds is 2 hours from London on the train and has two international airports nearby (Leeds Bradford and Manchester). Images (top) Martin Bell and Christie Duncan rehearsing in the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, photo Matt Bunn (right) Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre, photo Jonathan Taylor

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We are a registered charity so holding your event at Northern Ballet is one way in which you can support the Company and its activities. We are fully accessible and welcome people of all abilities. Our facilities include two disabled parking spaces, induction loops and lifts to all floors. It has also been built to the highest environmental standards so you can be sure your event doesn’t cost the earth.

Our green credentials include: • A green roof covered in sedum to provide a natural habitat for insects and birds • Recycled rain water used to flush toilets • Solar panels • Computer-controlled lighting We look forward to welcoming you to Northern Ballet.


Finalist in the 2011 National Lottery Awards – Best Arts Project. Shortlisted for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Pro-Yorkshire Awards: Tourism and Leisure Award & Design and Innovation Award; Local Authority Building Control (LABC) West Yorkshire Building Excellence Award 2011.

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Northern Ballet Theatre Limited trading as Northern Ballet. Registered charity no 259140. Company registration no 947096. VAT no 146630766. All information is correct at the time of going to print but is subject to change. Cover image Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre at dusk, photo Jonathan Taylor

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