Tag Archives: Australian Ballet

La Scala and Nureyev, at home and abroad

The strong connection between Rudolf Nureyev and La Scala was recently honoured with a gala in Milan to mark the

Peggy van Praagh’s portrait with help from Noel Pelly

For years I’ve wondered who painted the portrait of Peggy van Praagh that’s hung in the main studio of the

The Australian days of Annette Page, Ronald Hynd and Dudley Simpson

When Margot Fonteyn toured Australia in 1962 she brought with her an elite group of seven dancers, shown in the

Promotions, joiners and leavers: The Australian Ballet 2018

The Australian Ballet’s updated Dancers’ page on its website shows the company’s most recent promotions for 2018. Valerie Tereshchenko and

Alice’s Romp Through Wonderland

Could any creative team have as much fun as the men who sat down together to make the ballet Alice’s

Whoops and whistles as Misty brings down the house

It wasn’t your everyday ballet audience. There were whoops, cheers and whistles as Misty Copeland made her entrance as Aurora

Kenneth MacMillan: His creative spirit remains, 25 years after his death

To mark the 25th anniversary of MacMillan’s death – in October 1992 – six dance companies in the United Kingdom

The Australian Ballet’s 2018 tent pole: Spartacus reinvented for the 21st century

In any ballet season there’s always a big show, a premiere, a hook that adds that extra bit of excitement

World Ballet Day 2017

World Ballet Day 2017

The next WBD is on 5 October. Five companies, The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi, Royal Ballet, National Ballet of Canada and

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