New Dancers in 2015

Queensland Ballet will welcome a new Principal Dancer, a new Soloist, several new Company Dancers and eight Young Artists to the Company in 2015.

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QB visits the Starlight Foundation

On Monday 15 December, Company Dancers Teri Crilly, Tamara Hanton, Eleanor Freeman and Sophie Zoricic visited the Starlight Express Room at the new Lady Cilento Hospital as part of our Charity Partner Program in support of the Starlight Express Room.

 

 

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Tutu Day video
Tutu Day Video
Tutu Day - Sunday 1 February
Tutu Day Sunday 1 February

Bring your little ballet fans to a fun-filled day of kids’ activities, dance workshops and behind-the-scenes glimpses into our fairy tale ballet world.

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The Nutcracker Go Backstage

View the latest Backstage videos on music and ballet and the costumes in the Nutcracker.

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Hao Bin and Meng Ningning are permanent residents

Principal dancers Hao Bin and Meng Ningning are now permanent residents of Australia. Congratulations!

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Ballet Boot Camp: 12 - 15 January 2015
Ballet Boot Camp

Offering a combination of ballet, contemporary and Pilates classes, this four-day boot camp is designed to increase your fitness and flexibility, and introduce you to some key ballet techniques while having lots of fun.

The boot camp runs from Monday 12 - Thursday 15 January 2015. 

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Free outdoor screening The Nutcracker

This Christmas, The Courier-Mail Piazza will feature an ode to the Queensland Ballet’s The Nutcracker, featuring a one-off screening open to the public. 

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The Wonder of Christmas
The Wonder of Christmas
We are excited to once again partner with The City and South Bank to bring the spirit of The Nutcracker to the Christmas celebrations.
 
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Emilio Pavan - Promoted to Junior Soloist
Emilio Pavan promoted to Junior Soloist

As soon as the curtain went down on Queensland Ballet’s free performance of Coppélia at Riverstage last night, Artistic Director Li Cunxin announced the promotion of Emilio Pavan to Junior Soloist.

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Dance Dialogues Behind the scenes with Teri Crilly

Company Dancer Teri Crilly shot images of the dancers preparing prior to going on stage for our Dance Dialogues - Spring season. 

Go Backstage to see the dancers in their dressing rooms and in the studio at our home, the Thomas Dixon Centre in West End.

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Soloist Lisa Edwards Dances in the rainforest for tourism

Soloist Lisa Edwards is the face of the new It’s Live! It’s Queensland tourism campaign from Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ).

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Dance Dialogues Spring Dress Rehearsal
Dance Dialogues – Spring features new dance works from choreographers Greg Horsman, Gareth Belling and Matthew Lawrence.

Click through to see Photographer Christian Tigers amazing images of our Dance Dialogues - Spring dress rehearsal. 
 
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Pre-Professional Program Presentation
Our Pre-Professional Program students performed an exclusive presentation for teachers, family and friends.

Pieces included works by Marius Petipa, August Bournonville, Paul Boyd, Agrippina Vaganova, Louise Deleur, Salvatore Aiello and Grant McLay.
 
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Dance Dialogues - Spring Rehearsals

Dance Dialogues – Spring features new dance works from choreographers Greg Horsman, Gareth Belling and Matthew Lawrence.

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Centre Stage at Westfield Carindale
Centre Stage at Westfield Carindale
Centre Stage at Westfield Carindale
G20 Summit - Free Coppélia performance
G20 Summit Free Coppélia performance

We will be performing Greg Horsman's Coppélia at the Brisbane Riverstage as a free event during the G20 Cultural Celebrations.

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London Tour La Sylphide

In August QB will make their London debut with six performances of Peter Schaufuss’ La Sylphide at London’s Coliseum Theatre. The international tour wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of the Federal Government and our Principal Partner QGC.

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Li introduces Season 2015

Artistic Director Li Cunxin introduces Season 2015.

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Guest Star Alina Cojocaru The Sleeping Beauty

Alina Cojocaru and a renowned male dancer to be announced in the coming weeks will guest star in The Sleeping Beauty in 2015.

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Suncorp’s Wish Upon a Ballet Star competition
Suncorp’s Wish Upon a Ballet Star competition

One ballet loving Queensland child will have the chance to win an ultimate year of ballet. Head to our facebook page to enter.

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Season 2015 Behind the scenes gallery
Suncorp - Lead Partner of Queensland Ballet
Suncorp Lead Partner of Queensland Ballet

Suncorp announced their new partnership with QB.

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Li Cunxin is part of Team Brisbane

A new Brisbane City Council marketing campaign uses inspirational people to encourage everyone to become a part of Team Brisbane.

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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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Did You Know?

A Principal Dancer is likely to wear out three pairs of pointes in one performance.

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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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