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CELEBRATION GALA DRESS REHEARSAL

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$45 – $120

Celebration Gala Final Dress Rehearsal 

SENIOR STARS SHINE IN A RANGE OF PAS DE DEUX 

The final dress rehearsal for the Celebration Gala, featuring grand classical showpieces, thrilling contemporary excerpts, perennial favourites and more, will be on Wednesday 24 November, 7pm at Sydney Opera House.

The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director, David Hallberg, has curated this exhilarating celebration of his dancers’ artistry and commitment to maintaining the highest standards over the past 18 months. 

The Sydney program will feature excerpts from classical favourites such as Swan Lake, The Merry Widow, Anna Karenina and The Nutcracker; lovers of modern work will revel in contemporary pas de deux from revered 20th-century choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, British wunderkind Wayne McGregor and the company’s resident choreographer, Alice Topp.  

The Celebration Gala program:  

LA FAVORITA  
Pas de deux from CONCERTO 
CLAY (excerpt from LOGOS
White Swan Pas de deux from SWAN LAKE  
Black Swan Pas de deux from SWAN LAKE  
Pas de deux from Act II of ANNA KARENINA
Pas de deux from CHROMA  
Pas de deux from Act II of THE MERRY WIDOW 
Pas de deux from AFTER THE RAIN© 
Pas de deux from Act II of THE NUTCRACKER 

Tickets for the final dress rehearsal of The Australian Ballet’s Celebration Gala, are on sale now!
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IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or valid medical exemption will be required for anyone over the age of sixteen to attend this dress rehearsal. 

Details

Date:
November 24
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$45 – $120
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Organiser

Friends of the Australian Ballet
Phone:
02 9252 7322
Email:
admin@fab.org.au
Website:
www.fab.org.au

Venue

Sydney Opera House
Bennelong Point
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
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Phone:
9250 7111