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The Australian Ballet’s 2017 blockbuster Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© goes on sale

November 30, 2016

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Amber Scott, Principal Artist – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©. Photo Justin Ridle

The Australian Ballet’s 2017 blockbuster Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© goes on sale Audiences will discover a world beyond their imagination when they fall down the rabbit hole with The Australian Ballet’s 2017 season of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©. Earmarked as the ballet blockbuster of the year, tickets will be in high demand when they go […]

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The Australian Ballet | Three Australian premieres | Faster goes on sale today

November 21, 2016

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The Australian Ballet's Vivienne Wong. Photo Justin Ridler

The Australian Ballet | Three Australian premieres | Faster goes on sale today Charging on to the stage with athleticism to the power of three, Faster opens The Australian Ballet’s Sydney and Melbourne 2017 seasons at full velocity. Today single tickets go on sale for both seasons. This contemporary triple bill showcases some of the world’s […]

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The Australian Ballet releases two of its most enchanting stories on CD and DVD with ABC Classics

November 16, 2016

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The Australian Ballet releases two of its most enchanting stories on CD and DVD with ABC Classics This November The Australian Ballet and ABC Classics are releasing two new recordings: the story and music of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker on CD and The Australian Ballet’s performance of David McAllister’s The Sleeping Beauty Live on DVD. Both […]

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The Australian Ballet’s award-winning Cinderella to be screened in cinemas for the first time

November 6, 2016

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The Australian Ballet’s award-winning Cinderella to be screened in cinemas for the first time Following its European on-stage premiere at the Coliseum in London this July, The Australian Ballet’s spectacular production of Cinderella, starring Lana Jones and Daniel Gaudiello, will be screened in UK cinemas for one night only on Wednesday 23rd November 2016. Witty, […]

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The Australian Ballet leads the charge as 2016’s World Ballet Day LIVE stream is viewed over 700,000 times, double the 2015 result

October 14, 2016

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Principal Artists Chengwu Guo & Ako Kondo, Presenters James Tobin & Brooke Lockett. Photo Kate Longley

The Australian Ballet leads the charge as 2016’s World Ballet Day LIVE stream is viewed over 700,000 times, double the 2015 result This year’s World Ballet Day, the third, broke the record for the longest Facebook Live stream to date, reaching over 315,000 people and an additional 272,000 people watching on Ballet TV, powered by […]

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Facebook LIVE set to stream its longest ever broadcast, as World Ballet Day LIVE kicks off with The Australian Ballet

October 3, 2016

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Artists of The Australian Ballet. Photography Kate Longley

Facebook LIVE set to stream its longest ever broadcast, as World Ballet Day LIVE kicks off with The Australian Ballet Australian online audiences will have access to watch exclusive behind the scenes rehearsals and interviews when World Ballet Day LIVE takes place on Tuesday 4 October. For the first time in 2016 World Ballet Day LIVE […]

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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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