Young Professionals at the Ballet

Join other arts-loving Young Professionals prior to the show for an exclusive networking function. There is no age limit on these events, but you will be asked to provide your organisation name upon booking.


Sip champagne and delight in an array of canapes while hearing from successful business people within West Australian Ballet’s wider circle of patrons, sponsors, Board Members and donors. Mingle, then take your seat next to your newest business connections and witness physicality and live performance at its best.


Ticket Cost: $70 + booking fee inclusive of event and ballet ticket.

The Nutcracker 2018

The Nutcracker

Thursday 6 December 5:30pm | Dress Circle Bar – His Majesty’s Theatre

Includes pre-performance hospitality with canapés, beverage plus A-reserve seating to The Nutcracker.


The tradition continues. Triumphantly returning to His Majesty’s stage, The Nutcracker is an enchanting Christmas treat filled with pure joy for the whole family. Set in the 19th century English winter wonderland, this luminous, classical ballet will capture your heart and imagination as it transports you to the magical world of brave toy soldiers and dancing sugar canes.


As an end of year treat, hear from West Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director and Co-Choroegrapher of The Nutcracker, Aurélien Scannella, prior to the performance, before networking with other young professionals.


As Artistic Director, Aurélien Scannella is responsible for leading the delivery of his Artistic Vision for West Australian Ballet by crafting its whole performance product, building and maintaining the Company’s dance force and programming and planning WAB’s performance catalogue. Aurélien will explain how he finds the balance between challenging and motivating his dancers, provoking emotion with an audience, showing respect for the history and tradition of this art form while also attracting new audiences with bold new works.


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Ballet at the Quarry

In-Synch: Ballet at the Quarry

DATE TBC | Quarry Amphitheatre

Includes pre-performance hospitality with canapés, beverage plus seating to the performance.


Under the magical night sky surrounded by the magnificent City Beach Quarry Amphitheatre, be enthralled by the unique combination of contemporary dance and dining under a canopy of stars. Part of Perth Festival, Ballet at the Quarry is one of summer’s hottest tickets.


This year, we proudly present In-Synch: Ballet at the Quarry; a series of three short works.

Tickets on sale 19 November

La Bayadére

Thursday 23 May 2019 5.30pm | His Majesty’s Theatre

Includes pre-performance hospitality with canapés, beverage plus seating.


A re-imagined, classical ballet full of bold colour, energy and a devastating love triangle.


Solor, son of the Maharajah, has pledged his undying love to the beautiful Nikiya, a bayadère (temple dancer). When he is forced by his father to marry the Governor-General’s daughter, a string of tragic consequences is unleashed.


This sumptuous new production of La Bayadère will sweep you into the exotic world of the 19th century British Raj. Within a cauldron of colonial politics, glittering ballrooms and opium-fuelled dreams, Solor and Nikiya are entwined through life, death and the ghostly Kingdom of the Shades.

Tickets on sale 19 November



Thursday 26 September 2019 5.30pm | His Majesty’s Theatre

Includes pre-performance hospitality with canapés, beverage plus seating.


A 178-year-old tale of impossible love, vengeful ghosts and the ultimate forgiveness. With coveted virtuoso roles and an iconic ‘white ballet act’, this transcendent Romantic-era ballet has stood the test of time – maybe because first love and heartbreak resonates with us all.


Peasant girl Giselle, beautiful and innocent, falls deeply for Albrecht, a prince in disguise. When she discovers he is engaged to another, her grief and shock at his deception sends her mad. She dies of a broken heart and her spirit joins the ‘Wilis’ – ghosts of women betrayed.


The revengeful Wilis lure men into the forest and cruelly force them to dance to their death. They have set their eyes on Albrecht, and Giselle must summon all within her to save him from this terrible fate.

Tickets on sale 19 November


ALICE (in wonderland)

Thursday 5 December 2019 5.30pm | His Majesty’s Theatre

Includes pre-performance hospitality with canapés, beverage plus seating.


A new ballet sensation that has played to packed houses and adoring audiences in Hong Kong! Exploding with jaw-dropping fantasy and excitement, Septime Webre’s extravagant production will bedazzle the whole family. Marvel at the sleek and chic costumes, colourful and beautiful sets and a thrilling original score performed live by West Australian Philharmonic Orchestra.

Tickets on sale 19 November