Tag Archives: Ben Cisterne

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

Quintett: A Forsythe masterpiece opens Sydney Dance Company’s year

Sydney Dance Company, Quintett, Jesse Scales and Cass Mortimer Eipper, photo © Peter Greig

William Forsythe’s Quintett has none of the fireworks of his In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated or The Vertiginous Thrill of

Forsythe’s letter to his wife opens Sydney Dance Company’s 2015 season

Quintett, photo © Ryan Schude

William Forsythe’s Quintett, created in 1993, is the centerpiece of Sydney Dance Company’s 2015 season. Forsythe has said that Quintett