Tag Archives: Kevin Jackson

Kevin Jackson seizes the day with his Sydney debut as Nijinsky

Kevin Jackson and Amber Scott, Nijinsky, Australian Ballet, photo © Wendell Teodorow

The opening night of Neumeier’s Nijinsky in Sydney was Remembrance Day, the 11th of November, a day that marks the

Ratmansky’s Cinderella at the Coliseum – a round up of the London reviews

Artists of the Australian Ballet in Cinderella, 2013, photo © Jeff Busby

The London critics are mostly in agreement in their reviews of the Australian Ballet’s Cinderella, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky in

A night of swoons, sighs and razmatazz: The Australian Ballet’s gala of 2016

Leanne Stojmanov and artists of the Australian Ballet, Symphony in C, photo © Daniel Boud

A spoonful of pas de deux by the late Agrippina Vaganova and the very present Christopher Wheeldon would be excellent

Sleeping Beauty in Sydney, a second viewing

Lana Jones and Kevin Jackson in David McAllister's The Sleeping Beauty, the Australian Ballet, 2015, photo © Jeff Busby

Last September, the Melbourne premiere of the Australian Ballet’s new Sleeping Beauty represented the big picture, with a multitude of

Madeleine Eastoe followed Maina Gielgud’s advice and made the role of Giselle “entirely her own”

Madeleine Eastoe and Kevin Jackson, GIselle, Australian Ballet, © photo Jeff Busby

Every ballerina lucky enough to dance Giselle portrays the role in her own particular way. Of course she’s directed and

A five star show to start the Australian Ballet’s year

Madeleine Eastoe, the Australian Ballet, Swan Lake Act III, photo © Lisa Tomasetti

The Australian Ballet delivered a triple treat on the opening night of the company’s 2015 season. Madeleine Eastoe, Kevin Jackson

Gillian Murphy as Nikiya, a night to remember and the journey of La Bayadère from Petipa to the 21st century

Gillian Murphy rehearsing La Bayadere, The Australian Ballet,  photo © Kate Langley

With Christmas Eve just a month away, I thought I’d already seen the outstanding Australian dance performances of the year.

First the glitter, then the shadowplay: the Australian Ballet’s double bill

Daniel Gaudiello in La Sylphide, The Australian Ballet 2013, photo © Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s latest program is a study in contrasts: Romantic era French, versus Imperial Russian, a chandelier versus a

The Australian Ballet gala: Tributes to the past, hopes for the future

Australian Ballet gala curtain call, photo © Australian Ballet gala curtain call, front row, Sofiane Sylve and Pierre-Francois Vilanoba, Julie Kent, Maina Gielgud, David McAllister, Dame Margaret Scott, Marilyn Jones, Marilyn Rowe, Naoki Takagishi and Mizuka Ueno  photo © Filip Konikowski

On November 2, 2012 – 50 years to the day since Peggy van Praagh and her deputy, Ray Powell, took

Honesty and irony: more NYC reviews

Alastair Macaulay

A few days after Stephen Page’s Warumuk – in the dark night – received negative reviews by some New York