Tag Archives: Australian Ballet School

What’s next for the Australian Ballet and Australian Ballet School

David McAllister, artistic director, Australian Ballet, photo © James Braund

As principal artists of the Australian Ballet, Lisa Pavane and David McAllister were colleagues for more than a decade. And

The sad story of dance defunding in Australia and a thoughtful response from the executive director of the country’s biggest dance company

Brandis as Whistler's Mother on the George Brandis Life Art Experience Facebook page

After 29 years, the annual gala and presentation of awards to Australian dancers and dance companies could be coming to

Hannah O’Neill joins the elite of the Prix Benois de la danse

Hannah O'Neill, Paquita, Paris Opera Ballet, photo © Laurent Philippe

The annual Prix Benois de la danse held at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, is a northern hemisphere event. So it’s

Mara Galeazzi returns to Australia for the gala, Ballet Stars Under the Stars

Mara Galeazzi in Mayerling, Royal Ballet, photo © Bill Cooper

There are famous exceptions, among them Galina Ulanova, Margot Fonteyn, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Sylvie Guillem, but few ballet dancers continue

Joiners and leavers at the Australian Ballet

Robyn Hendricks, photo © George Antoni

The Australian Ballet has increased its company numbers from 68 full time dancers last year to 79 this year. New

A story behind the story of Flesh and Bone

Sarah Hay, centre, in Flesh and Bone

If the title of the show doesn’t tell us enough then the poster does. The dancer, as you can see,

From Japan, by way of Australia, Hannah O’Neill takes a leading role in Paris

Hannah O'Neill, photographer unknown

The progress of Hannah O’Neill at the Paris Opera Ballet has been exceptional but I don’t think anyone would believe

The past pas de deux of the Australian Ballet and the Liberal Party

Robert Menzies

The unnaturally green lawns and the Queen Anne style house in the photo were in sharp contrast to the moral

Sally Gilmour: the fey and foxy lady of the Ballet Rambert

Sally Gilmour in Lady Into Fox, photographer unknown

Just as every male ballet dancer was upstaged by Rudolf Nureyev in the 1960s, so did female dancers suffer from

Gailene Stock: A Life Dedicated to Dance

Gailene Stock at the Royal Ballet School with second and third year students, circa 2003

This obituary of Gailene was published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 2 May 2014 To survive and thrive in