Monthly Archives: May 2014

Peter Wright: The eloquent classicist, still in the rehearsal room in his 80s

Sir Peter Wright’s most prolific decade was the 1980s when he created productions of four great classical works, first The

The Murphy heritage preserved on film

When Rafael Bonachela was appointed artistic director of the Sydney Dance Company at the end of 2008 he told me:

Sally Gilmour: the fey and foxy lady of the Ballet Rambert

Just as every male ballet dancer was upstaged by Rudolf Nureyev in the 1960s, so did female dancers suffer from

Snakes and Ladders: the Boyz are Back in Town

More than a year after their premiere in London, the Ballet Boyz’ double bill of Liam Scarlett’s Serpent and Russell

Gailene Stock: A Life Dedicated to Dance

This obituary of Gailene was published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 2 May 2014 To survive and thrive in

St Petersburg Blue and French White unite in Imperial Suite

Ballet Imperial and Suite en blanc share much – their speed and exactitude, the technical challenges that allow no hiding

Now and then in the Australian Ballet’s night of white

When William Forsythe rehearsed his In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated with the Paris Opera Ballet in 1987 he asked one