Tag Archives: American Ballet Theatre

The American premieres of Anna Karenina and Sylvia that are coming soon to Australia

Time was when a ballet’s company’s repertoire was kept under wraps for months before the big launch. Now, with co-productions

200 years after Petipa’s birth, Ratmansky prepares for a new Bayadère

To mark the 200 years since the birth of Marius Petipa, the choreographer was celebrated with a memorial plaque at

Together they stand: the trend for co-productions in the ballet world

We’re fast approaching the time when dance companies release their 2018 repertoire. The Queensland Ballet will reveal its season on

Sono Osato, a woman of mystery, magic and courage, who survived racism, and the slings and arrows of working for Colonel de Basil

A serendipitous chain of events this month began when a Sydney Morning Herald columnist asked for help with an article

Farewell to Andris Toppe, dancer, choreographer, friend and colleague of so many in the Sydney Dance Company and The Australian Ballet

Andris Toppe has died in Melbourne at the age of 71, having being diagnosed with advanced cancer in early January.

Tracing the path of the mystery man of the Ballets Russes in Australia

His first name was Otis. His second name was Pearce, or maybe Pierce, as his name was often spelt. He

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

Kurt Jooss and the timeless masterpiece, The Green Table

American Ballet Theatre’s repertoire for its autumn 2015 season includes works by Balanchine, Ashton, Twyla Tharp, Mark Morris and Paul

A story behind the story of Flesh and Bone

If the title of the show doesn’t tell us enough then the poster does. The dancer, as you can see,

Symphonic Variations as seen through the eyes of Wendy Ellis Somes

This article was first published in The Sydney Morning Herald. With its bomb sites, rubble and rationing, London in 1946