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The Australian Ballet

The Year of Enchantment

In 2019, The Australian Ballet takes you beyond the everyday and into magical worlds, capturing your imagination with passionate love stories, timeless fables and dancing that will take your breath away.

Follow The Australian Ballet on a journey of enchantment, as they revive beloved ballets and introduce you to an exciting selection of premiere works.


On-sale timings

  • Insider Member Priority – 9am, Wednesday 23 January 2019
  • What’s On e-newsletter pre-sale – 12pm, Wednesday 23 January 2019
  • General public on sale – 9am, Wednesday 30 January 2019


2019 Events



05 Apr 2019 - 25 Apr 2019

In this Sydney-exclusive season, Verve takes the pulse of Australian contemporary dance– and finds it beating strong. Get tickets now.
Playful Bold Inspiring


01 May 2019 - 18 May 2019

First love, betrayal, heartache and forgiveness ... this iconic Romantic ballet has stood the test of time because of the universal passion and drama of its storyline. Get tickets now.
Playful Bold Inspiring


08 Nov 2019 - 23 Nov 2019

Ballet has a new heroine – and she can rescue herself
Playful Bold Inspiring

The Nutcracker

30 Nov 2019 - 18 Dec 2019

The ultimate Christmas ballet in its most enchanting version
Playful Bold Inspiring



Step Inside the Ballet

Ever wanted to peek behind the curtain and see what life inside The Australian Ballet is like?



17 Apr 2019

Don’t just take a lunchbreak, take a break from the everyday. Join us for Alice Topp’s Aurum, which premiered in 2018 to lavish praise from audiences and critics.
Exclusive Insightful Surprising
Don't miss this intimate event, hosted by Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet David McAllister, alongside key creatives and dancers. Hear all about what makes them tick, their favourite ballets and what life is like for them on and off the stage
Immersive Eye opening Engaging
Join The Australian Ballet for a special peek into the daily life of their dancers where, from your theatre seat you can watch as they take class on stage and fine-tune their technique in preparation for a performance as part of their daily ritual.
Exclusive Insightful Surprising