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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November 2019

Christmas with Friends

Tuesday 26 November @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Tattersalls Club, 198 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$80 – $90

With The Nutcracker just around the corner, the season for Christmas drinks is upon us. Join the Friends for Christmas drinks and canapés, joined by our special guests, Royal Ballet alumnus Gillian Revie and former Australian Ballet soloist Andrew Wright. Gillian Revie began her lengthy and successful career at 11, training at the Royal Ballet School. Her 7 years of training and 23 year career as a soloist and principal artist at The Royal Ballet has granted her the upmost respect in…

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The Nutcracker Dress Rehearsal

Friday 29 November @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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The final dress rehearsal for The Australian Ballet's production of The Nutcracker, the ultimate Christmas Ballet in its most enchanting version. There’s nothing like a traditional Nutcracker to get you in the mood for the festive season. And there’s no traditional Nutcracker as magical as Peter Wright’s. The artistic director of Birmingham Royal Ballet has created a gold-standard production of this beloved party piece, remaining faithful to the feel of the 19th-century original. Tchaikovsky’s last great score for ballet, with…

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February 2020

Friends in Conversation – Libby Christie

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt St
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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We are excited to introduce Friends in Conversation, a series of talks for 2020, our first being with Libby Christie, Executive Director of The Australian Ballet. Libby will provide insight into the funding, costs, logistics and operations of how the Company, along with its strategic aspirations, providing you with a true behind-the-scenes experience of The Australian Ballet. About Libby Libby was appointed as Executive Director of The Australian Ballet in 2013.  Prior to this appointment she had eleven years’ experience…

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March 2020

Meet the New Dancers 2020

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Royal Automobile Club of Australia, 89 Macquarie St
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$55 – $85

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 SITUATION. IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED A TICKET AND HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED BY OUR BOX OFFICE, PLEASE EMAIL ADMIN@FAB.ORG.AU

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April 2020

Volt Dress Rehearsal

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$45 – $120

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 SITUATION. IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED A TICKET AND HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED BY OUR BOX OFFICE, PLEASE EMAIL ADMIN@FAB.ORG.AU

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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