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“Thank you, dear Lucia”: American Ballet Theatre celebrates 75 years

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Two years before the Japanese bombed the American fleet in Pearl Harbor in December 1941 President Franklin Roosevelt began to

Death of the first ballerina to dance Juliet

Zora Semberova in the 1930s

Ballet’s first Juliet, Zora Semberova, has died at the age of 99. Her daughter, Pamela St Clair-Johnson, said she passed

Ratmansky’s Cinderella tops the bill for the Australian Ballet in 2013

The big catch of 2013 for the Australian Ballet is one of the world’s most acclaimed choreographers, Alexei Ratmansky. His

Semberova, the first Juliet

In a suburban street in Adelaide, a 99-year old woman lives with her dog, Mischa. He’s the second dog in

Prokofiev and the elusive search for happiness

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Renaissance Venice, Antarctica, a Tibetan temple, a Bollywood wedding and the lovers’ death in the desert are all part of