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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).
19 July 1973
The film of Don Quixote premieres at the brand-new Sydney Opera House – and it’s a hit, both at home and overseas. The Australian Ballet has burst onto the international cinema scene.
Also in 1973
The Friends of The Australian Ballet NSW is formed.