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Alice Topp’s ballet ‘Clay’ goes digital

With COVID numbers spiking again you may be concerned about heading got the theatre once again. Thankfully The Australian Ballet & choreographer Alice Topp have just the solution for those of us who still want a live theatre fix without risking catching the Omicron variant. Alice's ballet Clay has been revived in the digital realm and is […]

Storytime Ballet: The Nutcracker

A beloved Christmas ballet receives an enchanting kid-friendly incarnation this festive season. Thanks to the renowned production company, Storytime Ballet, Sydney’s children are encouraged to dress in their favourite ballet-inspired outfits as they witness Tchaikovsky’s beautiful ballet, The Nutcracker. The current production of The Nutcracker was created as an immersive experience intended to conjure pure […]

G

Mechanical phoenix. Garry Stewart’s G can succinctly be defined as a machine, where performers transform from one whole into eleven devices of dancing parts that buzz to and fro on the stagy contraption, intending to leave the spectators mesmerized by this re-invention of the classic romantic ballet Giselle. It is the tragic love story of […]

VANGUARD

Leave all preconceptions behind, you will find no tutus or tiaras in this contemporary ballet spectacular. Combining three milestone performances from different points of history; including The Four Temperaments by George Balanchine, Bella Figura by Jirí Kylián, and Dyad 1929 by Wayne McGregor; Vanguard is what Artistic Director David McAllister deems as “an anthology of ballet”. […]