Tag Archives: Nutcracker

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,

The “wonderful” life of Sir Peter Wright

This article first appeared in the Australian Ballet’s program for its 2014 season of Sir Peter Wright’s Nutcracker in Melbourne

If there’s mice and mirlitons and memories of our first ballet concert, it has to be Christmas

At Christmas, we yearn for home or at least the memory of home as it was when we were children.

A Nutcracker gift that keeps on giving, thanks to Peter Wright and John Macfarlane

It’s close to quarter of a century since Sir Peter Wright choreographed his Nutcracker for the Birmingham Royal Ballet. He

Harry Haythorne, 1926-2014: An inspiring life in dance

Harry Haythorne, the former assistant artistic director of the Scottish Ballet and artistic director of both the Queensland Ballet and

World Ballet Day, #5 San Francisco Ballet and the Wrap Up

In nine months Helgi Tomasson will celebrate his 30th year as artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet. I think

Queensland Ballet 2015: Cojocaru as Aurora and a London debut with La Sylphide

For his third year as artistic director of the Queensland Ballet, Li Cunxin has invited Alina Cojocaru to guest in

Peter Wright: The eloquent classicist, still in the rehearsal room in his 80s

Sir Peter Wright’s most prolific decade was the 1980s when he created productions of four great classical works, first The

David Lichine’s Australian years with and without Borovansky

The audience at Sydney’s Theatre Royal was thrilled to see the glamorous Ballets Russes’ star for the first time. The

Tchaikovsky’s Christmas present to the world: the grand pas de deux from Nutcracker

We have to thank – or blame – William Christensen, the founding artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet, for