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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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En pointe and en route to China, The Australian Ballet takes off on its 24th international tour

October 12, 2015

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En pointe and en route to China, The Australian Ballet takes off on its 24th international tour Today The Australian Ballet takes off from Melbourne for its 24th international tour. Between 16-25 October the Company will perform at two major festivals in China: 2015 Dance Festival of the National Center for the Performing Arts in […]

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The Australian Ballet kicks off World Ballet Day LIVE

September 28, 2015

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World-class ballet live streamed free, as The Australian Ballet kicks off World Ballet Day LIVE 23 hours of vision inside some of the world’s leading ballet companies, starting 12pm EST, 1 October 2015 From bush to beach and cape to cape, Australian audiences can visit the studios of their national dance company from wherever they […]

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World Ballet Day: The National Ballet of Canada Streams Live from Montréal

September 24, 2015

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World Ballet Day: The National Ballet of Canada Streams Live from Montréal Thursday, October 1, 11 am—4 pm EST The Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The National Ballet of Canada The Royal Ballet | San Francisco Ballet World Ballet Day returns on Thursday, October 1 with five of the world’s leading ballet companies streaming […]

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The Australian Ballet prepares a showcase of homegrown works for its 2015 China tour

September 21, 2015

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The Australian Ballet prepares a showcase of homegrown works for its 2015 China tour  The Australian Ballet this week commences rehearsals for its upcoming tour of China, where it will perform at two prestigious festivals: 2015 Dance Festival of the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, and Shanghai International Arts Festival. Tail feathers […]

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World Ballet Day LIVE returns with a 23-hour live stream

September 8, 2015

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World Ballet Day LIVE returns with a 23-hour live stream hosted by five of the world’s leading ballet companies on Thursday 1 October Following last year’s unprecedented collaboration for the first World Ballet Day LIVE, five of the world’s leading ballet companies will once again stream 23 hours of live, behind-the-scenes footage on Thursday 1 […]

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A new Beauty awakens at The Australian Ballet

August 10, 2015

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Lana Jones in The Sleeping Beauty. Photography by Justin Ridler

A new Beauty awakens at The Australian Ballet, with the highly anticipated world premiere of Artistic Director David McAllister’s The Sleeping Beauty Amongst a royal palace, magical fairy tale gardens and an opulent Louis XIV’s masked ball, the world’s most extravagant ballet is awakened to new life by The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister, […]

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The Australian Ballet launch new contemporary dancewear range by Keto

July 21, 2015

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The Australian Ballet launch new contemporary dancewear range by Keto Designed by dancers and featuring the distinctive 2015 Year of Beauty creative The Australian Ballet has this week launched Keto, a new contemporary dancewear label created by Australian Ballet Soloist Jacob Sofer and his partner Peggy Jackson. Designed and made in Australia using premium fabrics, […]

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