Monthly Archives: November 2011

Stuttgart’s Australian tour: Onegin and a galaxy of stars

As the Australian Ballet is bringing Onegin back to the stage next year, it’s interesting to recall that the first

Down by the bridges of Paris with Roland Petit in ’53

Long before today’s photographers took their cameras outside to capture dancers posing alfresco, the stars of Roland Petit’s Ballets de

Valentin Zeglovsky update

Following my earlier post about Zeglovsky, a clearer picture has emerged of his life in Australia and the United Kingdom.

The fortunate fall: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui translates the Babel story

Sidi Larbi is in Buenos Aires researching a new piece based on the tango. A co-production with Sadlers Wells, it

The keepers of the flame

Summing up a year’s research at the Mitchell Library in Sydney, I spoke last week about my discoveries as the

Nacho Duato signs Bolshoi stars Ivan Vasiliev and Natalia Osipova

The two biggest stars of the Bolshoi Ballet are leaving the company to join the Mikhailovsky Theatre in St Petersburg

Valentin Zeglovsky: on stage, backstage and at the studio of Max Dupain

Max Dupain photographed many dancers in his Sydney studio, not only those who toured to Australia with the Ballets Russes’

Robert Curran to retire from the Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet announced today that Robert Curran is to retire as a principal artist of the company. Curran will

Christopher Hampson appointed artistic director of Scottish Ballet

The Scottish Ballet’s dancers are likely to be celebrating this week with the news that Christopher Hampson is to be

Anton Dolin: “Dance this for me, ladies and gentleman”

It’s not so much Anton Dolin in his dapper white trousers and pumps that intrigues, as the faces of the