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Queensland Ballet celebrates World Ballet Day
With today marking World Ballet Day, the theme for this year is ‘Everybody Can Dance’ with leading ballet companies including Queensland Ballet offering a glimpse behind the scenes through going live on Facebook.
Today, Queensland Ballet joined 30 world renowned companies and opened their doors for a glimpse into a regular rehearsal day with the company, and what their community and company classes look like.
Queensland Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch advised “Queensland Ballet continues to go from strength to strength approaching their 60th year in 2020 with a season that promises to be an absolute showstopper.”
The Queensland Government is investing in the multi-million-dollar redevelopment of the Thomas Dixon Centre to support the growth of Queensland Ballet.
Queensland Ballet Artistic Director Li Cunxin said it’s an exceptional time for ballet in Queensland: “In 2020 we’ll be celebrating our 60th anniversary, receiving the keys to our new home for the company and opening a world class training facility, adding "we have a bold program with a mix of old and new as a way of celebrating where the company has come from, while acknowledging where its ambitions are taking us. And to deliver it are 60 company dancers who take their place among the world’s best.
“On World Ballet Day I think it’s important to reflect on all the achievements we have made as a company, in the arts, and as a State.”
For more information on World Ballet Day visit worldballetday.com/
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3rd June 2019 - National Theatre Ballet celebrates 80th anniversary
19th April 2017 - QPAC and the Royal Ballet take dance into the community
29th June 2014 - Queensland’s Super Star fund brings Ballet coup
28th January 2014 - Ballet schools raise the ‘child safe’ bar
8th June 2013 - QPAC’s Bolshoi Ballet Season sells out
3rd June 2013 - Bolshoi Ballet arrives for Brisbane exclusive
18th January 2013 - New Zealand Ballet appoints new Ballet Master, and three new dancers
15th November 2012 - Australian Ballet celebrates 50 years
14th April 2012 - West Australian Ballet waltzes into new home
28th May 2010 - Australian Ballet enjoys box office rise
24th May 2010 - Ballet and Sport Facilities Backed in WA Budget
8th July 2009 - Animal Circuses More Popular than Rugby and Ballet
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