Tag Archives: Graeme Murphy

“Isn’t this the most fantastic thing?” How Kristian Fredrikson’s greatest wish came true

Kristian Fredrikson, 2000, photo © Peter Brew-Bevan

Kristian Fredrikson fell in love with the ballet, Nutcracker, and the music of Tchaikovsky when the Borovansky Ballet toured to

Alister Grant on playing the music for ballet class: “The whole point of being there is to make people feel good about what they’re doing”

Alister Grant, February 2017, photo © Valerie Lawson

Alister has left the building. And down at the Walsh Bay wharf in Sydney, we’re all the worse for his

Aurélien Scannella launches the West Australian Ballet’s line up for 2017

The Great Gatsby, Northern Ballet,  choreography David Nixon, Tobias Batley and Martha Leebolt, photo © Bill Cooper

The West Australian Ballet will bring David Nixon’s The Great Gatsby to Australia for the first time next year. Opening

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

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

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

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

Farewell to Andris Toppe, dancer, choreographer, friend and colleague of so many in the Sydney Dance Company and The Australian Ballet

Andris Toppe

Andris Toppe has died in Melbourne at the age of 71, having being diagnosed with advanced cancer in early January.

Three Ladies Dancing

The Nutcracker, the Royal Ballet, 2009, photo © Johan Persson

Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year to all Dancelines readers and friends. For me, the sound of Christmas

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