Backstage with Nicolo Fonte

We go backstage with Bolero choreographer Nicolo Fonte.

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La Esmeralda pas de deux - Rehearsals
La Esmeralda pas de deux - Rehearsals

Ben Stevenson's La Esmeralda pas de deux is featured as one of four works in Flourish.

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Bolero Rehearsals for Flourish

View beautiful rehearsal images of Nicolo Fonte's Bolero which is featured in our Flourish program

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Backstage with Tamara Rojo

Queensland Ballet goes Backstage with acclaimed Spanish ballerina Tamara Rojo.

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Romeo & Juliet - Backstage
Romeo & Juliet - Backstage

Go backstage to see behind the scenes of Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet.

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Rachael Walsh takes her final bow
Rachael Walsh takes her final bow
54-year box office record

Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic Romeo & Juliet production has broken a 54-year box office record.

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Romeo & Juliet - Steven McRae and Natasha Kusch
Romeo & Juliet - Steven McRae and Natasha Kusch

Guest Star Steven McRae as Romeo and Principal Natasha Kusch as Juliet in Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet

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Backstage with Carlos Acosta

Queensland Ballet goes Backstage with acclaimed Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta.

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Rachael Walsh takes her final bow

On Thursday 3 July 2014, Principal Dancer Rachael Walsh, one of Queensland Ballet’s most loved and admired dancers, announced that she will retire from her position as a Principal Dancer in the Company.

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Romeo & Juliet - Meng Ningning and Hao Bin
Romeo & Juliet - Meng Ningning and Hao Bin

Go backstage to see Principals Meng Ningning and Hao Bin in Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet.

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Romeo & Juliet - Tamara Rojo and Matthew Lawrence
Romeo & Juliet - Tamara Rojo and Matthew Lawrence

Guest Star Tamara Rojo as Juliet and Principal Matthew Lawrence as Romeo in Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet

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Backstage with Steven McRae

Queensland Ballet goes Backstage with Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae.

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Company Class
Company Class - Friday 28 June 2014
Guest Teacher Daniel Guadiello
Guest Teacher Daniel Guadiello
Guest Teacher Steven Heathcote
Guest Teacher Steven Heathcote

Guest Teachers at Dance Classes

Steven Heathcote AM joined us on Monday evening for QB Dance Classes

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Romeo & Juliet - Staging and Costumes
Romeo & Juliet - Staging and Costumes

Go behind the scenes of Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet.

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Romeo & Juliet Rehearsals

Studio Photographer Christian Tiger took these beautiful photos of our dancers in rehearsals for Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet

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Pointe Shoe Appeal

Queensland Ballet spends more than $150,000 on shoes each season. If you would like to help keep our dancers on their toes, please consider contributing to our Pointe Shoe Appeal.

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Meet the Stars - Carlos Acosta
Meet the Stars - Carlos Acosta
Meet the Stars - Tamara Rojo
Meet the Stars - Tamara Rojo
Romeo & Juliet Guest Stars

Tamara Rojo, Carlos Acosta and Steven McRae join Queensland Ballet dancers for Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet.

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Go Backstage with Queensland Ballet

View photographer Ali Cameron's images from rehearsals of Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet.

Meet the Stars - Steven McRae
Meet the Stars - Steven McRae
Highlights from Coppélia

We've captured some beautiful performance highlights from Greg Horsman's Coppélia.

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Meet the Dancers - Matthew Lawrence
Meet the Dancers - Matthew Lawrence
Dance Classes - for fun and fitness
Adult Dance Classes

Queensland Ballet Dance Classes are designed to increase your fitness, flexibility and co-ordination in a fun and supportive environment.

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Coppélia - Clare Morehen & Huang Junshuang
Coppélia - Dress Rehearsal images - Clare and Huang

Photographer David Kelly captured Principal dancers Clare Morehen and Huang Junshuang in Greg Horsman's Coppélia

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Margaret Lucas OAM a Life Member
Coppélia Rehearsals - Swanilda & Franz
Coppélia Rehearsals - Swanilda & Franz

Studio Photographer Christian Tiger took beautiful photos of our dancers rehearsing Swanilda & Franz for Greg Horsman's Coppélia.

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Soloist Yu Hui Seven years of memorable performances

Yu Hui is a dancer who makes an immediate impression. Since joining the Company in 2007, he has inspired fans who love his strong technique and charming stage presence. Unfortunately, Yu Hui has decided to leave QB and return home to China for personal reasons.

Queensland Ballet announces research into benefits of Dance for Parkinson’s

Dance for Parkinson’s

Queensland Ballet is undertaking research into its innovative new Dance for Parkinson’s pilot program to investigate the physical, social and emotional benefits that ballet and dance can have on people living with Parkinson’s disease.

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Coppélia costumes by Noelene Hill
Coppélia costumes

Costume Designer and Wardrobe Production Manager Noelene Hill and her team have been hard at work on creating her beautiful designs for Coppélia.

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Did You Know?

The colour palette is a nod to the hues of the Australian countryside – from eucalypt green and earthy brown to the pale washed blue of a summer sky.

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Coppélia Rehearsals - Mazurka
Coppélia Rehearsals - Mazurka

Go backstage and take a peek at our dancers during Coppélia rehearsals of Dr Coppélius and Swanilda (as Coppélia) and the mazurka.

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Did You Know?

Greg Horsman's version of Coppélia is set in the small South Australian town of Hahndorf in the late 19th century.

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Lastest backstage video - Coppélia
Backstage - Coppélia

Find out more about Choreographer Greg Horsman's unique take on Coppélia in this video.

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Meet the Dancers - Lisa Edwards
Meet the Dancers - Lisa Edwards
Did You Know?

The Company loves Lisa’s gingerbread; she has been making it since 2004.

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Coppélia Rehearsal - Franz & Henry
Coppélia Rehearsal - Franz and Henry
Ballet meets AFL
Ballet meets AFL - Gallery
Did You Know?

Choreographer Greg Horsman's Coppélia will include an AFL-inspired scene.

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