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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 July 2007
Steven Heathcote retires after hitting every height in a luminous 25-year career. His final moment on stage is an unforgettable turn in the meltingly plangent pas de deux that ends Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain©.