Chihiro Nomura as Alice and Juan Carlos Osma as Lewis Carroll in ALICE (in wonderland). Photo by Scott Dennis (14).JPG Chihiro Nomura as Alice and Juan Carlos Osma as Lewis Carroll in ALICE (in wonderland). Photo by Scott Dennis (14).JPG Whimsical and wonderful: an Alice for all ages
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Whimsical and wonderful: an Alice for all ages

26 November 2019

Junior reviews: West Australian Ballet, Alice (in wonderland) · His Majesty’s Theatre · Reviews by Bethany Stopher (13) and Saskia Haluszkiewicz, aged 9 · Opening night,…

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Chihiro Nomura as Alice and Matthew Lehmann as the Cheshire Cat in ALICE (in wonderland). Photo by Sergey Pevnev (3) Chihiro Nomura as Alice and Matthew Lehmann as the Cheshire Cat in ALICE (in wonderland). Photo by Sergey Pevnev (3) Ending the year on a high note
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Ending the year on a high note

22 November 2019

Review: West Australian Ballet, Alice (in wonderland) · His Majesty’s Theatre, 21 November · Review by Nina Levy · West Australian Ballet (WAB) is ending the…

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Sara Ouwendyk as Grandma with Emma-Rose Barrowclough as Peter with Mayume Noguromi as the Bird watching on. Photo by Scott Dennis Sara Ouwendyk as Grandma with Emma-Rose Barrowclough as Peter with Mayume Noguromi as the Bird watching on. Photo by Scott Dennis Inspiring the next generation
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Inspiring the next generation

8 October 2019

AWESOME Review: West Australian Ballet, Peter and the Wolf ⋅ Perth Cultural Centre, October 5 ⋅ Review by Amy Wiseman ⋅ It is always a thrill to see…

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Inside Awesome
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Inside Awesome

21 September 2019

“Every year I say the Festival program’s not going to get any bigger,” says Awesome Festival Artistic Director Jenny Simpson, “But every year it does feel…

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Alexa Tuzil as Giselle and Juan Carlos Osma as Albrecht in Giselle (2019) (2). Photo by Sergey Pevnev Alexa Tuzil as Giselle and Juan Carlos Osma as Albrecht in Giselle (2019) (2). Photo by Sergey Pevnev Sparkling duo leads the way
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Sparkling duo leads the way

15 September 2019

Review: West Australian Ballet, Giselle · His Majesty’s Theatre, 14 September · Review by Nina Levy · When it comes to ballet, Giselle is my guilty…

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Matej Perunicic and Nikki Blain in Candice Adea's work 'p' as part of Genesis 2019. Photo by Sergey Pevnev  Matej Perunicic and Nikki Blain in Candice Adea's work p as part of Genesis 2019. Photo by Sergey Pevnev Style in the studio
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Style in the studio

28 June 2019

Review: West Australian Ballet, “Genesis” · West Australian Ballet Centre, 27 June · Review by Nina Levy · Comprised of eight short pieces, West Australian Ballet’s…

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Alexa Tuzil as Nikiya in La Bayadère. Photo by Sergey Pevnev (3) A rare treat
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A rare treat

12 May 2019

West Australian Ballet, La Bayadère · His Majesty’s Theatre, 9 May · Review by Amy Wiseman · La Bayadère or The Temple Dancer is not widely…

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Julio Blanes and Carina Roberts in X-it, as part of In-Synch Ballet at the Quarry. Photo By Sergey Pevnev. Two dancers, one male, one female, both with silvered hair, slicked back with paint. They lunge into one another. Some hits, some misses
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Some hits, some misses

12 February 2019

West Australian Ballet, ‘In-Synch: Ballet at the Quarry’ · West Australian Ballet, Friday 8 February · Review by Amy Wiseman · West Australian Ballet’s annual outdoor…

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Liam Green as Uncle Drosselmeyer with Carina Roberts as Clara and Matthew Lehmann as the Nutcracker in The Nutcracker. Photo by Sergey Pevnev Liam Green as Uncle Drosselmeyer with Carina Roberts as Clara and Matthew Lehmann as the Nutcracker in The Nutcracker. Photo by Sergey Pevnev A joy to watch
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A joy to watch

20 November 2018

Junior review: West Australian Ballet, The Nutcracker · His Majesty’s Theatre, 17 November, matinee · Review by Bethany Stopher, age 12 · Even before the curtain…

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Liam Green as Uncle Drosselmeyer with Carina Roberts as Clara in The Nutcracker. Photo by Sergey Pevnev (3) Liam Green as Uncle Drosselmeyer with Carina Roberts as Clara in The Nutcracker. Photo by Sergey Pevnev (3) Wintry delights
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Wintry delights

19 November 2018

Review: West Australian Ballet, The Nutcracker · His Majesty’s Theatre, 17 November · Review by Amy Wiseman · West Australian Ballet’s enchanting production of The Nutcracker…

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