The Australian Ballet

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The Sleeping Beauty Act III and other works

The Australian Ballet is delighted to be bringing a program of classical favourites and contemporary pieces to audiences across Australia.

Celebrating over four decades of touring the country, be transported by the pure artistry of The Australian Ballet’s dancers as we showcase some of the most moving, enthralling and exciting moments in our repertoire.

Featuring Act III of Marius Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty, The Australian Ballet’s Resident Choreographer, Stephanie Lake’s Circle Electric: Prologue, the Act II pas de deux from Anne Woolliams’ Swan Lake and an Australian Ballet premiere, George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, The Australian Ballet On Tour will delight both those new to ballet and seasoned balletomanes.

Join us across the nation, as we move you beyond words in this very special tour of traditional pieces and innovative new works.

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Youth Masterclass

Join us for a special class taught onstage during The Australian Ballet On Tour.

Alongside The Australian Ballet On Tour and in select cities, join us for a special class taught onstage by the Artistic Staff of The Australian Ballet. This class will give students the chance to work to perfect their skills and learn new techniques (which our dancers use themselves) to improve alignment and movement.

These non-syllabus classes are suitable for ages 13–18 with minimum grade six ballet experience.

Date & Time: Saturday 29 June, 4:30-5:45pm
Location: Middleback Arts Centre, Whyalla

Class On Tour

See what it takes to dance with The Australian Ballet.

Get up close and personal with the extraordinary dancers of The Australian Ballet On Tour

Every morning, six days a week, our dancers take class. It helps them find new heights of technical excellence and maintain their peak fitness.

Get a unique behind the scenes view of their training, with commentary by artistic staff.

Production Credits

Allegro Brillante

Choreography George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

The performance of Allegro Brillante, a Balanchine® Ballet, is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Service standards established and provided by the Trust.

Music Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky

Costume design Karinska

Original lighting design Ronald Bates

Circle Electric: Prologue

Choreography and set design concepts Stephanie Lake

Composer Robin Fox

Costume design Paula Levis

Lighting design Bosco Shaw

The Sleeping Beauty Act III (after Petipa)

Choreography after Marius Petipa

Additional Choreography Paul Knobloch

Composer Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 performed by Orchestra Victoria, conducted by Nicolette Fraillon. Courtesy of ABC Classics, copyright Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Costume and set design Hugh Colman

Lighting design Bosco Shaw

Swan Lake Act II Pas De Deux

Choreography Anne Woolliams after Marius Petipa

Additional choreography Ray Powell

Director David Hallberg

Dramaturgy and additional choreography Lucas Jervies

Composer Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Costume design Mara Blumenfeld

Performed by Moscow International Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Konstantin Krimetz. Published by Toei Music Publishing Co. Ltd.

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