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A GALA EVENING WITH WEST AUSTRALIAN BALLET

Port Hedland | Karratha | Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Experience the energy and beauty of dance as West Australian Ballet bring a world-class gala performance to Port Hedland, set to thrill the whole family for one show only!

Featuring a sensational showcase of Classical and Contemporary ballet, see excerpts from your State Ballet Company’s award-winning Dracula, energetic classic Don Quixote, heartbreaking modern adaption of The Great Gatsby and the flair of the Russian Candy Cane solo from The Nutcracker!

West Australian Ballet’s acclaimed dancers will also perform new creation Heartache, their response to the pandemic, CoVid Lab, and the stirring 4Seasons, a work of emotional duets and solos.

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Read about our regional children's ballet performances of The Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.

Oscar Valdes and Candice Adea performing Don Quixote pas de deux. Photo by Bradbury Photography

Creatives

Artistic Director: Aurélien Scannella

Excerpts from 4Seasons

Choreographer: Natalie Weir

Costume Designer: Bruce McKinven

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi, recomposed by Max Richter


Russian Candy Cane Solo from The Nutcracker

Choreographer: Aurélien Scannella

Costume Designer: Charles Cusick Smith

Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Musical Arranger: Michael Brett


Pas de Deux from Don Quixote

Choreographer: Dame Lucette Aldous AC after Marius Petipa

Costume Designer: Allan Lees OAM

Composer: Ludwig Minkus

Musical Arranger: John Lanchbery

Recorded music performed by: West Australian Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Judith Yan


Pas de deux from The Great Gatsby

Choreographer & Costume Designer: David Nixon OBE

Composer: Sir Richard Rodney Bennett CBE

Orchestrator: John Longstaff

Music Advisor: Anthony Meredith

Recorded music performed by Northern Ballet Sinfonia

Pas de deux from Dracula

Choreographer: Krzysztof Pastor

Sets & Costumes: Phil R. Daniels & Charles Cusick Smith

Librettist: Pawel Chynowski

Composer: Wojciech Kilar

Musical Arrangement: Michael Brett and Joshua Davies

Recorded music performed by West Australian Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jessica Gethin

A co-production between West Australian Ballet and Queensland Ballet.


CoVid Lab

Concept & Direction: Sandy Delasalle

Port Hedland & Karratha

Choreographers: Ludovico Di Ubaldo & Alexa Tuzil

Composers: Clyde Otis and Max Richter

Recorded music performed by Dinah Washington and Max Richter

Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Choreographers: Brent Carson & Beatrice Maser

Recorded music composed & performed by Ludovico Einaudi


Heartache

Choreographers: Sandy Delasalle, Polly Hilton, Jesse Homes, Matthew Lehmann, Claire Voss & Jack Whiter

Concept & Creative Directors: Aurélien Scannella & Sandy Delasalle

Additional music composed and produced by Matej Perunicic


How to Book

  • Online via the links below;

Civic Centre Gardens, Port Hedland

Red Earth Arts Precinct, Karratha

Goldfields Arts Centre, Kalgoorlie-Boulder

  • Or book via phone:

Town of Port Hedland: (08) 9158 9300

Red Earth Arts Precinct: (08) 9186 8600

Goldfields Arts Centre: (08) 9021 0999

Principal Partner

Woodside


Government of Western Australia


Roy Hill Community Foundation


BHP
Mitsui Iron Ore


Town of Port Hedland


City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

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