Tag Archives: Mary Poppins the Musical

Flying dreams and dancing animals: How children’s tales migrated to the ballet stage

Lauren Cuthbertson as Alice and Sergei Polunin as the Knave of Hearts in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Royal Ballet, photo © Johan Persson

This article first appeared in the Australian Ballet’s publication, Balletomane. If Wonderland were a destination, we could take our seats

Strictly Ballroom’s sweet and simple story falls under the weight of ornamentation

Strictly Ballroom, flashback scene, photo © Douglas Kirkland

In Baz Luhrman’s Strictly Ballroom, every actor and dancer on stage gives their best, as professionals always do. But their