Tag Archives: Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet’s 2018 tent pole: Spartacus reinvented for the 21st century

The Australian Ballet's Spartacus poster, 1978

In any ballet season there’s always a big show, a premiere, a hook that adds that extra bit of excitement

World Ballet Day 2017

World Ballet Day 2017

The next WBD is on 5 October. Five companies, The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi, Royal Ballet, National Ballet of Canada and

Together they stand: the trend for co-productions in the ballet world

Harlequinade, New York City Ballet, photo © Paul Kolnik

We’re fast approaching the time when dance companies release their 2018 repertoire. The Queensland Ballet will reveal its season on

Vale Bryan Lawrence, the English dancer handpicked for the Australian Ballet by Peggy van Praagh and Robert Helpmann

Bryan Lawrence, Melbourne Cup, Australian Ballet, 1967, photo ©  Keith Byron

When Bryan Lawrence was a ballet student training in London, he once jumped so high that he felt “wonderful –

“Isn’t this the most fantastic thing?” How Kristian Fredrikson’s greatest wish came true

Kristian Fredrikson, 2000, photo © Peter Brew-Bevan

Kristian Fredrikson fell in love with the ballet, Nutcracker, and the music of Tchaikovsky when the Borovansky Ballet toured to

Three tales of endurance: Inside stories, luxurious squandering & the Aussie Ballet braves

Infra, Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

If Wayne McGregor’s mind could be tracked by GPS, the route might take us from a science lab, to a

The Sydney Opera House has found a perfect place for a kitchen: The Australian Ballet’s rehearsal room

Jorn Utzon, © Utzon photos.com

When it comes to a choice of the dollar or the artist the winner is almost always the dollar. For

At last, David Hallberg steps out of the shadows and into the spotlight

David Hallberg, as Franz in Coppelia, Australian Ballet, photo © Kate Longley

The last supermoon of the year lit up the sky above the Sydney Opera House, the temperature hovered around 30

Kevin Jackson seizes the day with his Sydney debut as Nijinsky

Kevin Jackson and Amber Scott, Nijinsky, Australian Ballet, photo © Wendell Teodorow

The opening night of Neumeier’s Nijinsky in Sydney was Remembrance Day, the 11th of November, a day that marks the

The Australian Ballet’s 2017 season: A year of Alice, Clara and Aurora

Amber Scott, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Australian Ballet, photo © Justin Ridler

For both the dancers and audiences, the Australian Ballet’s big show of 2017 will be Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in