Monthly Archives: April 2013

Matt Mattox: the Australian years – from Oklahoma! to Song of Norway

Oh What a Wonderful Mornin’ it was for Rodgers and Hammerstein when Oklahoma! opened in New York in March 1943.

Seeing through the mask: a new book on the life and work of Pina Bausch

In a recent edition of Dance Europe magazine, Paul Lightfoot, artistic director of Nederlands Dans Theater, names Pina Bausch as

Adventures by the fireside

After watching Queensland Ballet’s Cinderella on a Friday night and the Australian Ballet’s Don Quixote the following Monday I’ve started

MariaTallchief: “One word for her: Grand”

The acclaimed American ballerina, Maria Tallchief, died last Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Chicago at the age of 88. Associated

Osipova to join Royal Ballet

The Royal Opera House has announced that the Russian ballerina, Natalia Osipova, will join The Royal Ballet as a principal

Everything old is new again as Li Cunxin launches his artistic directorship with Stevenson’s Cinderella

The Queensland Ballet’s new production of Cinderella begins and ends with two powerful images, the first representing oppression and grief,

The long journey of Stevenson’s Cinderella, from Washington DC to Brisbane, Australia

It’s a big day today for Li Cunxin with the premiere of the Queensland Ballet’s first mainstage season under his

The many lives of the Corsaire pas de deux

The pas de deux in Le Corsaire is one of the most famous moments in the classical ballet repertoire, yet

The Ballets Russes in New Zealand: a happy holiday if you travelled in a Riley sportscar

On an arduous three-month tour of New Zealand by Col. de Basil’s Monte Carlo Russian Ballet in early 1937, the