Tag Archives: Liam Scarlett

Queensland Ballet unveils its 2017 season

Ghost Dances, choreographed by Chistopher Bruce, artists of the Houston Ballet, photo © Amitava Sarkar

Bespoke, a production designed to appeal to new audiences, will open the Queensland Ballet’s 2017 season next February with performances

Benjamin Millepied: A stranger in his own land

Benjamin Millepied, photo © Ricardo DeAratanha/ Los Angeles Times

When Brigitte Lefèvre prepared for her retirement as director of the Paris Opera Ballet, she made it known that her

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

Millepied at the Paris Opera Ballet with “rather an American feel”

Benjamin Millepied in his office at the Palais Garnier, January 2015, photo © Sophie Jouve/Culturebox

In early October, the Paris Opera Ballet’s new triple bill was filmed live at one of the most beautiful buildings

The plans ahead for the Queensland Ballet and West Australian Ballet

Queensland Ballet image for the Lest We Forget season, photographer unknown

September is launch time, the month when Australian arts companies reveal their plans for the next year. On September 21,

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

An American returns to Paris: the Millepied/Forsythe connection

Benjamin Millepied at the season launch, photo © Francois Mori/AP

When Benjamin Millepied recently launched his first season as director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet he also announced

World Ballet Day #3: The Royal Ballet

Vadim Muntagirov and Carlos  Acosta, Royal Ballet, rehearsing Don Quixote

The TV and radio presenter, George Lamb and the Royal Ballet soloist, Kristen McNally were the confident hosts who took

World Ballet Day: October 1

World Ballet Day

Tomorrow five ballet companies around the world will be live streaming from their studios, first from Australia, then Russia, the

New Zealand ballet and the Italian Connection

Francesco Ventriglia

Thanks to the Encyclopedia of New Zealand I discovered that a 19th-century promoter of Italian immigration pointed out that New