Monthly Archives: April 2015

War Dances – a brief history beyond The Green Table

Branco Gaica’s photo of the men in Stephen Baynes’ ballet, 1914, is one of my favourite images on The Australian

Stillness and speed, spine chills and tears: Stella Abrera triumphs as Giselle

Stella Abrera, guesting for the Australian Ballet as Giselle, gave an extraordinary performance this week, dancing the role with such

Ako Kondo rises to the top of the Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet has a new principal dancer. Following her performance this evening (14 April) as Giselle, Ako Kondo was

Madeleine Eastoe followed Maina Gielgud’s advice and made the role of Giselle “entirely her own”

Every ballerina lucky enough to dance Giselle portrays the role in her own particular way. Of course she’s directed and