Check out the trailer for The White Crow – the incredible true story of Rudolf Nureyev!
A young man of just 22, dressed in a black beret and a dark narrow suit, is on an aeroplane flying from St Petersburg to Paris. It is 1961 and Rudolf Nureyev, not yet the imperious figure of legend, is a member of the world-renowned Kirov Ballet Company, travelling for the first time outside the Soviet Union.
Parisian life delights Nureyev and the young dancer is eager to consume all the culture, art and music the dazzling city has to offer. But the KGB officers who watch his every move ...
Dangerous Liaisons Ballet is coming to QPAC
Based on Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’ time-honoured novel, Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Associate and world-renowned choreographer Liam Scarlett breathes life into this sultry tale in a world premiere production. Set amongst the aristocratic elite of late 18th century France, this evocative and vivid work will scintillate audiences.
With a story that has captivated audiences around the world for over 200 years, Dangerous Liaisons is a hedonistic tale of love, ...
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is coming to QPAC this February!
After sell-out seasons in 2017, Christopher Wheeldon’s madcap Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© is coming to Brisbane.
Witness as Wheeldon translates the wit and charm of Lewis Carroll’s story into dance, with extravagant sets, magnificent costumes and an extraordinary score. Wonderland comes to life with puppetry, eye-bending illusions and playful costumes. Join Alice as she meets a twitchy White Rabbit, tap-dancing Mad Hatter and a tyrannical Red Queen in this family-friendly ...
La Scala Ballet is coming to Australia!
This November, Italy’s celebrated Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company (La Scala Ballet) performs live for the first time in Australia and only in Brisbane. La Scala Ballet will be accompanied by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
Enjoy the ultimate La Scala Ballet experience. See both Don Quixote and Giselle over one spectacular weekend in Brisbane from 16 to 18 November 2018.
QPAC is located in South Bank, Brisbane’s cultural epicentre. Make the most of your ...
Mao’s Last Dancer the exhibition: A portrait of Li Cunxin at the Museum of Brisbane
After becoming one of China’s first cultural exchange students, Li made world-wide headlines in 1981 when he fell in love with an American dancer and decided he wanted to stay to the United States. With his Chinese citizenship revoked and unable to return to his home country, he danced with the Houston Ballet for 16 years. He enjoyed international success, which continued when he joined the Australian Ballet as a principal artist in 1995.
Today Li lives in Brisbane with his wife and ...
Muscle Memory at Judith Wright Centre
An evening of heartfelt and virtuosic works performed by Collusion, alongside Queensland Ballet’s exciting young pre-professional dancers. Experience the heightened synchronicity of dance and live music in these lyrical, muscular and intimate chamber ballets.
Featuring three group dance works - Refraction, Transition Sequence, Urban Myths; and two intimate duets - Mourning Song and Transference. Muscle Memory creates a varied evening of the best Australian chamber ...