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  • A girl floats through the air, her flowing white skirt billowing behind Launching bravely into 2021
    Features

    Launching bravely into 2021

    27 November 2020

    Nobody knows what 2021 will hold but as Western Australia’s major arts organisations launch their programmes for next year David Zampatti discovers a mix of bravery and caution that bodes well for our artists and their audiences.

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    Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
  • Ballet dancers in toy costumes line up under an enormous Christmas tree Magical winter wonderland
    Kids

    Magical winter wonderland

    24 November 2020

    Junior reviewer Saskia Haluszkiewicz describes the immersive experience of being swept up into Clara’s world in the Nutcracker.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesDance
  • The dancers of West Australian Ballet in The Nutcracker (2020). Photo by Bradbury Photography copy The stage is filled with dancers clad in pink tutus, standing in a pose. They all face towards the Sugar Plum Fairy and Sugar Prince who are centre stage, dressed in sparkling gold costumes. Behind them is Drosselmeyer and Clara. Still sparkling in season three
    Reviews

    Still sparkling in season three

    22 November 2020

    West Australian Ballet’s Nutcracker is on its third outing but it managed to win over an unwilling attendee, admits Nina Levy.

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    Reading time • 6 minutesDance
  • Juan Carlos Osma and Mayume Noguromi in Le Corsaire pas de deux for GALA. Photo by Bradbury Photography Gala promises to be a people pleaser
    Reviews

    Gala promises to be a people pleaser

    20 November 2020

    With a snappy program that is paced to suit our social media shaped attention spans, West Australian Ballet’s ‘Gala’ is designed for popular appeal, writes Nina Levy.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesDance
  • WA dancers grace the national stage
    Features

    WA dancers grace the national stage

    29 October 2020

    The shortlisted nominees for the 2020 Australian Dance Awards have been announced and West Australian artists have made their presence known.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesDance
  • A man in a vibrant blue shirt sits backstage on a storage container Behind the scenes at the ballet: A conversation with Aurelien Scannella
    Podcasts

    Behind the scenes at the ballet: A conversation with Aurelien Scannella

    21 October 2020

    The winter season of the Seesaw Lounge is being released as a podcast series. In this first interview West Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director Aurelien Scanella offers fascinating insights into the company’s artistic machinations in his conversation with Nina Levy.

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  • Sarah Ross as Cuddlepie and Keigo Muto as Snugglepot. Photo by Bradbury Photography Whimsical ballet is cute as pie
    Kids

    Whimsical ballet is cute as pie

    30 September 2020

    May Gibbs’ bush adventure story has been brought to life as a ballet and junior reviewer Bethany Stopher delights in the fun and playful choreography.

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