Tag Archives: Kelvin Coe

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 Murphy & Vernon Heritage: a work in progress

Janet Vernon and Graeme Murphy rehearsing Firebird, 2009, photo  © Alex Makayev

Goodwill and nostalgia united in equal measures when Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon walked onto the stage of the Sydney

Memories of Kelvin Coe

Kelvin Coe, Dale Baker, Paul DeMasson and David Palmer in rehearsal for The Three Musketeers, 1981. Photo  © Herald & Weekly Times Ltd

In 1992, ABC TV screened a documentary on the former Australian Ballet principal, Kelvin Coe, who died in July that