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Introduction to the ballet

17 April 2014– 18 November 2014

Venue: Joan Sutherland Theatre  View Seat Map
Presented by: The Australian Ballet

Hosted by The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister, this informative and entertaining program is a treat for newcomers to ballet and regular ballet attendees alike.


You'll see the dancers of The Australian Ballet demonstrate their daily training in class on stage, hear a Q&A with leading dancers, and watch a fully staged performance with live music from one of the ballets in the company’s 2014 repertoire: Manon, Suite en blanc and La Bayadère.

Suitable for ages 10+ 

Pricing Information

Prices correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. Exact prices will be displayed with seat selection.

Adult $35
Child under 18 $35
*School Groups 10+ (see Pricing Information Explained) $26 per student 17 years & under
Booking fee applies per transaction

$8.50 - Contact Centre
$8.50 - Internet
$5.00 - Box Office Counter

Pricing Information Explained

Pricing Information Explained

For events which offer concession pricing, if you purchase concession tickets, please ensure you have your Proof of Concession with you when you attend an event.

Ticket Booking Enquiries: For all general booking enquiries please email the Contact Centre or call on +61 2 9250 7777 for more information.

 *School  Groups Bookings: For groups of 10 or more, with one supervising teacher free for each group of 10 students. Please email the Group Booking team or call on +61 2 9250 7700 to book or for more information.

Insider Prices: Insiders are Sydney Opera House members. Insiders get waived booking fees, up to 20% off Sydney Opera House Presents shows and more. More Info

Performance Dates

Introduction to the ballet: Suite en blanc
Wednesday 7 May 2014, 12pm 

Introduction to the ballet: La Bayadère
Tuesday 18 November 2014, 12pm

Running Time: 90 minutes, no interval (approximate and subject to alteration)

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