Monthly Archives: June 2013

Dancing Downtown: a city photo shoot with Simonne Smiles

Dance photography has come out of the studio and onto the street, not only with the work of Lisa Tomasetti

Baronova painting uncovered at the State Library of NSW

At the State Library of New South Wales a new ballet treasure has come to light – a very large

David Wall, the first Lescaut and Rudolf

David Wall, one of the Royal Ballet’s most acclaimed principal dancers, has died at the age of 67. Born in

NDT in Sydney: Sweet Dreams are Made of This

Nederlands Dans Theater’s season at the Sydney Opera House is united by the dreamlike quality of a quartet of pieces

The Brisbane ballet connection: new faces, new beginnings

Five days in Brisbane, two Bolshoi Ballet performances, one visit to the Queensland Ballet, one Bolshoi Conversation Series talk and

The Bolshoi looks on the bright side of life

When Alexei Ratmansky first heard a recording of Shostakovich’s ballet score for The Bright Stream in 1995, he must have

Turbans and tutus: the Bolshoi brings Le Corsaire to Australia

Le Corsaire, as danced by the Bolshoi Ballet, is like a croquembouche. The caramel-wrapped cone of pastry balls sprinkled sugar