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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).
25 October 1975
Lucette Aldous and Kelvin Coe in Two Pigeons. Photo David Parker
Joseph Janusaitis, Marilyn Rowe and Ross Stretton in Monotones. Photo David Parker
The Australian Ballet perform Frederick Ashton’s Monotones and Two Pigeons at a Royal Performance for Princess Margaret at the Palais Theatre in Melbourne.
Also in 1975
British choreographer Gillian Lynne arrives to create The Australian Ballet’s first TV commission.