Tag Archives: Paquita

Hannah O’Neill joins the elite of the Prix Benois de la danse

The annual Prix Benois de la danse held at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, is a northern hemisphere event. So it’s

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

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

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

First the glitter, then the shadowplay: the Australian Ballet’s double bill

The Australian Ballet’s latest program is a study in contrasts: Romantic era French, versus Imperial Russian, a chandelier versus a

Ratmansky’s Cinderella tops the bill for the Australian Ballet in 2013

The big catch of 2013 for the Australian Ballet is one of the world’s most acclaimed choreographers, Alexei Ratmansky. His