Tag Archives: Peter Wright

Kevin O’Hare on the first Royal Ballet tour to Australia in 15 years and his own mantra: “Creating the classics of the 21st century”

Kevin O'Hare, photo © Joe Plimmer

At the end of this month the Royal Ballet will take up residence at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in

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

World Ballet Day: October 1

World Ballet Day

Tomorrow five ballet companies around the world will be live streaming from their studios, first from Australia, then Russia, the

Peter Wright: The eloquent classicist, still in the rehearsal room in his 80s

Sir Peter Wright
© Richard Farley

Sir Peter Wright’s most prolific decade was the 1980s when he created productions of four great classical works, first The

Tchaikovsky’s Christmas present to the world: the grand pas de deux from Nutcracker

Gillian Murphy and David Hallberg, Nutcracker, American Ballet Theatre, photo © Gene Schiavone

We have to thank – or blame – William Christensen, the founding artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet, for

The Australian Ballet’s 2014 repertoire

Lana Jones, La Bayadere,  photo © Paul Scala

Stanton Welch’s production of La Bayadere, Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker and Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon are the three main ingredients of