Tag Archives: Cinderella

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

Li Cunxin, artistic director of the Queensland Ballet, reveals the 2018 season

Yanela Pinera and Camilo Ramos, Carmen, Queensland Ballet, photo © Justin Ridler

The Queensland Ballet’s 2018 season is strong on narrative ballets, with the first, a new production of La Bayadere, choreographed

Ratmansky’s Cinderella at the Coliseum – a round up of the London reviews

Artists of the Australian Ballet in Cinderella, 2013, photo © Jeff Busby

The London critics are mostly in agreement in their reviews of the Australian Ballet’s Cinderella, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky in

Daniel Gaudiello makes a no-fuss, no flowers exit from the Australian Ballet stage

Daniel Gaudiello rehearsing William Forsythe's In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Australian Ballet, photo © Lynette Wills

Daniel Gaudiello gave his last performance with the Australian Ballet on 21 March in Melbourne. When a principal artist leaves

World Ballet Day companies throw open their studio doors

Sarah Thompson and  Benedicte Bemet, Australian Ballet class

The big difference between World Ballet Day 2015 and the inaugural event last year was the way the five main

The Australian Ballet’s 2016 repertoire

The Hamburg Ballet in Neumeier's Nijinsky, photo © Holger Badekow

For the first time in its history, the Australian Ballet will stage a ballet choreographed by John Neumeier, the artistic

Jerome Kaplan’s design recipe for Ratmansky’s Cinderella: “Find first the good ingredients and organise well all together”

Leanne Stojmenov and Lynette Wills, Cinderella, Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

From the moment the curtain rises on the ballet Cinderella we enter a topsy-turvy dreamscape. Shoes flip into hats, a

Harry Haythorne, 1926-2014: An inspiring life in dance

Harry Haythorne, the former assistant artistic director of the Scottish Ballet and artistic director of both the Queensland Ballet and

Australian Dance Awards: The 2014 Winners

Gailene Stock, photo © Patrick Baldwin

Gailene Stock was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Australian Dance Awards at the Sydney Opera House tonight.

Dance nominees in the Helpmann Awards, 2014

The Bright Stream, Maria Alexandrova as Zina, Bolshoi Ballet, photo © Damir Yusupov

The dance panel for the Helpmann Awards 2014 has shortlisted four works for Best Ballet or Dance Work, and in