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The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake returns when Stephen Baynes’ masterful interpretation comes to Melbourne in 2016

April 18, 2016

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The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake returns when Stephen Baynes’ masterful interpretation comes to Melbourne in 2016 One of the most popular works staged by the Company, Swan Lake was created in 2012 to mark The Australian Ballet’s 50th anniversary by Resident Choreographer Stephen Baynes’. This visually beautiful production embodies the Company’s quest to uphold heritage […]

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The belle of the ball returns: The Australian Ballet’s sell-out hit Cinderella has its homecoming in Melbourne from 19 June 2015

May 8, 2015

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Cinderella. Photography by Jeff Busby

The belle of the ball returns: The Australian Ballet’s sell-out hit Cinderella has its homecoming in Melbourne from 19 June 2015 Set to warm hearts in Melbourne this winter, The Australian Ballet’s award-winning hit Cinderella is back for an exclusive encore season at Arts Centre Melbourne, from 19 to 27 June 2015. Already a landmark […]

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The Australian Ballet’s Cinderella: Alexei Ratmansky tackles romance and redemption in a lavish new production

July 1, 2013

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Leanne Stojmenov. Photography Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet’s Cinderella This stunning production will have its world premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne from 17 September for 14 performances, before travelling to the Sydney Opera House on 29 November. This is the second time Ratmansky has worked with The Australian Ballet. In 2009, he created Scuola di ballo as part of the […]

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La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best

May 31, 2013

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Kevin Jackson and Madeleine Eastoe in La Sylphide. Photography Georges Antoni

La Sylphide: romantic ballet at its best Be swept away with fairies, witches and tutus in this lavish double bill Fall in love with the magic of ballet with La Sylphide. This sublime program brings you two heavenly ballets — Erik Bruhn’s La Sylphide and Marius Petipa’s Paquita – in a thoroughly enchanting double bill. La […]

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The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake: a pas de trois with no happily ever after

April 9, 2013

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Adam Bull and Amber Scott in Swan Lake. Photography Liz Ham

The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake: a pas de trois with no happily ever after Graeme Murphy’s signature work returns to Melbourne You’ve seen the traditional version, now be taken on another emotional journey with Graeme Murphy’s modern interpretation of Swan Lake. The glinting ice-blue lake is back on the Arts Centre Melbourne stage this […]

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Colin Peasley farewells The Australian Ballet after a record 50 years

August 7, 2012

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Colin Peasley photo by Branco Gaica

For immediate release Tuesday 7 August 2012 Colin Peasley farewells The Australian Ballet after a record 50 years A founding member of the company announces his retirement Colin Peasley OAM, a founding dancer of The Australian Ballet and its longest serving member, has announced his retirement from the company after a phenomenal career of 50 years. […]

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Icons: a triple bill of works that shaped The Australian Ballet

June 8, 2012

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Kathleen Gorham and Barry Kitcher in The Display

Icons: a triple bill of works that shaped The Australian Ballet Seminal moments from the 60s, 70s and 80s The Australian Ballet celebrates its origins with a season of pivotal ballets from its formative years. Icons will showcase a triple bill of works commissioned over three decades: The Display, Gemini and Beyond Twelve. Icons opens in Melbourne […]

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Tickets to The Australian Ballet’s 50th anniversary gala on sale next week!

May 11, 2012

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in the premiere season of Peggy van Praagh’s Swan Lake, 1962. Photo by Darryl Smythe

Tickets to The Australian Ballet’s 50th anniversary gala on sale next week! Almost 50 years to the day that The Australian Ballet took flight with its first ever performance comes a 50th anniversary gala bursting with ballet superstars. International ballet luminary David Hallberg will be coming to Australia especially to dance in the gala season. […]

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The Australian Ballet partners with the National Gallery of Victoria in a world first celebrating dance and design

December 12, 2011

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Kevin Jackson and Madeleine Eastoe in Akira Isogawa's Romeo & Juliet costumes. Photography Georges Antoni

For immediate release Monday 12 December 2011  The Australian Ballet partners with the National Gallery of Victoria in a world first celebrating dance and design   Kevin Jackson and Madeleine Eastoe in Akira Isogawa’s Romeo & Juliet costumes. Photography Georges Antoni Imagine the world’s greatest dress-up box opening to the public … The Australian Ballet […]

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