Tag Archives: Jerome Kaplan

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

Spartacus: The good, the evil and the wall between

Lucas Jervies, the choreographer of the Australian Ballet’s new production of Spartacus wanted to create a work that relates to

The Australian Ballet’s repertoire for 2019

Stanton Welch, the Australian born artistic director of the Houston Ballet, has delved into Greek mythology with his new production

The Emperor’s Hand: the symbol of Spartacus

Hands can speak in many ways. There’s the high five, the stop! and go no further, the hands that clasp

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

AurĂ©lien Scannella launches the West Australian Ballet’s line up for 2017

The West Australian Ballet will bring David Nixon’s The Great Gatsby to Australia for the first time next year. Opening

Ratmansky’s Cinderella at the Coliseum – a round up of the London reviews

The London critics are mostly in agreement in their reviews of the Australian Ballet’s Cinderella, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky in

Jerome Kaplan’s design recipe for Ratmansky’s Cinderella: “Find first the good ingredients and organise well all together”

From the moment the curtain rises on the ballet Cinderella we enter a topsy-turvy dreamscape. Shoes flip into hats, a

Ratmansky’s Cinderella: a spellbinding tale told in a framework of the cosmos, circles and squares

This review was commissioned by Dance Europe, and was published at the end of October in the November issue of

A very surreal Cinderella

In the lead up to Alexei Ratmansky’s Cinderella for the Australian Ballet, much of the publicity focused on the surrealist