Tag Archives: Natasha Kusen

Madeleine Eastoe followed Maina Gielgud’s advice and made the role of Giselle “entirely her own”

Madeleine Eastoe and Kevin Jackson, GIselle, Australian Ballet, © photo Jeff Busby

Every ballerina lucky enough to dance Giselle portrays the role in her own particular way. Of course she’s directed and

Now and then in the Australian Ballet’s night of white

Vivienne Wong and Rudy Hawkes in Chroma, The Australian Ballet 2014, photo ©  Jess Bialek

When William Forsythe rehearsed his In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated with the Paris Opera Ballet in 1987 he asked one

Bodytorque 2013: so far, so good, now for the future nurturing of talent

Calvin Hannaford and Dimity Azoury, TInted Windows, The Australian Ballet, photo © Branco Gaica

Almost a decade ago, David McAllister, artistic director of the Australian Ballet attended a conference in England where he, and

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