Monthly Archives: August 2014

Heathcote and Radojevic: the back story

Steven Heathcote’s appointment as the Australian Ballet’s new ballet master and repetiteur, announced this week, reunites the former principal dancer

The Helpmann awards: winners of the year and problems of the past

It’s been 11 years since the Australian Ballet won the Helpmann Award for the Best Ballet or Dance Work. Back

Former Australian Ballet principal finds a new base in Louisville

Robert Curran, a former principal with the Australian Ballet, has been appointed the new artistic director of the Louisville Ballet.

Peter Sculthorpe: The sun, the earth, and Ned Kelly

Graeme Murphy was 18 when Robert Helpmann choreographed Sun Music for the Australian Ballet in 1968. Helpmann’s work “was an

A newsy dance week: Australian Dance Awards; ABT casting announced; Sydney Dance Company changes; Australian Ballet’s US tour

The last five days have yielded more than the usual number of dance news stories in Australia. The shortlisted nominees

Mariinsky Ballet takes class at the Royal Opera House

The Mariinsky Ballet season at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, concludes on 16 August and it seems that

McDonald’s Ballet Scholarship winners 2014

The outright winner of the scholarship this year is Kayla-Maria Tarantolo who trains at the McDonald College, Sydney, where her

Sydney Eisteddford’s ballet scholarship finalists, 2014

Click on the image to enlarge This year’s eight finalists in the Sydney Eisteddfod’s McDonald’s Ballet Scholarship will compete for