Tag Archives: Romeo & Juliet

Queensland Ballet’s star coup for 2014

The Queensland government has announced an exclusive season by the Queensland Ballet of Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet starring Tamara

Death of the first ballerina to dance Juliet

Ballet’s first Juliet, Zora Semberova, has died at the age of 99. Her daughter, Pamela St Clair-Johnson, said she passed

Semberova, the first Juliet

In a suburban street in Adelaide, a 99-year old woman lives with her dog, Mischa. He’s the second dog in

Australian Ballet financial result: R&J sells out but the cost takes its toll in 2011

The Australian Ballet’s sold out production of Romeo & Juliet in Melbourne and Sydney attracted an audience of more than

Romeo & Juliet – simplicity lost in translation

There’s a place for us, A time and place for us. Hold my hand and we’re halfway there. Hold my

The power of the preview and the shrinkage of the review

When I began to write about dance, in 1990, press reviews were the first and best way to discover the

A truck load of Yorricks

Rumour has it that the Australian Ballet’s new Romeo & Juliet, premiering on 13 September, features body parts falling onto

Australian Ballet reveals its 50th anniversary program

The Australian Ballet began its life in Sydney at Her Majesty’s Theatre in 1962. But 50 years on, Melbourne will

Tragic heroines

Vicki Attard in Madame Butterfly

One lives in Verona, the other in Nagasaki. One is cared for by her nurse, the other by her maid,