Tag Archives: Gary Norman

The Australian Ballet’s 2018 tent pole: Spartacus reinvented for the 21st century

The Australian Ballet's Spartacus poster, 1978

In any ballet season there’s always a big show, a premiere, a hook that adds that extra bit of excitement

Gailene Stock: A Life Dedicated to Dance

Gailene Stock at the Royal Ballet School with second and third year students, circa 2003

This obituary of Gailene was published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 2 May 2014 To survive and thrive in

The precious gift of Tatiana

Amber Scott, as Tatiana in Onegin, The Australian Ballet, photo © Lynette Wills

I recently interviewed dancers, past and present, who’ve danced the role of Tatiana in Onegin or who soon will. For

Carmen’s journey to Australia, via Marseille and South Africa

Sherri Raiment and Gary Norman, Carmen

Following this week’s earlier post on the ballet, Carmen, I’ve been able to speak with Lucette Aldous, the first ballerina