West Australian Ballet farewells Principal Fiona Evans

 Principal Dancer Fiona Evans has announced her retirement from professional dancing after a long and successful career including six years with West Australian Ballet.

 


Audition Notice

West Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director, Aurelien Scannella, will be holding auditions in the United States of America on 17 April 2015

 


Welcoming our guest répétiteurs for Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs

We have the pleasure of welcoming choreographer Gyula Harangozo and his associate Blanka Fajith Rotterne this week. Both of whom are flying from Europe to teach the Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs repertory to our dancers and to also oversee the staging of the production which premieres 21st November 2014.

 


We are delighted to welcome a new guest teacher – Paul Boyd.

We are excited to welcome Paul Boyd, the current associate teacher at Queensland Ballet. Paul will be here for ten days from 21st October, for the remainder of the month, to teach morning class to all of our dancers.

 


Welcoming back conductor Wolfgang Heinz.

We are delighted to welcome the return of conductor Wolfgang Heinz. Wolfgang was here in Perth earlier this year for our production of Giselle and will be here once again from the 11th November. He will be commencing rehearsals with West Australian Philharmonic Orchestra, for our production of Snow White and the 7 Dwarf’s, staying here until the closing night performance on Sunday 14th December .

 


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West Australian Ballet welcomes new patron – Governor Kerry Sanderson AO

West Australian Ballet is pleased to announce that Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO, newly sworn in Governor of Western Australia, has accepted the invitation to become the Company’s new patron. Respected former public servant and Agent- General, she stepped into the role immediately upon her formal appointment as Governor and succeeds former Governor Hon. Malcolm McCusker AC CVO QC, whose term ended 31 June.

 


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West Australian Dance Awards 2014

We are extremely proud to announce that several of our dancers have been nominated in the ‘Outstanding Performance’ categories at the West Australian Dance Awards 2014 next month.


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World Ballet Day Live 2014!

Tomorrow on Wednesday 1st October 2014 at 10am (AWST) the first-ever World Ballet Day LIVE will take place. A twenty hour non-stop live-streaming event involving some of the world’s leading ballet companies across multiple timezone’s, celebrating dance and the inherent athleticism and daily dedication of all those involved in world class ballet companies.


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West Australian Ballet welcomes Maina Gielgud AO

We are excited to soon be welcoming former Prima Ballerina Maina Gielgud AO who will be here at West Australian Ballet from next week. She will be giving class to our dancers for the fortnight leading up to our forthcoming Canberra tour October 13th-19th!


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West Australian Ballet welcomes Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

We are looking forward to welcoming Annabelle Lopez-Ochoa next week. She will be here for a fortnight to begin preparation for Zip Zap Zoom we are performing as part of our Ballet at the Quarry season to kick off the 2015 program next year.


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Telethon Behind the Scenes

Special Behind The Scenes Event for Telethon

 

Interested in getting a sneak peek of La Fille mal gardée while supporting an important cause?


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La Fille mal gardée Audition

OPEN AUDITION – GIRLS AND BOYS – 9 to 11 YEARS OLD

 

West Australian Ballet has an exciting opportunity for young dancers to be involved in the upcoming season of La Fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter) at His Majesty’s Theatre (5-20 September 2014). We are auditioning for children to perform in the village scenes in Act 2. This is your chance to experience rehearsing and performing with West Australian Ballet!

 

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