AAR TAB The Nutcracker - photo by Jeff Busby

The Nutcracker

There’s nothing like a traditional Nutcracker to get you in the mood for the festive season. And there’s no traditional Nutcracker as magical as English legend Sir Peter Wright’s version. The artistic director of Birming...
Queensland Ballet Romeo & Juliet - Soloist Mia Heathcote - photo by David Kelly

Romeo and Juliet

Within the literary genre, William Shakespeare’s capacity for complexity of plot plus characterisation via dialogical detail is unsurpassed. The translation of a famed bardic play into ballet is a dramaturgical and...
Bolshoi Ballet_Jewels - courtesy of QPAC

Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels

Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane had the honour of hosting the only Australian performances of the Bolshoi Ballet Company prior to their departure to perform in London. Established in 1776, it is clear why t...
TAB Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Brisbane - photo by Kate Longley

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

The Australian Ballet’s gigantic, award-winning, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland returns to Arts Centre Melbourne for a limited, exclusive season from 8 June 2019. “Amazing”…”Magical”…”Sensational” are just some of the ...
TAB Storytime Ballet Coppelia - photo by Jeff Busby

Storytime Ballet: Coppelia

With its Storytime Ballet series the Australian Ballet has devised the perfect introduction for young children to the art of classical ballet. The series reduces famous ballets to a digestible 55 minutes, without interva...
TAB Spartacus Jarryd Madden and Callum Linanne - photo by Daniel Boud

Spartacus

First presented by The Australian Ballet in 1978 with choreography by Laszlo Seregi, Spartacus with its stirring tale of the Thracian prisoner forced to become a gladiator, kill his best friend and instigate an uprising ...