Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Royal Ballet tour of Australia, 1958: the launch of a photographer’s career and the debut of a swan

Today, when a ballet company goes on an international tour, the dancers are lucky to spend a couple of weeks

Going with the flow: Annabel Knight returns to her first love, musical theatre

After you’ve danced the choreography of Graeme Murphy and Rafael Bonachela, the hip swivelling and high kicks of the Bombie

Spring in the steppes of the Bolshoi Ballet

THE Greek god of music, poetry and sun wore a dusting of white. Overnight, the snow had fallen on Apollo’s

After images linger as a generation moves on

Rachel Rawlins’ imminent retirement as a principal of the Australian Ballet marks a generational change at the company. Among the

The birth of Gemini: Marilyn Rowe remembers

Glen Tetley’s ballet, Gemini, was created in 1973 but it still looks as fresh as a brand new day. In

Queensland Ballet announces its new dancers for 2013

Li Cunxin has wasted no time in putting his stamp on the Queensland Ballet, offering contracts to nine new dancers,

Stiefel & Kobborg stay true to the spirit of Giselle

It may be small in numbers, with just over 35 dancers and a handful of extras, but the new production

The Australian Ballet gala: Tributes to the past, hopes for the future

On November 2, 2012 – 50 years to the day since Peggy van Praagh and her deputy, Ray Powell, took