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THE SEARCH IS ON for a New Senior Classical Teacher for The Australian Ballet School

September 8, 2016

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THE SEARCH IS ON for a New Senior Classical Teacher for The Australian Ballet School Senior Classical Teacher – Graduate Year   An exciting opportunity to stimulate and lead the development of elite vocational ballet students at Australia’s national School…. The Australia Ballet School (the School) invites applications for this position of Senior Classical Teacher. […]

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The Australian Ballet welcomes four new faces, and farewells two, as the New Year begins

January 19, 2015

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Natasha Kusch, Shaun Andrews, Nicola Curry and Callum Linnane

The Australian Ballet welcomes four new faces, and farewells two, as the New Year begins Returning to the studio for the first time this year, The Australian Ballet welcomes four exciting new additions to the Company and farewells two dancers, as rehearsals for Swan Lake, Giselle and The Dream get under way. New dancers Acclaimed […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Bronte Kelly, Royal New Zealand Ballet

February 11, 2014

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RNZB dancers in Bronte Kelly and Helio Lima in Don Quixote pas de deux TOWER Tutus on tour - credit Evan Li

Cupcakes & Conversation with Bronte Kelly, Royal New Zealand Ballet From Queensland, Australia, Bronte started dancing at the age of four and went on to train at The Australian Ballet School. She joined Royal New Zealand Ballet at the start of 2011 and recent highlights include appearing in Balanchine’s Who Cares?, performing the title role in […]

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Change of leadership planned at The Australian Ballet School

August 17, 2013

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2012 graduates from left to right; Madeleine Graham, Nicholas Shoesmith, Marilyn Rowe OBE, Brittany Haws

Change of leadership planned at The Australian Ballet School Cmr Leigh Johns, Chairman of The Australian Ballet School, today announced recruitment plans for the next Director of the school of The Australian Ballet.  The commencement of the recruitment process follows the decision of the current Director, Marilyn Rowe OBE, to retire at the end of […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Widdison-Jacobs, Artist, West Australian Ballet

May 21, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Widdison-Jacobs, Artist,  West Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Well, to be honest, I do need my coffee in the morning but as soon as that kicks in I am excited to start the week. You never know what kind of rehearsals you will have […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Host 18 International Ballet Schools for Assemblée Internationale 2013

April 24, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Host 18 International Ballet Schools for Assemblée Internationale 2013   TORONTO, ON (April 24, 2013) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) will host the second Assemblée Internationale (AI 13) festival in Toronto from April 28th to May 4th, 2013, and will welcome students and artistic staff from eighteen international professional […]

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Queensland Ballet promotes Lisa Edwards to Soloist

April 23, 2013

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Dancer Lisa Edwards in Francois Klaus's The Sleeping Beauty in 2009 Photographer Ken Sparrow

Queensland Ballet promotes Lisa Edwards to Soloist Fairy Godmother is granted her wish On the closing night of Queensland Ballet’s sold-out season of Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella, Artistic Director Li Cunxin made a special announcement on stage – Company   Dancer Lisa Edwards was promoted to Soloist. Dancing with Queensland Ballet since 2004, Lisa’s promotion to Soloist follows […]

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HOUSTON BALLET II ANNOUNCES TOURING TO SWITZERLAND AND TORONTO IN SPRING 2013

January 31, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET II ANNOUNCES TOURING TO SWITZERLAND AND TORONTO IN SPRING 2013   HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announces Spring 2013 touring schedule for Houston Ballet II. On Saturday, February 2, Houston Ballet II dancers will perform excerpts from Stanton Welch’s neoclassical work, A Dance in the Garden of Mirth, at […]

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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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First Indigenous dancer to join The Australian Ballet Ella Havelka goes from Bangarra to ballet

October 6, 2012

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Jake Mangakahia (The Aus Ballet) and Ella Havelka (Bangarra) in Warumuk - in the dark night at Lincoln Centre Photo by Lisa Tomasetti

First Indigenous dancer to join The Australian Ballet Ella Havelka goes from Bangarra to ballet The Australian Ballet is delighted to announce that Ella Havelka will be joining the company. She will be the first Indigenous dancer to join The Australian Ballet. Havelka will perform her final shows with Bangarra Dance Theatre in Brisbane this […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Robyn Hendricks, Soloist, the Australian Ballet

June 24, 2011

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two ballet dancers on stage

Cupcakes & Conversation with Robyn Hendricks, Soloist, the Australian Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? I usually like to start my week off with an early morning Pilates session, especially after having a day off. It gets me motivated for the week ahead and is the best way for me to […]

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