Tag Archives: Jiri Kylian

Love, death, and the forgotten lands of our dreams, as told by Jiri Kylian

Rudy Hawkes and Lana Jones, Forgotten Land, Australian Ballet, photo © Daniel Boud

This article was first published by the Australian Ballet in the program for the company’s 2016 triple bill, Vitesse. Jiri

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

The Australian Ballet’s 2016 repertoire

The Hamburg Ballet in Neumeier's Nijinsky, photo © Holger Badekow

For the first time in its history, the Australian Ballet will stage a ballet choreographed by John Neumeier, the artistic

War Dances – a brief history beyond The Green Table

Branco Gaica’s photo of the men in Stephen Baynes’ ballet, 1914, is one of my favourite images on The Australian

A magic carpet ride through 2015

2015

I would, if I could, take a magic carpet ride to several continents and at least a dozen theatres to

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

Memories of the year that was, hopes for the year to come

Isabella Boylston, Swan Lake, American Ballet Theatre, photo © Gene Schiavone

Looking backwards before glimpsing forward, the two highlights of the Australian dance year were the season of the Paris Opera

Bodytorque 2013: so far, so good, now for the future nurturing of talent

Calvin Hannaford and Dimity Azoury, TInted Windows, The Australian Ballet, photo © Branco Gaica

Almost a decade ago, David McAllister, artistic director of the Australian Ballet attended a conference in England where he, and

The Australian Ballet’s 2014 repertoire

Lana Jones, La Bayadere,  photo © Paul Scala

Stanton Welch’s production of La Bayadere, Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker and Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon are the three main ingredients of

In the mind of Akram

Catherine Schaub Abkarian, photo © J. Louis Fernandez

They say that all the characters in our dreams represent us, the dreamer. If Akram Khan’s production, iTMOi, is the