Tag Archives: Carlos Acosta

Tackling Romeo set for a new life but we should never forget the performance of Australia’s great dancer, Russell Page

Russell Page with Martin Henderson and Paul Mercurio in Tackling Romeo

For the last 18 months the director’s cut of the movie, Tackling Romeo, has been seen in private screenings in

The “wonderful” life of Sir Peter Wright

Sir Peter Wright, coaching dancers at the Dutch National Ballet, 2010

This article first appeared in the Australian Ballet’s program for its 2014 season of Sir Peter Wright’s Nutcracker in Melbourne

World Ballet Day #3: The Royal Ballet

Vadim Muntagirov and Carlos  Acosta, Royal Ballet, rehearsing Don Quixote

The TV and radio presenter, George Lamb and the Royal Ballet soloist, Kristen McNally were the confident hosts who took

World Ballet Day: October 1

World Ballet Day

Tomorrow five ballet companies around the world will be live streaming from their studios, first from Australia, then Russia, the

Queensland Ballet 2015: Cojocaru as Aurora and a London debut with La Sylphide

Queensland Ballet, Peter Schaufuss' La Sylphide,  Shane Wuerthner & Meng Ningning, photo © Georges Antoni

For his third year as artistic director of the Queensland Ballet, Li Cunxin has invited Alina Cojocaru to guest in

A weekend in the world of the star crossed lovers

Meng Ningning, Romeo&Juliet, Queensland Ballet, photo © David Kelly

In 1993, when Li Cunxin was a principal at the Houston Ballet, one of the newest dancers to join the

MacMillan’s R&J: A pivotal moment in the history of the Queensland Ballet

Tamara Rojo, Romeo & Juliet, Queensland Ballet, photo © David Kelly

Remember the date. June 27, 2014 at the Lyric Theatre in Brisbane, marked the day that the Queensland Ballet’s artistic

The stars are in alignment

Gillian Murphy as Gamzatti, La Bayadere, photographer unknown

With so many stars either in Australia or on their way, this is far from a winter of discontent for

Peter Wright: The eloquent classicist, still in the rehearsal room in his 80s

Sir Peter Wright
© Richard Farley

Sir Peter Wright’s most prolific decade was the 1980s when he created productions of four great classical works, first The

Memories of the year that was, hopes for the year to come

Isabella Boylston, Swan Lake, American Ballet Theatre, photo © Gene Schiavone

Looking backwards before glimpsing forward, the two highlights of the Australian dance year were the season of the Paris Opera