Are story ballets naff? asks Jill Brown
Jill Brown was once a dancer, and is now a writer, publisher and editor. Her day job is in educational publishing. She retains a special interest in dance and holds a Master of Philosophy in Creative Writing, for which she wrote about ballet.
Articles by Jill Brown
Stephanie Lake shows a highly original sensibility in this exhilarating work.
A cerebral work that intrigues rather than engrosses.
Artistic Directors of ballet companies are usually male, as they all are in Australia. But here, the Executive Directors are all female. Dilshani Weerasinghe and Jessica Machin tell Jill Brown about their relationship with their artistic counterparts, and the future directions they want to shape.
The production is beginning to show its age, but the dancers bring it to life with joyous exuberance.
A distinctly Italian flair, combined with assured work by the principals, makes for a beautiful night of ballet.