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An Afternoon with Lisa Pavane
Sunday 25 February @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Orchestra Room, The Concourse
25 February | 2pm—4pm
Afternoon Tea & Champagne on arrival
Join The Friends of the Australian Ballet in welcoming Lisa Pavane Director of The Australian Ballet School, former Principal Artist with The Australian Ballet and Senior Principal English National Ballet back to Sydney.
Lisa will speak about her journey from a student of The Australian Ballet School to the School’s fourth Director. Lisa will enlighten us about The Australian Ballet School students of today and the school’s aim to balance the rigorous demands of professional training with a creative, caring and challenging environment where excellence can flourish.
As Director of Australia’s foremost training institution for young dancers – The Australian Ballet School, Lisa will award a deserving NSW student of The Australian Ballet School the annual Friends of The Australian Ballet Scholarship which will cover the tuition and training of a dedicated level 8 student.
Guests will hear from the recipient of the Friends of The Australian Ballet NSW Scholarship and have the ability to participate in a lively Q & A discussion with Lisa Pavane.
The Australian Ballet School ITP Students and prospective students are welcome to attend. Afternoon Tea and refreshments will be served.
Non Members $35
Students / Pensioners $25