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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).
August – September 2000
Sylvie Guillem appears with the company in Maurice Béjart’s Bolero as part of the Sydney Olympics Arts Festival; The Australian Ballet performs that perennial favourite The Merry Widow as part of the same festival.
Also in 2000
Artistic Director Ross Stretton announces he will be leaving The Australian Ballet.
Bella Figura for the first time.