Tag Archives: Marilyn Rowe

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,

What’s next for the Australian Ballet and Australian Ballet School

David McAllister, artistic director, Australian Ballet, photo © James Braund

As principal artists of the Australian Ballet, Lisa Pavane and David McAllister were colleagues for more than a decade. And

Australian Dance Awards, 2015

The Queensland Ballet, Lucinda Dunn, Waangenga Blanco and Narelle Benjamin were among those honoured this evening in the Australian Dance

The Australian Dance Awards’ panel honours three women whose lives were dedicated to dance

Marilyn Rowe and Kelvin Coe, 1983

The Australian Dance Awards’ advisory panel has inducted Marilyn Jones and Elizabeth Cameron Dalman into the Hall of Fame for

Lisa Pavane: the next director of the Australian Ballet School

Lisa Pavane teaching students at the Australian Ballet School, photographer unknown

Lisa Pavane is to become the fourth director of the Australian Ballet School. She will succeed Marilyn Rowe who is

2014: Changes at the top for the Australian Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School

Gailene Stock, photo © John Ross

Fifteen years ago, tapping away at my desk at The Sydney Morning Herald newsroom overlooking Darling Harbour, Sydney, I wrote:

Anna Karenina: Tolstoy’s tragedy interpreted by six choreographers

Keira Knightley as Anna Karenina, director, Joe Wright

Anna Karenina, the movie directed by Joe Wright and starring Kiera Knightley, opens with a painting of the curtain at

The birth of Gemini: Marilyn Rowe remembers

Lana Jones, Rudy Hawkes, Adam Bull and Amber Scott, Gemini, photo © Jeff Busby

Glen Tetley’s ballet, Gemini, was created in 1973 but it still looks as fresh as a brand new day. In

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

The Australian Ballet’s 50th year celebrations come to a close with documentary, talks, exhibitions

Marilyn Rowe and Kelvin Coe in Swan Lake 1983. Photo courtesy of the Australian Ballet

From the words of the first artistic director – Peggy van Praagh – to the thoughts of the newest Odette/Odile