Tag Archives: Giselle

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

Murphy’s Swan Lake in London: The Verdict

Adam Bull and Amber Scott, Graeme Murphy's Swan Lake, Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s four-day season of Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake at the Coliseum in London has ended with the city’s

A Year of Beauty in numbers

Lana Jones in David McAllister's The Sleeping Beauty, Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

Programming a sumptuous new production of Sleeping Beauty, initiating Storytime Ballet for children, adding a Sydney season of Graeme Murphy’s

Benjamin Millepied: A stranger in his own land

Benjamin Millepied, photo © Ricardo DeAratanha/ Los Angeles Times

When Brigitte Lefèvre prepared for her retirement as director of the Paris Opera Ballet, she made it known that her

2016: The past, the present, and a very big challenge of the future

A hundred years ago the Ziegfeld Follies opened on Broadway with Bachelor Days, a vaudeville show that included a song

Millepied at the Paris Opera Ballet with “rather an American feel”

Benjamin Millepied in his office at the Palais Garnier, January 2015, photo © Sophie Jouve/Culturebox

In early October, the Paris Opera Ballet’s new triple bill was filmed live at one of the most beautiful buildings

The plans ahead for the Queensland Ballet and West Australian Ballet

Queensland Ballet image for the Lest We Forget season, photographer unknown

September is launch time, the month when Australian arts companies reveal their plans for the next year. On September 21,

The Helpmann Awards’ shortlist for Dance

Chloe Yeong and Sam Young Wright, Quintett, Sydney Dance Company, photo © Peter Greig

This year’s big favourite so far for the Helpmann dance awards is the Sydney Dance Company with six nominees across

Stillness and speed, spine chills and tears: Stella Abrera triumphs as Giselle

Stella Abrera rehearsing Giselle for the Australian Ballet, photo © Kate Longley

Stella Abrera, guesting for the Australian Ballet as Giselle, gave an extraordinary performance this week, dancing the role with such

Ako Kondo rises to the top of the Australian Ballet

Ako Kondo in Bodytorque, the Australian Ballet, photo ©  Paul Scala

The Australian Ballet has a new principal dancer. Following her performance this evening (14 April) as Giselle, Ako Kondo was