Tag Archives: Michael Edgley

Irina Kolesnikova’s endless flight with the swan

Irina Kolesnikova as Odile, Swan Lake, St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, photo © Konstantin Tachkin

Very few dancers remain at one company for 18 years. And that’s especially rare if they’ve been performing as a

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,

Maya Plisetskaya, the prima ballerina who ran her own race

Maya Plisetskaya,1964, photo © Cecil Beaton

The era of Soviet ballet tours to Australia is only a memory, but that memory returned for me with the

Bolshoi Ballet to return to Australia in 2013

The Bright Stream photo © Damir Yusupov

The Bolshoi Ballet will tour to Australia next year for a season at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane,