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Rudolf Nureyev's Don Quixote
Filmed in 1973 in an airport hangar in 40 degrees over 25 days, Rudolf Nureyev and Sir Robert Helpmann, along with The Australian Ballet created DON QUIXOTE, the film, also known as The Impossible Dream.
With cinematography by Geoffrey Unsworth (Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey and Bob Fosse's Cabaret), the film has been acclaimed worldwide, as the best dance film ever made!
To celebrate the 50th anniversary, for the first time cinema audiences around the world will be able to enjoy the re-mastered, restored and re-orchestrated film. Nureyev, regarded as the greatest male ballet dancer of all time was at the peak of his career when this film was made.
9 July 2023
Inspired by the story of the mythical wizard, Northern Ballet’s Merlin will take you on a sweeping epic adventure of heartbreak, hope and more than a little magic.
24 April 2022
Dracula from Northern Ballet
Northern Ballet brings a thrilling adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic horror story.
31 October 2019
In celebration of her bicentenary year, Northern Ballet's new biopic brings the sensational story of Queen Victoria to life in dance.
25 June 2019
The Australian Ballet: Coppélia
A sparkling tale of magic and mischief, Coppélia has everything a good story ballet should: a touch of enchantment, a dash of romance and masses of sumptous costumes!
19 April 2017
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The Australian Ballet: The Merry Widow
Irresistibly frothy and lavishly theatrical, The Merry Widow has enough tangled affairs, narrow misses and jealous lovers to fuel a French farce.
20 September 2018