After nearly 20 years as The Australian Ballet's Chief Conductor and Music Director, Nicolette Fraillon is to leave the company in late 2022.
Deborah Jones is a writer specialising in dance. A former long-serving Arts Editor of The Australian, she is currently the newspaper’s national dance critic and also reviews musical theatre and theatre. She is the Sydney correspondent for London-based Opera magazine and Vancouver-based Dance International.
Articles by Deborah Jones
David Hallberg’s first year as Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet has been challenging, to say the least, due to COVID, but he is full of passion and high expectations for 2022.
Adelaide’s Restless Dance Theatre celebrates 30 years of groundbreaking work.
Mitchell Butel enters his third year as Artistic director of STCSA with a profound sense of gratitude and a 2022 season that honours fortitude, resilience and community.
This enjoyable film, based on the British stage musical, tells a sweet, uplifting story about winning out over adversity.
Lee Lewis's 2022 season for QT includes contemporary dramas, reworked classics, an Australian musical, a play with live hip hop, and two world premieres, including one by a member of the Australian Defence Force.
Dean Walsh makes a compelling case for marine protection.
She was one of our greatest dramatic sopranos. Why have we forgotten her?
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Opera di Roma’s riveting, genre-defying production is made for this age and is one for the ages
The Australian Ballet's new Artistic Director announces an exciting addition to the dance calendar, a festival called DanceX, which will bring together eight Australian dance companies.
This long-running West End drama comes to the Ensemble Theatre in Kirribilli with few chills but plenty of thrills from its actors.