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The Frederick Ashton Foundation has announced details of Ashton Worldwide 2024-2028, an international festival conceived to celebrate the work of the English choreographer, Frederick Ashton (1904-1988).

The Artistic Director of the Australian Ballet, David Hallberg, has issued a public statement objecting to a comment in a review in the 'Sydney Morning Herald'.

Andrew McNicol has been announced as the commissioned choreographer of The Fonteyn International Ballet Competition, to be held in September in London.

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In the Australian Ballet School’s 60th Anniversary year, a trip to the Sydney Opera House for a one night only gala-style showcase that coincided with Mother’s Day was a welcome event for ballet lovers in Sydney. Geraldine Higginson reviews the celebratory performance.

The Australian Ballet’s double-bill of Harald Lander’s Etudes and Stephanie Lake’s Circle Electric goes from one extreme to another in terms of technique and style.

Premiering in 1877, La Bayadère is regarded as a highlight of the ballet canon, owing to the classical purism and impressive technical demands of Marius Petipa’s choreography.

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This time last year Adam Elmes and Lilla Harvey were Corps de Ballet dancers with the Australian Ballet who had been nominated alongside three of their peers for the 2023 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award.

Deborah Brown is collaborating with Mãori choreographer and arts laureate Moss Te Ururangi Patterson to create a new work called ‘The Light Inside’, for Bangarra Dance Theatre.

Liesel Zink is currently working on two projects – one for Mature Artists Dance Experience (MADE), and the other for Stompin youth dance, both in Lutruwita/Tasmania.

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Want to audition for Netherlands Dance Theatre? Artistic Director Emily Molnar describes the process.

Lucy Christodolou offers three keys to making auditions an enjoyable experience.

Audition advice from Matthew Lawrence, Ballet Master for the Queensland Ballet and Queensland Ballet Academy, and former Lecturer for QUT.