Deliberately marooned in Paris at the end of WWII, ex-serviceman Jerry Mulligan juggles art, romance and music as he makes new friends, attracts the attention of a wealthy benefactress and falls helplessly in love with a mysterious young dancer.
Brilliantly bolstered and boosted, Stanton Welch’s new Sylvia enlivens and enhances the 1876 original for an evening of pure theatrical enchantment.
The Australian Ballet heads straight back down the rabbit hole, returning award-winning 2017 hit Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to the Melbourne stage for a very welcome encore season.
As witty as it is romantic, the Australian Ballet’s characterful production of Cinderella makes an unplanned yet very welcome return visit to Melbourne, showcasing the glorious partnership of married principal artists Ako Kondo and Chengwu Guo.
The Australian Ballet continues their cleverly conceived Storytime Ballet series with Coppélia, an ideal first ballet for young audiences.
The Australian Ballet accentuates the elegant beauty found in streamlined modern dance with a well-matched trio of works that form the program of Verve.
A sunny joy from beginning to end, The Merry Widow is the winter warmer Melbourne needs. Lovers of traditional, old-fashioned glamour will swoon to the return of The Merry Widow.
The Australian Ballet honours and celebrates its extraordinary 50-year association with Australian living legend and national treasure Graeme Murphy in the lovingly curated new mixed programme, Murphy.
A dazzling diorama of stunning scenery and capricious choreography, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a delectable delight for children and adults alike.
A return visit to Symphony in C provided the welcome opportunity to enjoy Resident Guest Artist David Hallberg on stage in Melbourne. A Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, Hallberg was also the first American dancer to reach this exalted rank with Bolshoi Ballet.
Positioning abstract modern dance alongside pure classical ballet, The Australian Ballet’s mixed program Symphony in C showcases not only the breadth of talent of the company but also the astounding versatility of the dancers.
Returning to the Melbourne stage less than two years after its premiere, David McAllister’s production of The Sleeping Beauty can be appreciated not just for its luxuriously lavish staging but also for the wonderful range of supporting roles on offer.
Graeme Murphy’s Nutcracker does far more than tell The Story of Clara, celebrating the backstory of vision, passion and talent that formed the bedrock for our modern, 55-years-young company The Australian Ballet.
Created by choreographer David Bintley and his creative team in anticipation of the 2012 London Olympics, Faster is a real crowd pleaser. The piece has even more scope to be popular here given Australian’s love of sport.
Clever, intriguing and thoroughly engaging for its target audience of pre-school toddlers, Too Many Penguins? returns in a form that is even better than before.
Announcing a range of premieres and classic works, The Australian Ballet has proclaimed 2017 to be A Season of Wonderment.
The Australian Ballet takes audiences on a trip back in time, returning charming storybook ballet Coppélia to its original 1979 home at the Palais Theatre.
The Australian Ballet boldly rewards their audience and dancers alike with John Neumeier’s dramatic adult fantasia Nijinsky.
Lavishly produced on a grand scale, it is the intimate, intricate details that really distinguish Houston Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet, a very welcome addition to The Australian Ballet’s 2016 seas
Patrick Marber’s play is set in 1945 in an English Country House, the set of which rivalled downstairs at Downton Abbey! The play is inspired by Strindberg’s Miss Julie. Helen George plays Miss Julie, the only upstairs character we are introduced to in person, while Richard Flood plays John, her father’s Chauffeur and Amy Cudden plays Christine, the cook.
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