Tag Archives: David McAllister

2016 Genee International Ballet Competition: A double Gold & a farewell to Lynn Wallis

Genee 2016, the finalists and judges, photo © Winkipop Media

The 2016 Genee Awards ended with mathematical precision: From 12 finalists there were six medal winners, with one girl and

Genee 2016 finalists

From 86 semi finalists, the judges for the 2016 Genee International Ballet Competition have chosen 12 finalists who will dance

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

The Australian Ballet’s 2017 season: A year of Alice, Clara and Aurora

Amber Scott, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Australian Ballet, photo © Justin Ridler

For both the dancers and audiences, the Australian Ballet’s big show of 2017 will be Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in

What’s next for the Australian Ballet and Australian Ballet School

David McAllister, artistic director, Australian Ballet, photo © James Braund

As principal artists of the Australian Ballet, Lisa Pavane and David McAllister were colleagues for more than a decade. And

Hannah O’Neill joins the elite of the Prix Benois de la danse

Hannah O'Neill, Paquita, Paris Opera Ballet, photo © Laurent Philippe

The annual Prix Benois de la danse held at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, is a northern hemisphere event. So it’s

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 Sleeping Beauty: A ballet once seen, never forgotten

Some ballets change lives. Children remember their first Nutcracker, of course, or maybe Coppelia or Swan Lake. But for many

Bodytorque’s two directions, either fading away or reinvention

From Something, to Nothing, Australian Ballet

After a season in Melbourne last year the Australian Ballet’s annual Bodytorque program returned to the stage in Sydney, but