Tag Archives: Diaghilev

From Warsaw to Dunedin, the unfortunate life of Thadee Slavinsky

Lydia Sokolova and Thadee Slavinsky, Narcisse

Maybe it’s because he died in Dunedin, New Zealand – where I was born – or maybe it’s because he

Kevin Jackson seizes the day with his Sydney debut as Nijinsky

Kevin Jackson and Amber Scott, Nijinsky, Australian Ballet, photo © Wendell Teodorow

The opening night of Neumeier’s Nijinsky in Sydney was Remembrance Day, the 11th of November, a day that marks the

In the mind of Akram

Catherine Schaub Abkarian, photo © J. Louis Fernandez

They say that all the characters in our dreams represent us, the dreamer. If Akram Khan’s production, iTMOi, is the

Picasso’s ballet years, from Parade to 5th position

At 96, the photographer David Douglas Duncan can still remember the moment, more than 55 years ago, when he was

The Ballets Russes in Australia and Beyond

Serge Ismailoff, Anna Volkova, Oleg Tupine, Tamara Tchinarova and Paul Petroff, 1938

In the winter of 2005, the University of Adelaide, the National Library of Australia and the Australian Ballet, received a