Tag Archives: Lucas Jervies

The Australian Ballet’s 2018 tent pole: Spartacus reinvented for the 21st century

The Australian Ballet's Spartacus poster, 1978

In any ballet season there’s always a big show, a premiere, a hook that adds that extra bit of excitement

A full house for the Melbourne Ballet Company in Sydney although ‘ballet’ took a back seat in the program

Four Dance, Melbourne Ballet Company, photo © Ron Fung

The high point of the Melbourne Ballet Company’s triple bill in Sydney was the middle of the middle. It came

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,

A newsy dance week: Australian Dance Awards; ABT casting announced; Sydney Dance Company changes; Australian Ballet’s US tour

Andrew Crawford and Natalie Allen, 2 One Another, Sydney Dance Company, photo © Ken Butti

The last five days have yielded more than the usual number of dance news stories in Australia. The shortlisted nominees