Romeo & Juliet

Queensland Ballet performed a dramatic love story, Romeo & Juliet. Originally commissioned by the Royal Ballet, Mac Millan’s groundbreaking choreography of Shakespears Romeo and Juliet first dazed audiences in 1965 when Margot Fonteyn and Rodolf Nureyev took 43 curtain calls on opening night. Artistic director Li Cunxin brought this production to life in 2014 and…

Carmen & The Firebird by our local Queensland Ballet

It’s a tradition for young families, mother and daughter, couples and friends to dress in your best diamonds, topaz and put on a beautiful frilled dress to watch Queensland Ballet’s breathtaking season. From May to June Queensland Ballet brought a stellar double bill Carmen & The Firebird. The double performance opened with a breathtaking dancer…

La Bayadère with Queensland Ballet

Queensland Ballet, West Australian Ballet and Royal Winnipeg Ballet co-present a captivating love story La Bayadère. Set in the 19th century British Raj, Solor (son of the Maharajah of Cooch Behar) believes he has it all with a stunning kingdom and a beautiful temple dancer, Nikiya, whom he just pledged his love to. However his…

Queensland Ballet in 2018

Following their annual The Nutcracker performance, Queensland’s much loved ballet group will return in 2018 with a fabulous new program. Queensland Ballet will open in March with La Bayadere, the temple dancer. The exotic love story will take Brisbane back to the enchanting 19th century where dreams are made of glittering balls, opulent gowns and…

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Peter Pan by Queensland Ballet

The audience oohed and ahhed as petite fairies and a glorious Tinkerbell fluttered across the stage at QPAC’s Playhouse Theatre. Choreographed by Trey McIntyre, this reinterpretation of Peter Pan appeared to take inspiration from surrealist art and his own childhood as he lives his life through the eyes of Peter Pan with magic, adventure and…

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La Fille mal gardée by Queensland Ballet

Queensland Ballet delighted Brisbane with a light-hearted and funny mid-season performance La Fille mal gardée. The ballet company chose an amusing story line about a love triangle set in the exquisite French country side in the 1950s, Choreographed beautifully by Marc Ribaud.  The Widow Simone, mother of a beautiful young woman, prepares to marry away…

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Breathtaking Swan Lake with Queensland Ballet

Lovers of ballet and the arts in Brisbane witnessed a breathtaking performance of Swan Lake by graceful and majestic dancers at Queensland Ballet. The dancers graced the stage of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre grand Lyric Theatre while the audience sat in cocktail and formal attire and their best set of pearls. Designed by Kristian…

The Nutcracker by Queensland Ballet

Each year Queensland Ballet preset a magical and festive performance that brings out the inner-child of all. The Nutcracker has become an annual tradition for many in Brisbane. From the creative dress selection to the seats secured, the tradition brings out excitement not only for the performance but for Christmas itself. Families pose by the…

Peter Pan Queensland Ballet

Queensland Ballet re-imagined J M Barrie’s classic tale of Peter Pan as they presented an artistic tale where characters from the dark and light bore great contrast, both terrifying the audience and pleasing them as magical fairy dust outweighed the evil yet brilliantly executed characters from the Neverland.