Latest News from FAB and The Australian Ballet

Belle Urwin

With Coppélia taking centre stage on Ballet TV, we reached out to Belle Urwin, recipient of the 2019 FAB Australian Ballet School Scholarship and new member of The Australian Ballet company. Last year Belle was part of The Australian Ballet's Regional Tour of Coppélia...

read more

Anna Karenina Review

Earlier this year FAB Member, Claire Bailey undertook the challenge of reading Anna Karenina in preparation for attending the now cancelled Sydney performances of Leo Tolstoy’s novel that became an epic ballet. Many writers consider Anna Karenina the greatest work of...

read more

FAB Favourite Ballet Books

 Need a thing or two to read? Here are some of our favourite books about ballet! A Body of Work  Written by David Hallberg  Published by Atria Books    Kicking off the list with The Australian Ballet’s future Artistic Director, David Hallberg’s A Body of Work was...

read more
Swans for Relief

Swans for Relief

Swans for Relief have created a beautiful new video showing 32 premier ballerinas from 22 dance companies in 14 countires performing Le Cygne (The Swan) variation from Swan Lake. The 6 minute montage includes Australian dancers - in order of appearance - Stephanie...

read more

FAB’s Top Ballet Films

It’s been almost two months since distancing began, and it’s safe to say our movie lists are slowly dwindling down. We’ve collated some of our favourite ballet-themed movies and documentaries into this list to make sure our Friends get their ballet-fix! This list is...

read more
Royal Academy of Dance Announcement

Royal Academy of Dance Announcement

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall has been approved by HM The Queen to become the Royal Academy of Dance's Vice-Patron. The announcement was made in a special video call by The Duchess with Dame Darcey Bussell DBE and Silver Swan Ambassador Angela Rippon CBE. The Duchess...

read more

Latest News

What’s happening at the Australian Ballet

Coming Soon.

Upcoming Events

Friends of The Australian Ballet


Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

Last month, The Friends chatted with Kim Carpenter AM about his work as both a designer and artist.

Kim, the designer for The Australian Ballet's production of The Happy Prince, is currently exhibiting a series of paintings that tell The Happy Prince story, with all the colour and movement of the Ballet.

See the works in person at Aro Gallery, Sydney until this Sunday, or online via
... See MoreSee Less

Video image

Comment on Facebook

Load more


Cannot get other user media. API shut down by Instagram. Sorry. Display only your media.

Friends of The Australian Ballet
The Arts Exchange Building
Level 4, 10 Hickson Road
The Rocks

PO Box 61
Millers Point NSW 2000

Phone: +61 2 9252 7322
Fax: +61 2 9252 7366