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20:21: Shot out of the canon and onto the stage

In the Upper Room, the Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s triple bill begins and ends with jogging. The curtain opens to reveal a diagonal of dancers in

Up on your feet for the Upper Room

Christine Uchida, Erzsebet Foldi and Shelley Washington as the Stompers, In the Upper Room, photo ©Herbert Migdoll

A standing ovation following a ballet performance in Melbourne is a very rare event. I remember only one, when the