Author Archives: valerie

Luke Jennings, former dance critic for The Observer newspaper, has delved into the tragic life of the late choreographer, Liam Scarlett

Luke Jennings recently wrote the following in the London Review of Books. It’s a long read but well worth reading,

An update on the 2021 World Ballet Day

With close to 50 global companies taking part, this year’s celebration will be the biggest yet, offering unique behind-the-scenes access

World Ballet Day 2021

The eighth World Ballet Day will take place on 19 October. This year the main companies will be The Royal

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.