Tag Archives: American Ballet Theatre

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

Stillness and speed, spine chills and tears: Stella Abrera triumphs as Giselle

Stella Abrera, guesting for the Australian Ballet as Giselle, gave an extraordinary performance this week, dancing the role with such

The sublime dancer and actor, Alessandra Ferri, returns to the Royal Opera House stage

The Italian ballerina, Alessandra Ferri, retired in 2007, but six years later she returned to the stage. A former principal

“Thank you, dear Lucia”: American Ballet Theatre celebrates 75 years

Two years before the Japanese bombed the American fleet in Pearl Harbor in December 1941 President Franklin Roosevelt began to

A magic carpet ride through 2015

I would, if I could, take a magic carpet ride to several continents and at least a dozen theatres to

ABT conquers Australia with three American stories

No ifs or buts, American Ballet Theatre’s triple bill in Brisbane was a five-star show. On opening night, 5 September,

A newsy dance week: Australian Dance Awards; ABT casting announced; Sydney Dance Company changes; Australian Ballet’s US tour

The last five days have yielded more than the usual number of dance news stories in Australia. The shortlisted nominees

Kevin McKenzie on American Ballet Theatre, past and present

This is an extended version of a feature that first appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald on 26 July, 2014

Gillian Murphy and James Whiteside in Brisbane: a film by Israel Rivera

Luckily for American Ballet Theatre’s Gillian Murphy and James Whiteside, Brisbane is the home of an exceptional photographer and film

The stars are in alignment

With so many stars either in Australia or on their way, this is far from a winter of discontent for