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The Australian Ballet reveals a season of wonderment for 2017

September 27, 2016

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The Australian Ballet reveals a season of wonderment for 2017 The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister and Executive Director Libby Christie today announced the 2017 program. Combining outstanding classic and contemporary works, the season showcases the artistry of dance with story ballets Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©, The Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker – The Story […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day Returns Tuesday, October 4

September 14, 2016

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: Artists of the Ballet rehearsing Nijinsky for World Ballet Day 2014.

The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day Returns Tuesday, October 4 20 Hours Non-Stop Exclusive Backstage Footage From 5 of the World’s Leading Ballet Companies To be Streamed on Facebook Live for the First Time The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and San Francisco Ballet will […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer to perform leading role with The Australian Ballet

August 24, 2016

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Wellington, NZ. 30.06.2016. For The Royal New Zealand Ballet. Photo credit: Stephen A’Court. COPYRIGHT ©Stephen A’Court

Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer to perform leading role with The Australian Ballet Gisborne born, Pukekohe raised Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer Joseph Skelton will dance the leading role of Albrecht in The Australian Ballet’s production of Giselle in October as a guest principal artist.   “This is the first time a RNZB dancer has […]

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The Australian Ballet revives the classic family favourite Coppélia

August 24, 2016

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Soloist Dimity Azoury. Photography Justin Ridler

The Australian Ballet revives the classic family favourite Coppélia The Australian Ballet will perform a special Melbourne season of Coppélia at the Palais Theatre from 23 September to 1 October, before touring to Sydney Opera House for a festive-season run from 2 to 21 December. Coppélia has an important place in The Australian Ballet’s history. […]

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The Australian Ballet secures a rare opportunity to perform the iconic Nijinsky for the first time

July 21, 2016

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The Australian Ballet’s Principal Artist Kevin Jackson. Photo Justin Ridler

The Australian Ballet secures a rare opportunity to perform the iconic Nijinsky for the first time. A portrait of a ballet legend, it opens in Melbourne on 7 September before touring to Adelaide and Sydney The Australian Ballet is thrilled to unveil its premiere production of John Neumeier’s acclaimed Nijinsky. Rarely seen outside Europe and performed […]

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The Australian Ballet’s most ambitious production ever staged is coming to Brisbane

July 19, 2016

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty. Photo Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s most ambitious production ever staged is coming to Brisbane: David McAllister’s The Sleeping Beauty announced for 2017 Following a critically acclaimed world premiere and sell-out seasons across the country, The Australian Ballet is thrilled to announce David McAllister’s The Sleeping Beauty is coming to Brisbane. To be performed at QPAC, The Sleeping […]

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Swan tutus and glass slippers are packed, as The Australian Ballet embarks on its 25th international tour

July 9, 2016

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Swan tutus and glass slippers are packed, as The Australian Ballet embarks on its 25th international tour The Australian Ballet departs Melbourne tonight, taking off on its 25th international tour. Between 13 and 23 July 2016 the company will perform Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake and Alexei Ratmasnky’s Cinderella at London’s Coliseum theatre. Principal Artist Amber […]

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Stars of The Australian Ballet begin preparations on two signature works for the upcoming tour to London

June 27, 2016

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Amber Scott and Adam Bull – Swan Lake. Photo Lynette Wills Leanne Stojmenov – Cinderella. Photo Lynette Wills

Stars of The Australian Ballet begin preparations on two signature works for the upcoming tour to London This week The Australian Ballet commences rehearsals for its upcoming tour to London, where it will perform at the Coliseum, the West End’s largest theatre, over a two-week season, from 13 to 23 July 2016. Tail feathers are being […]

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The Australian Ballet – Robyn Hendricks is promoted to principal

June 17, 2016

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Robyn Hendricks in La Bayadère. Photography Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet – Robyn Hendricks is promoted to principal Known for her athletic grace and serene presence, Robyn Hendricks has been promoted to principal artist of The Australian Ballet, the company’s highest rank. Artistic Director David McAllister made the surprise announcement following her performance in Swan Lake at Arts Centre Melbourne this evening. “Since […]

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The Australian Ballet Regional Tour hits the road, taking the romantic and ghostly production of Giselle to regional Victoria and New South Wales in 2016

April 27, 2016

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Giselle. Photo by Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet Regional Tour hits the road, taking the romantic and ghostly production of Giselle to regional Victoria and New South Wales in 2016 Hearts will melt across regional Victoria and New South Wales when The Australian Ballet Regional Tour presents the quintessential classical ballet, Giselle. With the support of Principal Partner Telstra, The […]

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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 Australian Ballet | Swan Lake in Adelaide

April 13, 2016

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Artists of The Australian Ballet in Swan Lake 2016. Photography Daniel Boud

The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake in Adelaide Following a sold out season in Sydney, the magic of Swan Lake returns when Stephen Baynes’ masterful interpretation comes to Adelaide in 2016 One of the most popular works staged by the Company, South Australian born Resident Choreographer Stephen Baynes’ Swan Lake was created in 2012 to mark The Australian […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Ella Havelka, Corps de Ballet, The Australian Ballet

April 1, 2016

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Ella Havelka dancing with Christopher Rogers Wilson in The Australian Ballet's Vitesse. Photograph courtesy of TAB.

Cupcakes & Conversation with Ella Havelka, Corps de Ballet, The Australian Ballet Ahead of their London tour, The Australian Ballet’s Ella Havelka answers the C&C questions. What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? I start my day with coffee and some cartoons. Preferably SpongeBob squarepants or something to make me laugh. If ballet […]

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The Australian Ballet confirms 2016 London tour and announces lead casting

March 29, 2016

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Amber Scott and Adam Bull – Swan Lake. Photo Jeff Busby Leanne Stojmenov and Daniel Gaudiello – Cinderella. Photo Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet confirms 2016 London tour and announces lead casting The Australian Ballet has confirmed its next international tour will be to London, from 13 to 23 July 2016. Presented by Askonas Holt and Raymond Gubbay Ltd, under the artistic helm of David McAllister, the Company will perform two of its signature works; a […]

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Daniel Gaudiello to depart The Australian Ballet

March 24, 2016

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aniel Gaudiello. Photo Daniel Boud

Daniel Gaudiello to depart The Australian Ballet   Daniel Gaudiello, one of The Australian Ballet’s most dynamic dancers, has announced he will step away from the stage after 12 years with the company Principal dancer at The Australian Ballet Daniel Gaudiello has decided to step away from the stage and focus on new artistic and […]

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Opening its 2016 season at top speed, The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill Vitesse pushes the boundaries of ballet

January 27, 2016

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The Australian Ballet's Imogen Chapman for Vitesse. Photo by Justin Ridler

Opening its 2016 season at top speed, The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill Vitesse pushes the boundaries of ballet The Australian Ballet’s contemporary triple bill Vitesse is ballet at full voltage. Three stripped-back abstract works by three of the world’s leading choreographers show the men and women of the Company at their strongest and fastest, […]

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The Australian Ballet at London Coliseum in 2016

January 25, 2016

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The Australian Ballet - Graeme Murphy's SWAN LAKE (Amber Scott and Adam Bull) - photography by Liz Ham

The Australian Ballet at London Coliseum in 2016 Graeme Murphy’s SWAN LAKE 13 – 16 July 2016 Alexei Ratmansky’s CINDERELLA 20 – 23 July 2016   London Coliseum, St Martin’s Lane, London, WC2N 4ES Tickets: 020 7845 9300 Presented by Askonas Holt and Raymond Gubbay Ltd and under the artistic helm of David McAllister, The […]

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The Australian Ballet expands its ranks to 79

January 13, 2016

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The Australian Ballet expands its ranks to 79 The dancers of The Australian Ballet are back in the studio today following their summer break, with ten new additions at the barre, alongside a number of recently-promoted dancers starting the year in a new rank.   With 79 full-time dancers – up from 68 in 2015 […]

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The Australian Ballet opens its exclusive season of Cinderella, from 19-24 February 2016

December 17, 2015

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

The belle of the ball makes her first trip to Brisbane when The Australian Ballet opens its exclusive season of Cinderella, from 19-24 February 2016 Brisbane audiences will be swept away when the ultimate story of transformation opens The Australian Ballet’s 2016 season in February. Alexei Ratmansky’s Cinderella comes to QPAC’s Lyric Theatre for the […]

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The Australian Ballet’s 8th trip to China began with great applause in Beijing

October 20, 2015

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The Australian Ballet’s 8th trip to China began with great applause in Beijing and they’re set to amaze Shanghai this week with the first overseas performances of the Company’s acclaimed Cinderella The Australian Ballet received a very warm welcome in Beijing at the weekend, with enthusiastic applause from packed audiences for its performances of a Mixed […]

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