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Brett & Wendy… A Love Story Bound by Art

Director and writer Kim Carpenter, through his Theatre Of Image, brings his take on the story of Brett Whitely and his wife Wendy to the stage in his new drama Brett & Wendy... A Love Story Bound by Art.  The show takes audiences on a journey through the spaces and periods of time that shaped […]

Coppélia

The enchanting tale of Coppélia is coming to Sydney, bringing with it magic and mischief for children aged three and older to enjoy. “Storytime Ballet: Coppélia is set in a magical world. It’s all about young sweethearts, Swanilda and Franz. They sneak into Dr Coppelius’ mysterious toy workshop and discover the secrets of his mechanical dolls as they […]

Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Australian Ballet are bringing The Sleeping Beauty back to the stage, but this time exclusively for children with their Storytime Ballet. Simplifying the storyline and incorporating a narrator, Storytime Ballet makes it easier for younger audiences, or those unfamiliar with ballet to understand and engage with the story of Sleeping Beauty. Dancer for the Lilac […]

The Nutcracker

The Australian Ballet is bringing a classic here to Sydney this holiday season. The Nutcracker is an enchanting story of a young girl, Clara, who falls in love with a wooden nutcracker that her grandfather has made. She finds herself downstairs with her doll when the clock suddenly strikes midnight. Mice start to come out, […]

Coppélia

Coming to the close of the year, most places start to celebrate the upcoming holidays. The Australian Ballet is also joining in on the merriments, with a special festive performance of Coppélia.  For those unfamiliar with the production, Dr Coppelius is a toy maker who dreams of bringing his mechanical daughter to life; meanwhile in the […]

Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

One of the greatest works in the ballet catalogue, Sleeping Beauty, has been refashioned into an easy to watch piece of theatre that runs for under an hour. The Australian Ballet presents Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty. Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, the Big Bad Wolf, Puss in Boots and Bluebird all make an appearance […]