Upcoming ballet and dance performances
Romeo & Juliet Suite
In a dazzling new production, the L.A Dance Project is set to make their Australian Debut in Benjamin Millepied’s bold and contemporary reimagining of Shakespeare’s masterpiece Romeo & Juliet Suite. This multilayered show fuses together cinema, dance and theatre to tell the classic story through a daring new lens.
Johan Inger’s Carmen is a captivating vision that blends athleticism and passion, reimagining Bizet’s opera through dance, unveiling a seductive tale of love and tragedy.
In an entrancing double bill, The Australian Ballet presents a beloved classic that shows you the complexity of ballet technique, alongside a spectacular contemporary commission.
Ages 8+ | Arriving directly from Switzerland is Game Theory – a fast-paced, funny and playful dance celebration of play, sport, big emotions, and the highs and lows of playing games! This season of performances and workshops will have you looking at dance from a whole new perspective.
Experience the resilience of two of the world’s great First Nations in Bangarra Dance Theatre’s first mainstage cross-cultural collaboration.
Celebrating the 25th anniversary and headlined by the incredible vocals of Human Nature’s Phil Burton, Burn the Floor’s extraordinary dancers push the extremes in bringing their famous, infectious, rebellious energy to the stage.
Christopher Wheeldon’s Oscar© blends history and humour in an awe-inspiring production about Oscar Wilde, accompanied by Joby Talbot’s score. A sensational addition to The Australian Ballet’s repertoire.
Experience holiday enchantment. Sir Peter Wright’s faithful rendition with Tchaikovsky’s timeless score will transport you to a dream realm of magic, adventure, and festive wonder.
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The Australian Ballet
Experience The Australian Ballet’s 2024 season: a captivating journey through ballet’s history and innovative future, showcasing mesmerising performances that fuse movement, emotion, and music in enchanting landscapes.
Bangarra Dance Theatre
From two of the world’s great First Nations comes a brand-new work: Horizon. It’s the place where sea meets sky, the horizon we all look to, the compass that guides us home.
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There’s still a lot that's unknown about Parkinson’s disease. But as research progresses, dance stands out as a form of exercise helping to control symptoms and giving strength to those living with the condition.
Curious kids step through the giant doors of the scenery lift at the Sydney Opera House and meet some amazing people from the stage and behind the scenes.
For almost 10 years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have travelled to Sydney to take part in Sydney Opera House’s various First Nations Festivals and our principal Festival now known as DanceRites.