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balletLORENT launches Professional Residency

Tuesday May 9th 2023Share page

Join us for the first balletLORENT Professional Residency this summer, and immerse yourself in some of our iconic repertoire, costume, set, props and movement practices with Artistic Director Liv Lorent and our dance artists and creative team.

balletLORENT Professional Residency

Monday 10 – Friday 14 July 2023, 10am-5pm

£225 for the week 

Day passes available (subject to availability, please enquire)

Open to dancers in professional training and professional dancers, we are offering limited places in a rare opportunity to work with dance artists who have decades of experience.

Celebrating 30 years, balletLORENT is north east England’s leading Dance Theatre company, founded by Artistic Director Liv Lorent. We create ambitious, inclusive, high quality work, touring to the UK’s most prestigious theatres, and suitable for all ages.

Our family programmes bring together an impressive network of acclaimed international collaborators Carol Ann Duffy, Murray Gold, Michele Clapton, Nasir Mazhar to retell the classic fairytale stories, whilst our critically acclaimed works made for adults offer more intimate and challenging narratives. Our work for film has achieved multiple awards at festivals across the globe.

We are delighted to share our collaborative and ambitious approach to creating dance theatre, working with you to recreate and reimagine some of our past and present repertoire during this professional residency.

Each day will start with a professional level contemporary dance class. You will then have the chance to learn repertoire, and create original work in collaboration with Liv and our creative artists. Get to grips with our sets, costumes and props as you explore balletLORENT’s unique vision of the relationship between dance, storytelling and physical theatre.

On the last Friday afternoon there will be an opportunity for you to use our props, costume and set to self-film in order to enhance your showreel, or create footage of yourself embodying a new range of physical challenges. 

Repertoire will include:


balletLORENT, John Marley Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 6TT

Newcastle upon Tyne is well served by public transport, with good train connections from across the country.  Our studios are based in Newcastle upon Tyne’s west end, a short bus ride from the city centre.

For more information contact Education and Projects Manager James MacGillivray:


Tel/Text/Whatsapp 07308 160 383 

Tel 0191 233 1811

Book your place here