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Stephen Baynes’ Swan Lake is back and better than ever

Brett Simon, centre, with artists of the Australian Ballet, Swan Lake, photo © Daniel Boud

The opening night cast of the Australian Ballet’s revival was superb. Amber Scott as Odette/Odile, Adam Bull as Prince Siegfried,

St Petersburg Blue and French White unite in Imperial Suite

Adam Bull and Lana Jones, Ballet Imperial, choreography by George Balanchine, © The George Balanchine Trust, the Australian Ballet, 2014

Ballet Imperial and Suite en blanc share much – their speed and exactitude, the technical challenges that allow no hiding

Now and then in the Australian Ballet’s night of white

Vivienne Wong and Rudy Hawkes in Chroma, The Australian Ballet 2014, photo ©  Jess Bialek

When William Forsythe rehearsed his In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated with the Paris Opera Ballet in 1987 he asked one

Awakening a new Beauty with a gift of money

Miranda Coney, Lisa Bolte, Kathy Heathcote and Maina Gielgud with the Queen after the Royal Gala Performance of The Sleeping Beauty, 1988, photo © Desmond O'Neill

A new production of The Sleeping Beauty will be the centrepiece of the Australian Ballet’s repertoire next year. Premiering in

The Australian Ballet’s birthday offering: a Swan Lake to cherish

The Australian Ballet’s 50th anniversary year came to a celebratory conclusion last evening with Stephen Baynes’s new Swan Lake, created

Australian Ballet reveals its 50th anniversary program

Lucinda Dunn and Robert Curran, Onegin,  photo © Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet began its life in Sydney at Her Majesty’s Theatre in 1962. But 50 years on, Melbourne will