Tag Archives: Miwako Kubota

Coppelia: The win-win production imprinted in the Australian Ballet’s history

Ako Kondo, Chengwu Guo and artists of the Australian Ballet, photo © Daniel Boud

The collaboration of Peggy van Praagh, Kristian Fredrikson and George Ogilvie is one of the most successful in the Australian

A night of swoons, sighs and razmatazz: The Australian Ballet’s gala of 2016

Leanne Stojmanov and artists of the Australian Ballet, Symphony in C, photo © Daniel Boud

A spoonful of pas de deux by the late Agrippina Vaganova and the very present Christopher Wheeldon would be excellent

Stephen Baynes’ Swan Lake is back and better than ever

Brett Simon, centre, with artists of the Australian Ballet, Swan Lake, photo © Daniel Boud

The opening night cast of the Australian Ballet’s revival was superb. Amber Scott as Odette/Odile, Adam Bull as Prince Siegfried,

20:21: Shot out of the canon and onto the stage

In the Upper Room, the Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s triple bill begins and ends with jogging. The curtain opens to reveal a diagonal of dancers in

Stillness and speed, spine chills and tears: Stella Abrera triumphs as Giselle

Stella Abrera rehearsing Giselle for the Australian Ballet, photo © Kate Longley

Stella Abrera, guesting for the Australian Ballet as Giselle, gave an extraordinary performance this week, dancing the role with such

Madeleine Eastoe to make her farewell performance in July

Madeleine Eastoe and Kevin Jackson in Graeme Murphy's Swan Lake,  Australian Ballet, photo © Lisa Tomasetti

After an 18-year career, the principal dancer, Madeleine Eastoe, 36, will retire from the Australian Ballet following her last performance

A Nutcracker gift that keeps on giving, thanks to Peter Wright and John Macfarlane

Benedicte Bernet and artists of the Australian Ballet, Nutcracker, photo © Jeff Busby

It’s close to quarter of a century since Sir Peter Wright choreographed his Nutcracker for the Birmingham Royal Ballet. He

Three directors and 18 years later, Olivia Bell bows out with style

Olivia Bell, Suite en blanc, Australian Ballet, photo © Justin Smith

Olivia Bell gave a gracious and elegant farewell performance last night in the ballerina role in Paquita at the Sydney

First the glitter, then the shadowplay: the Australian Ballet’s double bill

Daniel Gaudiello in La Sylphide, The Australian Ballet 2013, photo © Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s latest program is a study in contrasts: Romantic era French, versus Imperial Russian, a chandelier versus a

The precious gift of Tatiana

Amber Scott, as Tatiana in Onegin, The Australian Ballet, photo © Lynette Wills

I recently interviewed dancers, past and present, who’ve danced the role of Tatiana in Onegin or who soon will. For