The original spirituality, raw talent and Irish charm of Riverdance are all but lost in this flashy, simplistic, clichéd presentation.
The Australian Ballet boasts a carefully curated collection of classical and contemporary dance works in its eagerly anticipated season 2016. Returning full-length favourites and innovative mixed programs will be joined by a […]
Lavish production values and wonderful dance combine for a world class, highly traditional new staging of evergreen classic The Sleeping Beauty.
The Australian Ballet traverses from the twentieth to twenty-first century in this scintillating freestyle triple bill that anchors a company premiere and a world premiere with a treasured classic.
A second opportunity arose to see Alexei Ratmansky’s Cinderella, a visit made all the sweeter by the surprise appearance of Madeleine Eastoe in the title role.
Celebrating a unique mix of opera, dance, music theatre, plays, live music and more, the 2015 Helpmann Nominations were announced this evening at performing arts venues around Australia. The 2015 Helpmann Awards […]
Having first dropped slipper in the Melbourne 2013 premiere, Alexei Ratmansky’s new staging of Cinderella confirms its status as an instant favourite of the repertory.
The Australian Ballet finds an ideal balance between classical story ballet and classical abstract ballet in this delightful evening of Frederick Ashton masterworks.
Lovingly restored to full glory, Maina Gielgud’s 1986 production of Giselle returns to its place as one of the most treasured jewels in The Australian Ballet’s repertoire.
Divine performances from the lead dancers elevate an otherwise elegant but somewhat lackluster ballet.