Li Cunxin announced as new Artistic Director for the Queensland Ballet

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Acclaimed dancer and author of best-selling book Mao’s Last Dancer – Li Cunxin – has revealed his first season as the new Artistic Director for the Queensland Ballet. Li will begin 2013 with Cinderella choreographed by Ben Stevenson – one of the first productions Li danced when he was living in America after his defection…


Win tickets to The Hamburg Ballet’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Brisbane (Competition Closed)


The Hamburg Ballet’s exquisite version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will take your breath away when it opens on Thursday 30 August at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Choreographed by John Neumeier, relive the tale of magic, mistaken identity and lovers’ quarrels with the incredible dancers from this world-renowned troupe. Under the lead of…


Last Minute Gift Ideas For Any Art Lover

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With just three short days until Christmas, the team here at STUDIO have come up with some last minute online purchases for the arts lover in your life. All coming in under $100, this is your click-to guide for those last minute gifts, without having to leave your seat! Gift voucher for Red Bubble online …


The Royal Ballet’s Giselle

Wednesday 12 October, 8.30pm
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In this spellbinding 2006 performance, The Royal Ballet injects new life into one of the greatest and most technically demanding romantic ballets of all time. An all-star cast of dancers, including rising stars Alina Cojocaru and Johann Kobborg, tell the tragic story of peasant girl Giselle who is driven to suicide when she discovers that…


Watch: Graeme Murphy choreographs Romeo & Juliet

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How is Graeme Murphy revitalising the world’s best known love story into a fresh new retelling? In the lead-up to the world premiere of The Australian Ballet’s new production of Romeo & Juliet, step behind the curtain and into the studio as Graeme Murphy works with the dancers to choreograph each elegant step. In this…


Watch: Akira Isogawa Designs Romeo & Juliet Costumes

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Acclaimed Australian designer Akira Isogawa has joined creative forces with The Australian Ballet to design the costumes for Graeme Murphy’s Romeo & Juliet, which will be broadcast live on STUDIO this month. In this STUDIO ArtBreak, go behind the scenes into the cutting room to see the making of these incredible costumes. With over 150…


The Australian Ballet presents Graeme Murphy’s Romeo & Juliet – Live

Monday 12 December, 8.30pm
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STUDIO presents The Australian Ballet’s most anticipated event of the year– Graeme Murphy’s Romeo & Juliet – live from Melbourne’s Arts Centre. See every step and feel every spin as STUDIO brings you the production live as it happens. Graeme Murphy is Australia’s best loved choreographer and for this world premiere season he reinvents the…