Tag Archives: Alexei Ratmansky

Ratmansky’s Cinderella at the Coliseum – a round up of the London reviews

Artists of the Australian Ballet in Cinderella, 2013, photo © Jeff Busby

The London critics are mostly in agreement in their reviews of the Australian Ballet’s Cinderella, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky in

Daniel Gaudiello makes a no-fuss, no flowers exit from the Australian Ballet stage

Daniel Gaudiello rehearsing William Forsythe's In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Australian Ballet, photo © Lynette Wills

Daniel Gaudiello gave his last performance with the Australian Ballet on 21 March in Melbourne. When a principal artist leaves

2016: The past, the present, and a very big challenge of the future

A hundred years ago the Ziegfeld Follies opened on Broadway with Bachelor Days, a vaudeville show that included a song

World Ballet Day companies throw open their studio doors

Sarah Thompson and  Benedicte Bemet, Australian Ballet class

The big difference between World Ballet Day 2015 and the inaugural event last year was the way the five main

The Australian Ballet’s 2016 repertoire

The Hamburg Ballet in Neumeier's Nijinsky, photo © Holger Badekow

For the first time in its history, the Australian Ballet will stage a ballet choreographed by John Neumeier, the artistic

The Sleeping Beauty: A ballet once seen, never forgotten

Some ballets change lives. Children remember their first Nutcracker, of course, or maybe Coppelia or Swan Lake. But for many

Jerome Kaplan’s design recipe for Ratmansky’s Cinderella: “Find first the good ingredients and organise well all together”

Leanne Stojmenov and Lynette Wills, Cinderella, Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

From the moment the curtain rises on the ballet Cinderella we enter a topsy-turvy dreamscape. Shoes flip into hats, a

A magic carpet ride through 2015

2015

I would, if I could, take a magic carpet ride to several continents and at least a dozen theatres to

Australian Dance Awards: The 2014 Winners

Gailene Stock, photo © Patrick Baldwin

Gailene Stock was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Australian Dance Awards at the Sydney Opera House tonight.

World Ballet Day, #5 San Francisco Ballet and the Wrap Up

Francis Chung and Davit Karapetyan, San Francisco Ballet

In nine months Helgi Tomasson will celebrate his 30th year as artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet. I think