Tag Archives: Steven Heathcote

The Australian Ballet 2020

Although David McAllister’s retirement as artistic director of the Australia Ballet was announced back in May, the absolute certainty of

Alice’s Romp Through Wonderland

Could any creative team have as much fun as the men who sat down together to make the ballet Alice’s

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

World Ballet Day companies throw open their studio doors

The big difference between World Ballet Day 2015 and the inaugural event last year was the way the five main

War Dances – a brief history beyond The Green Table

Branco Gaica’s photo of the men in Stephen Baynes’ ballet, 1914, is one of my favourite images on The Australian

Madeleine Eastoe followed Maina Gielgud’s advice and made the role of Giselle “entirely her own”

Every ballerina lucky enough to dance Giselle portrays the role in her own particular way. Of course she’s directed and

The sublime dancer and actor, Alessandra Ferri, returns to the Royal Opera House stage

The Italian ballerina, Alessandra Ferri, retired in 2007, but six years later she returned to the stage. A former principal

A five star show to start the Australian Ballet’s year

The Australian Ballet delivered a triple treat on the opening night of the company’s 2015 season. Madeleine Eastoe, Kevin Jackson

Peter Sculthorpe: The sun, the earth, and Ned Kelly

Graeme Murphy was 18 when Robert Helpmann choreographed Sun Music for the Australian Ballet in 1968. Helpmann’s work “was an

MacMillan’s R&J: A pivotal moment in the history of the Queensland Ballet

Remember the date. June 27, 2014 at the Lyric Theatre in Brisbane, marked the day that the Queensland Ballet’s artistic