Tag Archives: Melbourne

Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet

May 15, 2013

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Madeliene Eastoe Ty King Wall in Halcyon 2011 Photo by Jeff Busby

Cupcakes & Conversation with Ty King-Wall, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Absolutely nothing! I get up at 8.30am….Not a morning person! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? Insanity, and a certain level […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet

December 23, 2012

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The Narrative of Nothing (Infinity triple bill): photographer Jeff Busby, dancers Charles Thompson and Brooke Lockett

Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? (or Tuesday if that is the first day of your working week) Coffee! No it’s the excitement of beginning a new week fresh and the prospect of new challenges, new opportunities and potentially wonderful moments […]

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The Australian Ballet launches 10 part web series | A year inside The Australian Ballet

March 28, 2012

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The Australian Ballet launches 10 part web series | A year inside The Australian Ballet  Today The Australian Ballet has launched a 10 part web series, A year inside The Australian Ballet, following Senior Artist Amy Harris and Corps de ballet member Jake Mangakahia as they embark on our 50th anniversary. Filmed in high res and […]

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Let’s Dance: The Australian Ballet and special guests in one huge dance

March 16, 2012

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Mia and Steven Heathcote and Tim Harbour. Photo by Georges Antoni

For immediate release Friday 16 March 2012  Let’s Dance: The Australian Ballet and special guests in one huge dance party! The nation’s finest share the stage in a celebration of dance Mia and Steven Heathcote and Tim Harbour. Photo by Georges Antoni As part of The Australian Ballet’s 50th anniversary, the company are bringing together eight of […]

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Queensland Ballet News | Li Cunxin returns to the stage as Queensland Ballet’s new Artistic Director

February 23, 2012

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Li Cunxin Photographer Robert Bontscheck

Li Cunxin returns to the stage as Queensland Ballet’s new Artistic Director Queensland Ballet announced today that Li Cunxin has been appointed the new Artistic Director of the Company. An internationally acclaimed ballet dancer, author and motivational public speaker, this will be Li Cunxin’s (pronounced shwin-sing) debut as an Artistic Director. Queensland Ballet Chair, Adjunct […]

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Angelina Ballerina | Everyone’s favourite dancing mouse comes to town

February 15, 2012

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ANgelina Ballerina

Angelina Ballerina | Everyone’s favourite dancing mouse comes to town Angelina Ballerina, the star of some twenty popular children’s books and an animated TV series, will soon be appearing in towns throughout the country in Royal New Zealand Ballet’s much anticipated Meridian Season of Angelina Ballerina’s Big Audition.   A second RNZB company has just […]

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The Australian Ballet’s Onegin

February 9, 2012

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Lucinda Dunn and Robert Curran. Photography Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet’s Onegin   For immediate release Thursday 9 February 2012 Onegin: Desire V Duty A tragic Russian drama of deadly duels and unrequited love The audience favourite Onegin makes a triumphant return to the stage in 2012, interpreted by a new     generation of stars. Since its 1976 debut, this tragic love story […]

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The Australian Ballet turns 50 and looks better than ever!

January 22, 2012

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Amber Scott from The Australian Ballet and Patrick Thaiday from Bangarra Dance Theatre. Photography Jess Bialek

For immediate release Sunday 22 January 2012 The Australian Ballet turns 50 and looks better than ever! A year of highlights begins with a chance to create a ballet for us The Australian Ballet has returned to the rehearsal studio this week in preparation for the company’s landmark 50th anniversary season in 2012. Artistic Director David McAllister […]

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The Australian Ballet : Elegy: poetic reflections on life and spirituality

April 1, 2011

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dancer in purple dress

  Olivia Bell in Beyond Bach. Photo by Branco Gaica. For immediate release Thursday 31 March 2011    Elegy: poetic reflections on life and spirituality A Melbourne-only season of two heavenly ballets   The Australian Ballet warms up the Melbourne winter with Elegy, a Stephen Baynes double bill which explores the journey of human experience and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Amy Harris, Soloist, The Australian Ballet

March 9, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Amy Harris, Soloist, The Australian Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Peanut butter and honey toast and a cup of tea. Why ballet? I found a passion for it when I was young and it was something I felt like I could actually do and do well, […]

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The Australian Ballet’s international smash Madame Butterfly, flies home

November 25, 2010

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  For immediate release Thursday 25 November 2010 An Australian classic flies home International smash Madame Butterfly returns   The Australian Ballet will begin 2011 with an epic production of love, tragedy and betrayal that has moved audiences around the globe.Stanton Welch’s Madame Butterfly has flown home after a decade-long absence, ready to transport Australian […]

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A sugar-coated treat from The Australian Ballet

July 3, 2010

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in The Nutcracker Photograph :  Jim McFarlane The Australian Ballet presents an enchanting encore season of The Nutcracker, an unmissable opportunity to meet the charming Clara and her sugar-coated friends. Returning after three sold-out cities in 2007, this magical production will bring festive cheer to Melbourne from 11 September at […]

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