Tag Archives: Colin Peasley

Coppelia: The win-win production imprinted in the Australian Ballet’s history

Ako Kondo, Chengwu Guo and artists of the Australian Ballet, photo © Daniel Boud

The collaboration of Peggy van Praagh, Kristian Fredrikson and George Ogilvie is one of the most successful in the Australian

Vale Desmond Heeley, the man who, in his own words, made “dross into gold”

Artists of the Australian Ballet, The Merry Widow, photo © Jeff Busby

Desmond Heeley, the English stage designer who worked with Ballet Rambert, the Marquis de Cuevas Ballet, John Cranko, Kenneth MacMillan,

A five star show to start the Australian Ballet’s year

Madeleine Eastoe, the Australian Ballet, Swan Lake Act III, photo © Lisa Tomasetti

The Australian Ballet delivered a triple treat on the opening night of the company’s 2015 season. Madeleine Eastoe, Kevin Jackson

A Nutcracker gift that keeps on giving, thanks to Peter Wright and John Macfarlane

Benedicte Bernet and artists of the Australian Ballet, Nutcracker, photo © Jeff Busby

It’s close to quarter of a century since Sir Peter Wright choreographed his Nutcracker for the Birmingham Royal Ballet. He

Sydney Eisteddford’s ballet scholarship finalists, 2014

Back row from left: Kayla Maree Tarantolo, Daniel Russell Colin Peasley (adjudicator), Matthew Bradwell, Sera Schuller, Rani Luther (adjudicator), Noah Dunlop, Sasha Leong. Front row: Chiara Gonzalez, Bethany Cockburn.

Click on the image to enlarge This year’s eight finalists in the Sydney Eisteddfod’s McDonald’s Ballet Scholarship will compete for

First the glitter, then the shadowplay: the Australian Ballet’s double bill

Daniel Gaudiello in La Sylphide, The Australian Ballet 2013, photo © Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s latest program is a study in contrasts: Romantic era French, versus Imperial Russian, a chandelier versus a

Frederic Franklin, the Peter Pan of dance

Frederic Franklin, Rodeo, photo © Maurice Seymour

Six weeks before the start of World War I, Fred Franklin, a caterer, and his wife, Mabel, gave birth to

The Australian Ballet’s 50th year celebrations come to a close with documentary, talks, exhibitions

Marilyn Rowe and Kelvin Coe in Swan Lake 1983. Photo courtesy of the Australian Ballet

From the words of the first artistic director – Peggy van Praagh – to the thoughts of the newest Odette/Odile

All for Mrs P: A daughter pays tribute to her mother’s journey

l to r: Konstantin Tselikov, Priscilla Tseliova, Tanya Pearson and Lucinda Dunn, photo © Lightbox Photography

Thanks to the vision and energy of such pioneers as Eunice Weston, Frances Scully, Kathleen Danetree, Linley Wilson, Lorraine Norton,

Colin Peasley’s golden years with the Australian Ballet

Colin Peasley, photographer unknown

We knew it was coming but today, Colin Peasley announced that he would retire from the Australian Ballet at the