Tag Archives: Stephen Baynes

The Australian Ballet’s Swan Lake: good versus evil in the enchanted forest

June 28, 2012

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Ty King-Wall and Amber Scott in Swan Lake. Photo by Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet’s Swan Lake: good versus evil in the enchanted forest Baynes and McAllister join forces for this spellbinding 50th anniversary production It was the first ballet ever danced by The Australian Ballet on 2 November 1962 at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Sydney; a graceful flurry of artists took to the stage to announce a new era […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jake Mangakahia, Corps de ballet, The Australian Ballet

May 3, 2012

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Jake Mangakahia with Halaina Hills photo Lynette Wills

Cupcakes & Conversation with Jake Mangakahia, Corps de ballet, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My alarm ha ha! t’s the want or the need to feel prepared for a day of movement ,inspiration and creativity. Why ballet ? It’s fun, exciting, beautiful, adventurous and creative! The lifestyle of […]

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Stepping Out: The Australian Ballet launches 2011 season

September 14, 2010

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dancer on stage in long white cloak

The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister launched the company’s 2011 season in Melbourne today. In 2011, the company reflects on its coming of age and celebrates its extensive international influence over the past 49 years. From classic, full-length ballets to exciting contemporary offerings, each work in the 2011 season has a significant place in […]

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The Australian Ballet – Two masterworks and a world premiere make for an exciting triple bill

August 14, 2010

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two generations of Australian ballet talent come together to present Edge of night for The Australian Ballet in 2010. In keeping with the company’s vision of caring for tradition while daring to be different, Edge of night is a triple bill where resident choreographer Stephen Baynes presents two critically acclaimed works alongside […]

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