Events by Friends of the Australian Ballet
We hold several events throughout the year to provide support by way of fundraising and also that we can come together and enjoy each other’s company and celebrate the wonderful work of The Australian Ballet.
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The Friends of the Australian Ballet, in association with the Sydney Film Festival, are delighted to offer our Members the opportunity to attend three ballet genre films The White Crow, Yuli, and The Heart Dancers. Yuli Cuban ballet luminary Carlos Acosta is both star and subject of this moving and unusual fusion of biography and dazzling dance, by Spanish director Icíar Bollaín. A visual treat for ballet fans, Yuli is the inspiring true story of the UK Royal Ballet's first…Find out more »
The Friends of the Australian Ballet, in association with the Sydney Film Festival, are delighted to offer our Members the opportunity to attend three ballet genre films The White Crow, Yuli, and The Heart Dancers. The Heart Dancers The re-imagining of the iconic feature, The Piano, by two Czech dancers working with the Royal New Zealand Ballet: uncharted territory for all involved. In 2015, celebrated Czech choreographer Jirí and his twin brother production designer Otto Bubenicek created a one-act performance…Find out more »
Join Leo Schofield AM for this pre-screening presentation of Paris Opera Ballet's tribute to former director Rudolf Nureyev's 1986 version of Cinderella. Charles Perrault’s celebrated tale, set to music by Sergei Prokofiev, is transported to an early film set. In a series of references to the heroes of the American cinema, Nureyev propels his Cinderella under the spotlights of Hollywood. With a producer fairy godmother and star actor as Prince Charming, she escapes her miserable destiny and sees her dreams…Find out more »
Join us for a champagne brunch with conversation celebrating costumes and an array of irresistible silent auction and raffle items raising money to support The Australian Ballet.Find out more »
The final dress rehearsal for the Australian premiere of The Australian Ballet's production of Sylvia, Stanton Welch's twist on a 150 year old love story, featuring a free pre-performance talk with sculptor Linda Klarfeld. The story of Sylvia - an arrow wielding nymph who scorns love, falls in love, outwits her abductor and wins through to happiness - first became a ballet in Paris over 150 years ago. Stanton Welch's new production revolves around three intertwining loves combined with the…Find out more »
In 2019 we will be holding a number of events for our members. Stay tuned to this page for more information shortly. In the meantime, check out our previous events