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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).
3 June 1971
Garth Welch’s Othello, originally created for The Australian Ballet School and performed to music from Planet of the Apes, crosses over into the company’s repertoire.