Tag Archives: Stephen Baynes

What’s next for the Australian Ballet and Australian Ballet School

David McAllister, artistic director, Australian Ballet, photo © James Braund

As principal artists of the Australian Ballet, Lisa Pavane and David McAllister were colleagues for more than a decade. And

Robyn Hendricks promoted to principal

Robyn Hendricks, Odette, Swan Lake, Australian Ballet, photo © Kate Longley

After ten years with the Australian Ballet, Robyn Hendricks has reached the highest rank in the company. This evening she

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,

World Ballet Day companies throw open their studio doors

Sarah Thompson and  Benedicte Bemet, Australian Ballet class

The big difference between World Ballet Day 2015 and the inaugural event last year was the way the five main

The Australian Ballet’s 2016 repertoire

The Hamburg Ballet in Neumeier's Nijinsky, photo © Holger Badekow

For the first time in its history, the Australian Ballet will stage a ballet choreographed by John Neumeier, the artistic

Bodytorque’s two directions, either fading away or reinvention

From Something, to Nothing, Australian Ballet

After a season in Melbourne last year the Australian Ballet’s annual Bodytorque program returned to the stage in Sydney, but

War Dances – a brief history beyond The Green Table

Branco Gaica’s photo of the men in Stephen Baynes’ ballet, 1914, is one of my favourite images on The Australian

Memories of the year that was, hopes for the year to come

Isabella Boylston, Swan Lake, American Ballet Theatre, photo © Gene Schiavone

Looking backwards before glimpsing forward, the two highlights of the Australian dance year were the season of the Paris Opera

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

The Brisbane ballet connection: new faces, new beginnings

Ballet costume exhibition, Tony Gould Gallery, QPAC, Brisbane

Five days in Brisbane, two Bolshoi Ballet performances, one visit to the Queensland Ballet, one Bolshoi Conversation Series talk and