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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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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 – British Liaisons: sharp, smart and seductive

May 31, 2011

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two ballet dancers in orange laotards dance on stage together

For immediate release Tuesday 31 May 2011 British Liaisons: sharp, smart and seductiveThree diverse works showcase the best of British ballet The Australian Ballet celebrates a longstanding love affair with British ballet in a triple bill spanning three generations. at the Arts Centre. British Liaisons features three of the biggest names in British choreography. Sharing […]

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British Liaisons with The Australian Ballet

February 10, 2011

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dancer in flesh colours leotard

 The Australian Ballet celebrates a long-standing love affair with British ballet in a triple bill spanning three generations. British Liaisons features three of the biggest names in British choreography. Sharing the illustrious bill are Royal Ballet founder Ninette de Valois, the inimitable Sir Kenneth MacMillan and contemporary ballet legend Christopher Wheeldon. British Liaisons opens in […]

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