Tag Archives: Lucette Aldous

Aurélien Scannella launches the West Australian Ballet’s line up for 2017

The Great Gatsby, Northern Ballet,  choreography David Nixon, Tobias Batley and Martha Leebolt, photo © Bill Cooper

The West Australian Ballet will bring David Nixon’s The Great Gatsby to Australia for the first time next year. Opening

The Big 40 for Don Quixote and the Friends of the Australian Ballet

Lucette Aldous and Rudolf Nureyev, Don Quixote, 1973

The Friends of the Australian Ballet NSW is marking its 40th year with a special screening in Sydney of the

Carmen’s journey to Australia, via Marseille and South Africa

Sherri Raiment and Gary Norman, Carmen

Following this week’s earlier post on the ballet, Carmen, I’ve been able to speak with Lucette Aldous, the first ballerina

Petit’s Carmen, a study in seduction

Antoni Clavé 1949 drawing for Carmen costume

The Australian Ballet was only 11 years old in 1973 when it took something dramatically different into the repertoire –