Author Archives: valerie

Royal Ballet class from plies to grand allegro

Keep calm and carry on in the days of dark theatres

No performances, no classes – but there’s still virtual ballet for you – Here’s the first, a documentary of two

The curtain falls for now:How dance companies are reaching out to their audiences

If you’re reading this you already know that in Australia sports come first and the performing arts come later, if

Natalia Osipova, on choreography and Pure Dance at the Sydney Opera House

The Paris Opera Ballet brings Nureyev’s Swan Lake and works by Forsythe, Robbins and Pite to Australia

The Paris Opera Ballet will return to Australia in July next year at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane.

The way they were, the way they are: Sydney Dance Company’s 50th anniversary

Performing arts companies celebrate their anniversaries in different ways but the most popular choice is a “best of the works”

Royal Ballet, World Ballet Day class

Osipova’s “Pure Dance”

The American ballet critic, Arlene Croce, described Antony Tudor’s ballet, The Leaves are Fading, as “a wistful attempt at a

The Australian Ballet 2020

Although David McAllister’s retirement as artistic director of the Australia Ballet was announced back in May, the absolute certainty of

Queensland Ballet’s 60th anniversary, 2020

The Queensland Ballet will celebrate its 60th anniversary next year with a gala paying tribute to the company’s artistic directors