Tag Archives: Lucas Jervies

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 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

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

A full house for the Melbourne Ballet Company in Sydney although ‘ballet’ took a back seat in the program

The high point of the Melbourne Ballet Company’s triple bill in Sydney was the middle of the middle. It came

The plans ahead for the Queensland Ballet and West Australian Ballet

September is launch time, the month when Australian arts companies reveal their plans for the next year. On September 21,

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