Tag Archives: Rudy Hawkes

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,

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

St Petersburg Blue and French White unite in Imperial Suite

Adam Bull and Lana Jones, Ballet Imperial, choreography by George Balanchine, © The George Balanchine Trust, the Australian Ballet, 2014

Ballet Imperial and Suite en blanc share much – their speed and exactitude, the technical challenges that allow no hiding

The birth of Gemini: Marilyn Rowe remembers

Lana Jones, Rudy Hawkes, Adam Bull and Amber Scott, Gemini, photo © Jeff Busby

Glen Tetley’s ballet, Gemini, was created in 1973 but it still looks as fresh as a brand new day. In

The Australian Ballet’s birthday offering: a Swan Lake to cherish

The Australian Ballet’s 50th anniversary year came to a celebratory conclusion last evening with Stephen Baynes’s new Swan Lake, created

Australian Ballet promotions

The Australian Ballet has announced three promotions with Amy Harris and Rudy Hawkes becoming senior artists, and Vivienne Wong elevated