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Thrilling new season at Leeds’ Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre
 
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds, launches a new season of dance, theatre and family shows for autumn 2014.
 
Opening the season, Phoenix Dance Theatre presents Tenacity – Phoenix at Home, a bespoke mixed programme commemorating 50 years of the Civil Rights Act.
 
Ballet Black (Best Independent Company in the 2012 Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards) return with a new Mixed Programme of dance gems including Olivier Award nominated A Dream Within  A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Arthur Pita.
 
Original Performance-Parkour Company The Urban Playground Team, as seen on Sky1’s Got To Dance, visit the theatre for the first time with Run This Town. Joss Arnott Dance return with Surge, a triple bill of rock and roll dance performed by a powerful female ensemble.
 
After the fantastic sell-out success of Ugly Duckling and Three Little Pigs, adapted for TV by CBeebies, Northern Ballet’s much-anticipated new ballet for children, Elves & the Shoemaker, comes to the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in October. With tickets selling fast for Elves & the Shoemaker and some performances almost sold-out, early booking is recommended.
 
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre has been voted as the best family friendly theatre in the Yorkshire region in the Netmums Theatre Awards and been named Best Family Venue at the 2013 Family Arts Festival Awards.
 
Booking Information
theatreleeds.com
Box Office 0113 220 8008

In person at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PA
 
Listings for the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

Dance listings
 
Wednesday 24 – Saturday 27 September, 7.30pm
Phoenix Dance Theatre
Tenacity – Phoenix at Home
Tickets £15.00 & Concessions £10.00
 
Thursday 02 October, 7.30pm
The Urban Playground Team
Run This Town
Tickets £10.00 & Concessions £8.00

 
Thursday 06 – Friday 07 November, 7.30pm
Ballet Black
Mixed Programme
Tickets £17.50 & Concessions £15.00

 
Thursday 20 November, 7.30pm
Joss Arnott Dance
Surge
Tickets £10.00 & Concessions £8.00

 
Family listings
 
Monday 27 October – Saturday 01 November, 11.00am, 1.00pm & 3.00pm
(Friday 31 October11.00am (Relaxed Performance), 1.30pm & 3.30pm. )

Northern Ballet
Elves & the Shoemaker
Tickets £5.00 & Children £4.00

Event listings
 
Wednesday 08 October, 8.00pm
Tony Stockwell
An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic
Tickets £20.50 & £18.50



– ENDS –

Notes to Editors
 
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre is an intimate studio theatre situated inside the stunning home of Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre on Quarry Hill, Leeds. The building, winner of the 2011 National Lottery Award for Best Arts Project, also houses a café bar which is open daily for pre-performance meals or drinks.  The theatre was recently named as the best family friendly theatre in Yorkshire in the Netmums Theatre Awards. The theatre also received Best Family Venue, Best Family Event and Best Family Welcome at the 2013 Family Arts Festival Awards. 

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