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).
September – October 2008
After an absence of 43 years the company returns to Paris to perform Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake and Rites, a unique collaboration between The Australian Ballet and Indigenous dance troupe Bangarra Dance Theatre, set to Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. The tour continues to London and Manchester.