McAllister in Conversation

Our artistic director assembles a starry roster of dancers and creatives to reflect on the 2020 season – and takes to the limelight himself. A perfect opportunity to hear the most intimate thoughts of The Australian Ballet’s longest-serving director.

Tickets

$25 (includes a drink on arrival)

Duration

45 minutes

Suitable for

Ages 10 and above

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McAllister in Conversation

An insider's perspective on ballet

Watch past events Photography Kate Longley
  • Venues and Dates

    2020 Events are currently only available for purchase with a Season Package. Events for the 2020 Season go on sale for the general public from November 2019 for select events and January 2020 for all remaining events.

    • 2019 Sydney

      Sydney Opera House
      Bennelong Point, Sydney

      Day Date Time Venue
      Saturday 7 December 5pm Northern Foyer
    • 2020 Brisbane

      Queensland Performing Arts Centre
      Cnr Grey and Melbourne St, South Brisbane

      Day Date Time Venue
      Saturday 29 February 5pm Upper Lyric Balcony Foyer
    • 2020 Melbourne

      Arts Centre Melbourne
      100 St Kilda Rd

      Day Date Time Venue
      Saturday 14 March 5pm State Theatre Lounge
      Saturday 6 June 5pm State Theatre Lounge
      Saturday 20 June 5pm State Theatre Lounge
      Saturday 29 August 5pm State Theatre Lounge
      Saturday 12 September 5pm State Theatre Lounge
    • 2020 Sydney

      Sydney Opera House
      Bennelong Point, Sydney

      Day Date Time Venue
      Saturday 4 April 5pm Joan Sutherland Northern Foyer
      Saturday 2 May 5pm Joan Sutherland Northern Foyer
      Saturday 7 November 5pm Joan Sutherland Northern Foyer
      Saturday 28 November 5pm Joan Sutherland Northern Foyer

McAllister in Conversation with Nicolette Fraillon

Music Director and Chief Conductor Nicolette Fraillon draws back the curtain on Tchaikovsky's pivotal music for The Sleeping Beauty with our Artistic Director David McAllister.

You don’t choose ballet. I believe that ballet chooses you.

PRINCIPAL ARTIST AMBER SCOTT