Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Australian Ballet’s 2016 repertoire

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

The Sleeping Beauty: A ballet once seen, never forgotten

Some ballets change lives. Children remember their first Nutcracker, of course, or maybe Coppelia or Swan Lake. But for many

The plans ahead for the Queensland Ballet and West Australian Ballet

September is launch time, the month when Australian arts companies reveal their plans for the next year. On September 21,

Genée medallists for 2015

The Gold medal winner in this year’s Genée International Ballet Competition went to Leroy Mokgatle from South Africa. Mokgatle, 15,

Australian Dance Awards, 2015

The Queensland Ballet, Lucinda Dunn, Waangenga Blanco and Narelle Benjamin were among those honoured this evening in the Australian Dance

Sergei Filin steps away from the ‘minefield’

A feature article by The Sunday Times UK Moscow correspondent, Mark Franchetti, published on 29 August, was the first I

Up on your feet for the Upper Room

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