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).
Production by The Apiary
In this video of rare film footage, Colin Peasley reminisces about filming Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote.
Also in 1972
John Lanchbery is appointed Music Director of The Australian Ballet.