Browse through the decades; search for a ballet, person or event; or dive right in through the spotlight.
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).
7 December 2007
A performance of Peter Wright’s spectacular production of The Nutcracker is filmed live at the Sydney Opera House and beamed via satellite to eight regional cinemas throughout Australia. In addition to the capacity house in the Opera Theatre, thousands view the live performance on a giant screen on the forecourt.