Tag Archives: Andrew Simmons

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

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

New Zealand ballet and the Italian Connection

Francesco Ventriglia

Thanks to the Encyclopedia of New Zealand I discovered that a 19th-century promoter of Italian immigration pointed out that New

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2014 season

Andrew Veyette and Megan Fairchild, in Allegro Brillante, New York City Ballet, photo © Paul Kolnik

Early next year, Ethan Stiefel, the artistic director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, will take his company back to

Royal New Zealand Ballet announces its 2013 season

Royal New Zealand Ballet 2013 poster, photo ©  Ross Brown

The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 60th year will open with Made to Move, the umbrella title for three new works,