Tag Archives: John Meehan

Vale Desmond Heeley, the man who, in his own words, made “dross into gold”

Artists of the Australian Ballet, The Merry Widow, photo © Jeff Busby

Desmond Heeley, the English stage designer who worked with Ballet Rambert, the Marquis de Cuevas Ballet, John Cranko, Kenneth MacMillan,

The Brisbane ballet connection: new faces, new beginnings

Ballet costume exhibition, Tony Gould Gallery, QPAC, Brisbane

Five days in Brisbane, two Bolshoi Ballet performances, one visit to the Queensland Ballet, one Bolshoi Conversation Series talk and

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