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The Australian Ballet On Tour

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Spreading the joy of
dance

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  • South Australia | Victoria | New South Wales

    June – July 2024

  • Duration

    Act I – 47 minutes
    Interval – 20 minutes
    Act II – 43 minutes
    Total running time – 1 hour 50 minutes

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Renmark
19 June 2024

Chaffey Theatre

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Tanunda
22 June 2024

Barossa Arts Centre

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Port Pirie
26 June 2024

Northern Festival Centre

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Whyalla
29 June 2024

Middleback Arts Centre

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Goulburn
10 July 2024

Goulburn Performing Arts Centre

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Newcastle
13 July 2024

Civic Theatre

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Wagga Wagga
17 - 18 July 2024

Civic Theatre

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The Australian Ballet On Tour returns. Visiting Renmark, Tanunda, Port Pirie, Whyalla, Bendigo, Goulburn, Newcastle and Wagga Wagga.

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

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 three states, as we move you beyond words in this very special tour of traditional pieces and innovative new work.

The Australian Ballet On Tour is made possible thanks to the support of our Principal Partner, Telstra.

Program

Allegro Brillante by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

Swan Lake Act II pas de deux by Anne Woolliams after Marius Petipa

Circle Electric: Prologue by Stephanie Lake

The Sleeping Beauty Act III by Marius Petipa

The Australian Ballet On Tour is a vital link to the audiences who love ballet around the country.

David Hall­berg, Artis­tic Director

Synopsis and cast sheet

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Production Credits

ALLEGRO BRILLANTE

Choreography George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Stager
Darla Hoover
Music Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky
Costume design Karinska
Original lighting design Ronald Bates

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.

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.

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

Choreography after Marius Petipa
Additional choreography
Paul Knobloch
Composer Pyotr llyich Tchaikovsky
Costume and set design
Hugh Colman
Lighting design Bosco Shaw

Lighting design reproductions
David Jenkins

The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 performed by Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Mogrelia. Courtesy of Naxos Rights Australia.

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

We thank our principal partner

  • Principal partner

    Principal partner

3008826 TAB The Sleeping Beauty Mc Allister Samara Merrick Credit Lindsay Moller

Samara Merrick
Photo Lindsay Moller

A shirtless male dancer in white pants carries his female counterpart in grey dress across stage, holding her on his shoulder.

Samara Merrick, Maxim Zenin
Photo Peter Foster

3008840 TAB The Sleeping Beauty Mc Allister Maxim Zenin Sara Andrlon Credit Lindsay Moller

Maxim Zenin and Sara Andrlon
Photo Lindsay Moller

Two male dancers leap around a third dancer in the middle of the stage, holding the hands of this central figure.

Cameron Holmes, Maxim Zenin, Hugo Dumapit
Photo Peter Foster

3008830 TAB The Sleeping Beauty Mc Allister Cameron Holmes Credit Lindsay Moller

Cameron Holmes
Photo Lindsay Moller

A group of mixed dancers stand side by side on a dark stage.

Sara Andrlon, Maxim Zenin, Lilla Harvey, Cameron Holmes, Samara Merrick, Hugo Dumapit
Photo Peter Foster

Two dancers sit entwined on stage, one has her mouth opened appearing to be yelling, the other blissfully unaware.

Samara Merrick, Sara Andrlon
Photo Peter Foster

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