Tag Archives: Andrew Killian

Coppelia: The win-win production imprinted in the Australian Ballet’s history

Ako Kondo, Chengwu Guo and artists of the Australian Ballet, photo © Daniel Boud

The collaboration of Peggy van Praagh, Kristian Fredrikson and George Ogilvie is one of the most successful in the Australian

20:21: Shot out of the canon and onto the stage

In the Upper Room, the Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s triple bill begins and ends with jogging. The curtain opens to reveal a diagonal of dancers in

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

Madeleine Eastoe and Kevin Jackson, GIselle, Australian Ballet, © photo Jeff Busby

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

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

Vivienne Wong and Rudy Hawkes in Chroma, The Australian Ballet 2014, photo ©  Jess Bialek

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

Manon: a tale of coins, pointes and conflicts interpreted by a new generation

Lucinda Dunn, Steven Heathcote and artists of the Australian Ballet in Manon, 2014, photographer unknown

In 1978, Kenneth MacMillan, with his wife and daughter, travelled to Australia on a working holiday. During a two-day visit

Onegin: To every thing there is a season

Amber Scott and Adam Bull in rehearsal for Onegin, photo © Lynette Wills

The double asterisks on the nightly cast lists say it all. The symbol following a dancer’s name means “debut in

Romeo & Juliet – simplicity lost in translation

Kevin Jackson and Madeleine Eastoe

There’s a place for us, A time and place for us. Hold my hand and we’re halfway there. Hold my

British ballet at its best – and one from the museum

After the Rain, Kirsty Martin

Two out of three fizzed like flutes of the best champagne. The third was, well, vintage of another kind. The

Australian Ballet promotions

The Australian Ballet's new principals, Amber Scott, Andrew Killian and Leanne Stojmenov. Photo, James Braund.

Amber Scott, Leanne Stojmenov and Andrew Killian were promoted tonight on stage during the opening night of the Australian Ballet’s