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The Australian Ballet

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nutcracker

Loved every minute of this glorious ballet. Music, dancing, timing, lighting, costumes ,stagecraft... read more

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Anna F
Blown away by Nutcracker, the best I've seen

The Magic of TchaiKovsky's music and Peter Wright's choreography presented by wonderful dancers and... read more

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The Australian Ballet exists to inspire, delight and challenge audiences through the power of its performances. The Australian Ballet is one of the world's premier ballet companies and has delivered extraordinary performances for over 50 years. A...more
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2 Kavanagh St | Level 4, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved every minute of this glorious ballet. Music, dancing, timing, lighting, costumes ,stagecraft. All came together perfectly. What a Company !!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Anna F
Reviewed yesterday

The Magic of TchaiKovsky's music and Peter Wright's choreography presented by wonderful dancers and stagecraft was entrancing. Wonderful.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SuperTooth33
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely mesmerising! The Australian ballet at its best! Music costumes and of course the dancers made it an unforgettable experience. Highly recommend

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank juliao806
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was so wonderful it took my breath away I went with my 17 year old granddaughter what a wonderful night to share with her . She was memorised

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank christine5455
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky to be in Melbourne whilst the Australian ballet were doing Sylvia. I have seen Fred Ashton's version at Covent Garden, but I thought this production was on a completely different level. The set, the choreography, the dancing, and the venue were all...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank David E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyable for ballet buffs and those new to ballet The initial synopsis was a tad confusing to read but the guide in color was fantastic Scenery was magnificent Loved the color themed costumes The balance of female and male dancers was fantastic and great...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Naomi M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be daunted by the encyclopedia of information on the cast sheet just sit back and enjoy this new production. Yes, the music is old fashioned and the choreography doesn't excite but on the other hand: great sets and production, elegant costumes, great character and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Vivienne G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Australian Ballet Company continues to thrill with the brilliantly interpreted Sylvia. Stanton Welch has imagined a ballet filled with drama, fun and pleasure. While there were obvious problems with some of the Corps de Ballet, the unbelievably brilliant performance of Ako Kondo was totally...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bj101
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first ever ballet and It was absolutely fantastic in every aspect, I would love to see it again.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JamesB6601
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous production, scintillating dancing, sets, music, and even humour! A new production of a mysterious ballet, rumours of which have been around for years, I remember seeing stills of Fonteyn in excerpts from the 1950s. A convoluted story, which doesn’t matter, as it is an...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Deborah S
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September 19, 2019|
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Response from Helen D | Reviewed this property |
I always dress up to go to the Ballet, Theatre a Concert or any event at the Arts Centre Hamer Hall. Its so easy to play everything down and be casual. . . . but I really enjoy... More
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September 1, 2018|
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Hi there The world premiere of Spartacus is almost here and new elements of the production are being created every day. We can now advise that there will be mature themes of an aggressive and sexual nature. This production... More
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