Author Archives: valerie

Get together, right now in Melbourne in the spring

  Australia is rich with dance companies. According to Ausdance we have 50. Most were established years ago but now

Hallberg’s surprise promotions

David McAllister awarded the Royal Academy Dance’s internationally Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award

At a gala lunch in Sydney on 28 April David McAllister, the former artistic director of The Australian Ballet, was

Kevin McKenzie to Retire from American Ballet Theatre in 2022

News from the US Dance Magazine   “Kevin McKenzie, American Ballet Theatre’s longtime artistic director, announced yesterday 25 March) that

World Ballet Day, Paris Opera Ballet rehearsal

Step by step, Australian dance companies plan for the future

After months of cancelled performances the Sydney Dance Company will return to Carriageworks in Sydney for a season of New

The West Australian Ballet’s first steps back to the stage

The West Australian Ballet has announced it will return to the stage from 11-26 September at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Perth.

Queensland Ballet’s reschedule

 Queensland Ballet will reschedule its 2020 season to 2021. The company’s artistic director, Li Cunxin, said the company’s Crisis Management

George Ogilvie: How an Aussie boy with a Scottish name gave everything to be an actor, director, and finally a man seeking the truth

From co-directing the Mad Max film, “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome”, to his many years directing theatre companies and his time

The Australian Ballet’s new digital season

You might remember the days when Australian Ballet productions could be seen 0n free to air TV. That faded away