Queensland Ballet at Home
Queensland Ballet at Home

Queensland Ballet at Home


Talbot Theatre, Thomas Dixon Centre

Talbot Theatre, Thomas Dixon Centre

#A treasure trove of ballet masterpieces from the vault.


Join us in a theatre near you as we present four glittering works from the vault in a balletic feast for the senses. From an emotive story of love to a collage of tutus and Tchaikovsky music, to one of the most celebrated excerpts in the ballet world, this production features rich stories that will captivate lovers of music and dance.  

The evocative Three Preludes, choreographed by Ben Stevenson OBE, is a tale of two dancers falling in love. Comprising only a ballet barre, a piano, and the duo, this sweeping and romantic story is exemplified by compelling choreography and graceful, synchronised movement to sublime music by Sergei Rachmaninoff.  

Marius Petipa’s Le Corsaire pas de deux is one of the most famed excerpts in ballet history. Transporting audiences to a world of swash-buckling pirates and exotic landscapes, the elegant excerpt requires technical brilliance and precise partnering. Premiering in Paris in 1856, the full-length ballet was inspired by the 1814 poem The Corsair by Lord Byron. 

Greg Horsman’s beautiful A Rhapsody in Motion premiered in 2022 to audience and critical acclaim and explores the fascinating relationship between the dancer and the captivating music of Rachmaninoff. This production features the second and third movement of this work. 

Tchaikovsky Mash evokes the classical era of dance in a compilation of short works featuring the music from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and more. The piece is a collage of influences and a mix of his renowned music; familiar, and yet, perhaps not.    

Don’t miss this season of extraordinary works touring across Brisbane and regional Queensland.  


Production performed to recorded music. 

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Price

Tickets to Queensland Ballet on Tour performances will be available via the respective venues.

Concessions are available for school and adult group bookings. To make an enquiry call (07) 3013 6666 or email mail@queenslandballet.com.au.


Tickets from
Adult$84
Concession$72
30 years & under$68
Child$51
Group 6+$72

Fees

For Queensland Ballet at Home performaces a transaction fee of $5 applies per transaction.

Ticket fees may apply at the checkout for Queensland Ballet on Tour performances, as per venue policies.

Venue
11 - 13 March 2024
TALBOT THEATRE
THOMAS DIXON CENTRE

406 Montague Road
West End
QLD 4101

Queensland Ballet on Tour details


Duration

Approximately one hour and 30 minutes, including one 20-minute interval.

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Ben Stevenson OBE

Ben Stevenson OBE

Choreographer - Three Preludes

Matthew Lawrence

Matthew Lawrence

Choreographer - Tchaikovsky Mash

Marius Petipa

Choreographer - Le Corsaire pas de deux

Greg Horsman

Greg Horsman

Choreographer - A Rhapsody in Motion


#show extras

A complimentary printed program is available at the performance. We encourage you to please take one between two. 

You can also download the Queensland Ballet at Home program here

If you are attending a regional performance, you can download the Queensland Ballet on Tour program here.


Download cast sheets for Queensland Ballet at Home here.


Download cast sheets for Queensland Ballet on Tour here.



#Queensland Ballet on Tour

Queensland Ballet is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.


Toowoomba

Empire Theatres

1 March 2024

Maryborough

Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre

6 March 2024

Bundaberg

Moncrieff Entertainment Centre

8 March 2024

Caloundra

The Events Centre

15 March 2024

Charters Towers

The World Theatre

20 March 2024

Cairns

Cairns Performing Arts Centre

22 - 23 March 2024

Rockhampton

Pilbeam Theatre

27 March 2024

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and perform. Long before we performed on this land, it played host to the dance expression of our First Peoples. We pay our respects to their Elders — past, present and emerging — and acknowledge the valuable contribution they have made and continue to make to the cultural landscape of this country.

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