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The ballet class of ’62

left to right: Jan Megna (formerly Jan Melvin), Colin Peasley, Margaret Akerman, Garth Welch, Marilyn Jones, Greg Khoury, Ramona Ratas, Robert Olup, Heather Macrae, Ian Rannard and Patrina Coates. Photo: Samantha Eedle

Fifty years after they first assembled in Melbourne, 10 of the foundation members of the Australian Ballet posed for this

The first decade: snapshots from the early years of the Australian Ballet

Colin Peasley, Kelvin Coe and Barry Moreland rehearsing in the Australian Ballet studios in 1964, photo © Terry Phelan.

Noel Smith strode into the pit, picked up his baton, and gave the downbeat for the overture. The chatter, the