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Some of the text in The Australian Ballet timeline is adapted from essays in Luminous. These were written by Valerie Lawson (The Sixties), Jill Sykes (The Seventies), Lee Christofis (The Eighties), Michael Shmith (The Nineties) and Deborah Jones (The New Millennium).
26 October 1989
Stanton Welch, eldest son of Marilyn Jones and Garth Welch, joins the company. He began his ballet training at the late age of 17, winning a scholarship to the San Francisco Ballet School.
The Borovansky Ballet gives its last performance in Melbourne.
Bella Figura for the first time.