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Ako Kondo as Giselle

From her first entrance as a young woman in love, until her last steps towards her grave, Ako Kondo was

Coppelia: The win-win production imprinted in the Australian Ballet’s history

The collaboration of Peggy van Praagh, Kristian Fredrikson and George Ogilvie is one of the most successful in the Australian

A night of swoons, sighs and razmatazz: The Australian Ballet’s gala of 2016

A spoonful of pas de deux by the late Agrippina Vaganova and the very present Christopher Wheeldon would be excellent

Diana and Actaeon, the odd couple of a Soviet showstopper

There’s nothing quite like the Diana and Actaeon* pas de deux to excite a ballet audience. The piece is a

Sleeping Beauty in Sydney, a second viewing

Last September, the Melbourne premiere of the Australian Ballet’s new Sleeping Beauty represented the big picture, with a multitude of

20:21: Shot out of the canon and onto the stage

The Australian Ballet’s triple bill begins and ends with jogging. The curtain opens to reveal a diagonal of dancers in

Ako Kondo rises to the top of the Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet has a new principal dancer. Following her performance this evening (14 April) as Giselle, Ako Kondo was

Gillian Murphy as Nikiya, a night to remember and the journey of La Bayadère from Petipa to the 21st century

With Christmas Eve just a month away, I thought I’d already seen the outstanding Australian dance performances of the year.

Memories of the year that was, hopes for the year to come

Looking backwards before glimpsing forward, the two highlights of the Australian dance year were the season of the Paris Opera

Three directors and 18 years later, Olivia Bell bows out with style

Olivia Bell gave a gracious and elegant farewell performance last night in the ballerina role in Paquita at the Sydney