The Australian Ballet on Tour

Saturday 13 July 2024, 1.30pm & 7.30pm
The Australian Ballet On Tour is a vital link to the audiences who love ballet around the country - The Australian Ballet Artistic Director David Hallberg

Presented by The Australian Ballet

The Sleeping Beauty Act III and other works

The Australian Ballet is delighted to be bringing a program of classical favourites and contemporary pieces to audiences in Newcastle. 
As we celebrate over four decades of touring the country, be transported by the pure artistry of The Australian Ballet’s dancers as we showcase some of the most moving, enthralling and exciting moments in our repertoire. 
Featuring Act III of Marius Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty, The Australian Ballet’s Resident Choreographer, Stephanie Lake’s Circle Electric: Prologue and George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, The Australian Ballet On Tour will delight both those new to ballet and seasoned balletomanes. 
Join us across the nation, as we move you beyond words in this very special tour of traditional pieces and innovative new works. 

Recommended for ages 6+. Babes in arms under 24months free on the knee.
Running time TBC

Allegro Brillante
Choreography George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Music Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky
Costume design Karinska
Original lighting design Ronald Bates
The performance of Allegro Brillante, a Balanchine® Ballet, is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Service standards established and provided by the Trust.

Circle Electric: Prologue
Choreography and set design concepts Stephanie Lake
Composer Robin Fox
Costume design Paula Levis
Lighting design Bosco Shaw

The Sleeping Beauty Act III (after Petipa)
Choreography after Marius Petipa
Additional Choreography Paul Knobloch
Composer Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Costume and set design Hugh Colman
Lighting design Bosco Shaw

The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 performed by Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Mogrelia. Courtesy of Naxos Rights Australia.

The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 performed by Orchestra Victoria, conducted by Nicolette Fraillon. Courtesy of ABC Classics, copyright Australian Broadcasting Corporation.



  • Saturday 13 July 2024 1:30 pm
    7:30 pm

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