Author Archives: valerie

Butterfly with Ms Putty Foot, also known as David McAllister

When David McAlistair decided to leave his role as the artistic director at The Australian Ballet he said “It was

Another surprise at The Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet announces ten dancer promotions The Australian Ballet is excited to announce ten promotions have been made across

John Neumeier soon to retire

50 Years of the Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier: The Anniversary Season 2022/2023 Next season marks the 50-year anniversary of John

Vale Russell Kerr

Celebrated ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer Russell Kerr has died in Christchurch at the age of 92. Friend Jennifer Shennan

Mr CC..brilliant, outrageous, erudite, shocking, hilarious, mercurial

Photos: Clement Crisp with Kevin O’Hare, director of The Royal Ballet GBL Wilson/Royal Academy of Dance   Clement Crisp with

The Australian Ballet began and will end with a summer gala

Black Swan pas de deux from Swan Lake,  Benedicte Bemet and Brett-Chynoweth: photo Simone Eeles The first was Summertime at

West Australian Ballet 2022 season

photos: Septime Webre, Krzysztof Pastor Platinum: Ballet at the Quarry 11 Feb – 5 Mar 2022 As the sun sets

The Queensland Ballet’s 2022 season

  In 2012, Li Cunxin AO, an acclaimed former dancer and author of the best-selling autobiography, Mao’s Last Dancer, was

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