Tag Archives: Onegin

The sublime dancer and actor, Alessandra Ferri, returns to the Royal Opera House stage

Alessandra Ferri, Manon, photo © Fabrizio Ferri

The Italian ballerina, Alessandra Ferri, retired in 2007, but six years later she returned to the stage. A former principal

Onegin: To every thing there is a season

Amber Scott and Adam Bull in rehearsal for Onegin, photo © Lynette Wills

The double asterisks on the nightly cast lists say it all. The symbol following a dancer’s name means “debut in

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

High hopes for the new year

Happy New Year

I’m anticipating a happy new dance year with the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Australian Ballet, the 60th anniversary of

Stuttgart’s Australian tour: Onegin and a galaxy of stars

Stuttgart Ballet program cover for Australian tour, 1974

As the Australian Ballet is bringing Onegin back to the stage next year, it’s interesting to recall that the first

The keepers of the flame

Les Sylphides, Daryl Lindsay

Summing up a year’s research at the Mitchell Library in Sydney, I spoke last week about my discoveries as the

Robert Curran to retire from the Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet announced today that Robert Curran is to retire as a principal artist of the company. Curran will

Australian Ballet reveals its 50th anniversary program

Lucinda Dunn and Robert Curran, Onegin,  photo © Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet began its life in Sydney at Her Majesty’s Theatre in 1962. But 50 years on, Melbourne will