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Welcome to World Ballet Day! You can now watch the highlights of our stream. Hosted by James Tobin and Brooke Lockett, our World Ballet Day features rehearsals, behind-the-scenes footage, interviews and exclusive insights alongside features from Hong Kong Ballet, West Australian Ballet and Queensland Ballet. For more ballet: www.worldballetday.com
On October 1 The Australian Ballet joined four of the world's premier ballet companies in a global live stream event. Join us for all the highlights from the behind-the-scenes action at The Australian Ballet. Featuring rehearsals, interviews and insight into one day in the life of a ballet company. Do you want to watch the highlights of World Ballet Day LIVE from the other companies? Watch the Bolshoi Ballet: https://www.youtube.com/user/bolshoi Watch The Royal Ballet: https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalOperahouse Watch the National Ballet of Canada: https://www.youtube.com/user/nationalballetofcanada Watch the San Francisco Ballet: https://www.youtube.com/user/SFBallet World Ballet Day is a global first and we want you to be part of it. Join the conversation #worldballetday
Investing in today's dancer, for tomorrow. Australia’s national centre for élite vocational classical dance, The Australian Ballet School, produces dancers of the highest calibre for its parent company, The Australian Ballet and companies around the world. As Official Uniform and Production Partner, Bloch is proud to support these young dancers throughout their education and training. By providing a vast selection of products suited for developing dancers, Bloch understands the importance of an individual dancer’s needs. Bloch and The Australian Ballet School work tirelessly to help pre-professional dancers fulfil their potential and become the best they can be. http://www.bloch.com.au/content/208-ABS
Don’t miss the ultimate night out as the Australian Ballet present Swan Lake. A ballet filled with tutus, graceful leaps and glittering sets, a visit to Swan lake is an unforgettable experience. http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/whatson/tab_swan_lake_2016.aspx
Dramatic stories, lavish spectacle, the best of old and new: The Australian Ballet's 2014 season has something for everyone, including the traditional version of The Nutcracker, Sir Kenneth MacMillan's passionate Manon and Stanton Welch's take on the ballet classic La Bayadère. Production by The Apiary
Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a dancer in The Australian Ballet -- the hard work, the performance highs, the tight-knit friendships, the laughs and challenges? Focusing on Telstra Ballet Dancer Award nominees Amy Harris and Jake Mangakahia, this new ten-part series will take you behind the scenes as never before to show you the inner workings of the company. In Episode #1: January, the dancers return from their break to gear up for the 50th anniversary season. Production: The Apiary
A butterfly flapped its wings … and unleashed a hurricane year of dance that took us inside, outside and upside down; onstage, offstage and all around. Astonishing physical feats, elegant worlds of enchantment: this was our 2016. #YouTubeRewind
Our Coppélia doll is off on an adventure to Sydney Opera House! Enjoy her journey as this delicate doll explores all that Sydney has to offer ... Don't miss Coppélia arriving at Sydney Opera House from 2 December 2016: http://bit.ly/CoppéliaFB
As The Australian Ballet company celebrates its 50th anniversary this month we present this film revealing the roots of ballet in Australia and the story of the overseas dancers who brought their art to Australia. This encouraged the rise of local dancers who proved themselves adept in the classic ballets of Russia, France and Great Britain. It traces the birth of Australian choreography, decor and mounting with Australian dancers shown performing an Australian musical composition with Australian themes. Influential figures such as Edouard Borovansky, Tchinarova and Margot Stevenson are featured as well as the Borovansky Ballet, the Ballet Guild and the Bodenwieser Modern Expressive Ballet. It is the history of ballet in Australia that ultimately lead to the formation of the prestigious an...
A ballerina's life is spent on the tips of the toes. In this meditative mini-doco, three of our dancers take us through their personal pointe-shoe prep routines (featuring knives, matches and shellac) and wax reflective about nurturing their feet. Production by The Apiary
For participating cinemas visit www.cinemalive.com A sparkling tale of magic and mischief, Coppélia has everything a good story ballet should: a touch of enchantment, a dash of romance and masses of sumptuous costumes. Swanilda and Franz are in love until the appearance of Dr Coppelius and his mysterious daughter Coppélia upset the celebrations. However, Dr Coppelius’ haughty daughter is not what she seems, and Swanilda must rescue Franz from the magician’s sinister doll-filled lair – with the help of some fancy footwork!
Oct 16-19 at Cal Performances Praised internationally for meticulous technique delivered with emotional warmth, The Australian Ballet presents a signature work hailed as "a beautiful, romantic and tragic journey" (Australian Stage). Lush, lavish, and a feast for all the senses, Graeme Murphy's Swan Lake retains all the enchantment and drama of the classic, with reference to the royal love triangle of Princess Diana, Prince Charles, and Camilla. As rich with scenic and costume design as choreography and storytelling, the Berkeley performance is the production's first in the Bay Area and second in the United States. Tickets: http://bit.ly/CPTAB1415
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