Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Murphy & Vernon Heritage: a work in progress

Goodwill and nostalgia united in equal measures when Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon walked onto the stage of the Sydney

White lines, blurred lines – SDC’s dancers were the heroes of the evening

Sydney Dance Company is one very tough ensemble of dancers. They gave it 100 percent and more, if possible, in

World Ballet Day, #4 National Ballet of Canada

Less than four months ago, Aleksander Antonijevic, a principal at the National Ballet of Canada, ditched his black tights and

World Ballet Day, #5 San Francisco Ballet and the Wrap Up

In nine months Helgi Tomasson will celebrate his 30th year as artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet. I think

World Ballet Day #3: The Royal Ballet

The TV and radio presenter, George Lamb and the Royal Ballet soloist, Kristen McNally were the confident hosts who took

Leigh Warren honoured with lifetime achievement

The 2014 Australian Dance Award for Lifetime Achievement will be presented to the choreographer, performer and educator, Leigh Warren, for

World Ballet Day # 2: The Bolshoi Ballet

The Bolshoi’s class was the most perfunctory of the three companies I’ve seen so far on World Ballet Day but

The world danceathon has begun: Four hours of the Australian Ballet

The curtain on World Ballet Day Live rose with the Australian Ballet filmed in the company’s Southbank studios in Melbourne.