Ballet has been Nikki Blain’s world since she was just six years old but a cancer diagnosis last year almost shattered her dreams — now cancer free, she’s returning to the stage in Giselle.
With his unique movement style and penchant for snappy yet humorous works, Adam Alzaim continues his choreographic journey at GENESIS 2021 with new work Don’t be Shy.
In a visually stunning work, West Australian Ballet principal dancer Matthew Lehmann has delivered his new work Truth as a part of GENESIS2021.
Inspired by German dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch — renowned for her process of creation — Alexa Tuzil created a flowing work for three female dancers, symbolising the breaking of limitations.
With lockdowns challenging dancers around the world as access to studios were taken away, West Australian Ballet demi-soloist Claire Voss took up one of her most-hated forms of exercise... running.
After a lauded dance career on many of Europe’s biggest stages, Sandy Delasalle took on a new adventure in life following her career as a principal dancer.
Creating his second GENESIS work in two years, Matej Perunicic takes the creation of the work to the next level, making both the movement and the music for his new piece Natural Dualities.
Choreographing for the third time in his three years at West Australian Ballet, Jack Whiter made a work of the classical variation for GENESIS 2021.
French, fabulous, and fierce alongside inspiration from a friend were the tones that led to West Australian Ballet’s Jessy Chraibi creating his first choreographic work for GENESIS2021.
Using a vivid life to create a vivid dance work is something that West Australian Ballet’s Emma-Rose Barrowclough achieved in her 2021 GENESIS piece, Frida.
Experienced GENESISchoreographer and soloist Polly Hilton doubled down when creating her energetic 2021 piece, il Twist, working on a duet after previously choreographing predominantly solos.
Choreographing for the first time in his long professional dance career, West Australian Ballet’s Jacob Chown has looked to Bruce Lee’s practice of Taoism for inspiration on his debut work; The Way.
The West Australian Ballet is set to get your blood pumping with its spine-tingling, award-winning performance of Dracula coming to Crown Theatre.
Hard work has paid off for Attadale dancer Zane Smith-Taylor after claiming a win at one of the most prestigious dance competitions in the world.
When WA Ballet debuted its world premiere of Dracula in 2018, it was love at first bite.
WA Ballet’s world premiere sold-out season of Dracula in 2018 was a defining moment for the company and artistic director Aurelien Scannella.
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