Tag Archives: Damian Smith

A night of swoons, sighs and razmatazz: The Australian Ballet’s gala of 2016

Leanne Stojmanov and artists of the Australian Ballet, Symphony in C, photo © Daniel Boud

A spoonful of pas de deux by the late Agrippina Vaganova and the very present Christopher Wheeldon would be excellent

The Australian Ballet gala: Tributes to the past, hopes for the future

Australian Ballet gala curtain call, photo © Australian Ballet gala curtain call, front row, Sofiane Sylve and Pierre-Francois Vilanoba, Julie Kent, Maina Gielgud, David McAllister, Dame Margaret Scott, Marilyn Jones, Marilyn Rowe, Naoki Takagishi and Mizuka Ueno  photo © Filip Konikowski

On November 2, 2012 – 50 years to the day since Peggy van Praagh and her deputy, Ray Powell, took

All roads lead to Melbourne for last 50th fling of the year

Julie Kent in Manon, photo © Hector Matias Montini

Since writing the post below, it turned out that “might” was the right word for Hallberg’s appearance as he is

After the Rain – a great pas de deux

The Australian Ballet is about to revive Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain. The second part of the two part work