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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).
28 November 1974
Anne Woolliams comes to Australia to stage John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet, which will be a favourite of both dancers and audiences for years to come. Lucette Aldous and Kelvin Coe dance in the lead roles in the Australian premiere at the Sydney Opera House.