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Genée 2015 contestants pose outside the Sydney Opera House marking the one year count down until it will host Genée 2016.
Photo: Anthony Burns

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce that the Genée International Ballet Competition will return to Sydney in 2016.

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce that the Genée International Ballet Competition will return to Sydney in 2016. The prestigious competition’s last visit to Sydney in 2002 saw Australian dancer Steven McRae, now Principal at The Royal Ballet in London, awarded a gold medal. Also in 2002, the competition saw the […]

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Madeleine Eastoe in Giselle. Photo by Dan Boud

The Australian Ballet’s Giselle: undying love and unearthly dancing combine in the ultimate Romantic ballet

The Australian Ballet’s Giselle: undying love and unearthly dancing combine in the ultimate Romantic ballet One of the world’s most heart-rending classics and oldest ballets in repertoire history will sweep audiences off their feet when The Australian Ballet opens its 2015 Melbourne season with the Romantic blockbuster Giselle. Maina Gielgud’s critically acclaimed production will return […]

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The Narrative of Nothing (Infinity triple bill): photographer Jeff Busby, dancers Charles Thompson and Brooke Lockett

Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet

Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? (or Tuesday if that is the first day of your working week) Coffee! No it’s the excitement of beginning a new week fresh and the prospect of new challenges, new opportunities and potentially wonderful moments […]

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Steven McRae

A Masterclass With The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae

A Masterclass with The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae I recently reported that a masterclass with Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae would be taking place at The Royal Academy of Dance on Remembrance Sunday. ‘Celebrating Dance 2012’ was billed as a day of dance to fundraise for the Frank Freeman Scholarship fund. McRae’s masterclass was open to students studying Advanced […]

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A year inside The Australian Ballet

A year inside The Australian Ballet   Episode 2 of A year inside The Australian Ballet   This episode focuses on Corps de ballet member Jake Mangakahia as he is specially chosen to work with Stephen Page in Warumuk – in the dark night, as part of the Infinity triple bill currently showing in Sydney […]

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ANgelina Ballerina

Angelina Ballerina | Everyone’s favourite dancing mouse comes to town

Angelina Ballerina | Everyone’s favourite dancing mouse comes to town Angelina Ballerina, the star of some twenty popular children’s books and an animated TV series, will soon be appearing in towns throughout the country in Royal New Zealand Ballet’s much anticipated Meridian Season of Angelina Ballerina’s Big Audition.   A second RNZB company has just […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet News | A guest appearance and a new work

The Royal Ballet’s Soloist Alexander Campbell returns to Birmingham Royal Ballet, for one week only, to dance the role of Will Mossop in David Bintley’s Hobson’s Choice One year after Alexander Campbell made his debut as Will Mossop for Birmingham Royal Ballet, during the company’s International tour to Hong Kong, The Royal Ballet’s Soloist returns […]

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