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Welcome to World Ballet Day! You can now watch our one hour highlights reel from the live stream. From fabulous fouettés to far-out sports science moments ... Hosted by Chris Bath and Senior Artist Jarryd Madden, our World Ballet Day features rehearsals, behind-the-scenes footage, interviews and exclusive insights alongside features from La Trobe University's Gate Lab, The National Ballet of Japan, The National Ballet of China and Singapore Dance Theatre.
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
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
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
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
Our dancers Adam Bull, Christopher Rodgers-Wilson, Cameron Hunter and Cristiano Martino talk about the highs and lows of the profession and show off their beautiful technique. Production: The Apiary Cinematography: Marden Dean Music: Rat vs Possum - Binti Jua (Faux Pas remix)
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 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
On World Ballet Day, La Trobe University came into our studios with their researchers and our Principal Physiotherapist Dr Sue Mayes to look at the unique movement of our dancers. The innovative research, which is the first of its kind, captured the bio-mechanical movement of 25 dancers using La Trobe's Vicon Motion Analysis system. Watch to delve into the extraordinary science of dance ...
10 years old ballet student Danielle Scott performing classical piece
View complete Giselle playbill and book tickets to all Giselle performances in St.Petersburg online at http://RussianBroadway.com/Giselle Execute: Christine Walsh, Kelvin Coe, Elizabeth Toohey, David McAllister Original video from balletoman.com
“For me, dance is complete liberation … It’s a contradictory art form because you can be completely yourself and show all you care about in dancing and movement, but you can also become a character.” Principal Artist Amber Scott describes her what draws her to ballet, and we take a look at her breathtaking career so far.
Peter Wright’s production of The Nutcracker is considered the world’s most beautiful, and coupled with Tchaikovsky's beloved score, it truly is a magical experience for the whole family. In Melbourne 12 - 25 September “It really is the perfect ballet” Sunday Herald Sun
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
Our classes encourage adult learners to discover the strength and artistry within their own bodies. Whether you want to try something new for fun and fitness, or dust off an old pair of ballet shoes, WAB offers a huge range of classes for every level. With 22 classes each week and levels ranging from Ballet Basics to Advanced and Pointe, you’re sure to find a class suitable to your level and needs. All classes take place in our state of the art studios in Maylands and are taught by professional teachers and dancers, as well as some well-known WAB company members. Click here to find out more: https://waballet.com.au/learn/adult-dance-classes/
Episode #6 of our behind-the-scenes series takes you inside the wardrobe department, giving you a close-up look at the loving construction of Swan Lake costumes. Senior Artist Amy Harris chats to designer Hugh Colman, gets a fitting and tries out her new tutu in the studio, while our painstaking costumiers fashion sequins, pearls, brocade, and tulle into stunning creations. Production: The Apiary
Spartacus tells the story of a gladiator who led a slaves’ rebellion against the Roman empire. Charting the journey of a man finding passionate love, his mission and freedom, the ballet showcases the company’s men at their spirited and athletic best. Think ballet is all pointe shoes and tutus? Think again. http://bit.ly/ThePowerOfImaginationYT
When the call went out for aspiring choreographers to take their work to the Australian ballet's biggest stage, Alice Topp decided to take on the challenge. Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/05/08/a-rising-choreography-star-at-the-australian-ballet/ Video shot & edited by Tom Compagnoni Follow HuffPost Australia: Web: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HuffPostAustralia Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/HuffPostAU Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/HuffPostAU Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/huffpostau/
What’s a dancer’s day like at The Australian Ballet? Follow Coryphée Benedicte Bemet from morning commute to curtain down. Step behind-the-scenes with The Australian Ballet this World Ballet Day at 12pm 1 October. Watch the live stream and be a part of the global celebration of dance. More details: http://www.australianballet.com.au/worldballetday Produced: The Apirary, Music: "Maylands" by Tantrums Courtesy of Gaga Music
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...
"FOUR STARS" The Age "THRILLING" The Australian "TRUE BRILLIANCE" Crikey "PURE ENJOYMENT" ArtsHub Two great Romantic ballets on one double bill -- the fairytale La Sylphide and the glittering party piece Paquita. Watch highlights from this stunning program, playing at the Sydney Opera House from 7 -- 25 November. Production: The Apiary
Fall down the rabbit hole ... To a world of colour, fun and fantasy with Alice's Adventures in Wonderland©. We are bringing this smash-hit production to you in 2017. Full of vibrant costumes and magical effects, it's the perfect ballet for the whole family. Don't miss out - book now: http://bit.ly/AlicesAdventuresYT