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The Australian Ballet

2 Kavanagh St | Level 4, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 1300 369 741
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Loved the performence last Tues

Loved the performance last Tues - it was fresh, lively, delightful. I thought Amy and Brett danced... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
thecrowes5
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Melbourne, Australia
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This was my first experience of ballet and it didn't disappoint. The costumes were spectacular and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
118helenet
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The Australian Ballet exists to inspire, delight and challenge audiences through the power of its performances. The Australian Ballet is one of the world's premier ballet companies and has delivered extraordinary performances for over 50 years. A commitment to artistic excellence, a spirited style and a willingness to take risks have defined the company from its earliest days, both onstage and off. Moving effortlessly between the great classical ballets and new contemporary commissions, the company has a uniquely Australian style, powered by artistry and athleticism. UPCOMING BALLETS MURPHY | MELBOURNE 16 – 26 MAR | SYDNEY 6 – 23 APR THE MERRY WIDOW | SYDNEY 28 APR – 19 MAY | CANBERRA 25 – 30 MAY | MELBOURNE 7 – 16 JUN VERVE | MELBOURNE 21 – 30 JUN THE SLEEPING BEAUTY | ADELAIDE 6 - 12 JUL 2018 GISELLE | MELBOURNE 30 AUG – 8 SEP SPARTACUS | MELBOURNE 18 – 29 SEP | SYDNEY 9 – 24 NOV CINDERELLA | SYDNEY 30 NOV – 19 DEC
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2 Kavanagh St | Level 4, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved the performance last Tues - it was fresh, lively, delightful. I thought Amy and Brett danced beautifully and made a believable "couple" and, of course, the audience all loves Mr Peasley. I saw this ballet performed years ago when Marilyn Rowe had returned to...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review and sharing your story of experiencing Marilyn Rowe's return to stage.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my first experience of ballet and it didn't disappoint. The costumes were spectacular and the music was fantastic. Loved every minute.

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review Helene and hope to see you at the ballet again soon.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been attending The Australian Ballet seasons for the last 28 years and the ballet (The Merry Widow) that we watched on Thursday night was the most incredible ballet I have ever seen. The costumes were beautiful, the music incredibly played, the choreography was...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your 28 years of support! Delighted to hear you enjoyed The Merry Widow.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Saturday matinee as I always do and the dancers for this performance were lovely. The sets were elaborate and I can really appreciate the creation of them. As always, the orchestra outdid themselves. I always sit in the front row because...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your wonderful review of both The Australian Ballet and Orchestra Victoria.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night's performance of the Merry Widow in Melbourne was absolutely marvellous, from the dancing, the costumes and the sets. Having David McAllister and Steven Heathcote on stage in the role so Njegus and baron Mirko Zeta, was such a treat - and they certainly...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your five-star-review Jennifer.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a huge fan of the Australian Ballet but never more than tonight. The dancing, costumes, sets and orchestra were brilliant. Thank you for 2 hours of a feast for the senses.

Thank Dianne B
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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Dianne. See you at the ballet again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the ballet for my first time, and now I am thinking why didn't I go sooner! I saw the Australian Ballet perform the Merry Widow, and it was amazing. The dancers, the chorography, music and set was so beautiful. We got the...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Delighted to hear your first time at the ballet was a memorable experience including your seats. We sometimes give the tip to switch up your seat! The stalls and the circle are the prime parts of the theatre, and both the close-up and the overview...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best ballet for about 5 seasons. Loved everything about it. Dancing, costumes, sets, music, characters. Went so fast

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your five-star review.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A stunning production. I have seen every Australian Ballet production of the Merry Widow and this did not disappoint. As usual the dancers were beautiful, Brett Simon was magnificent, but all were a delight to behold. I thought the acting was outstanding - but perhaps...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Australian Ballet outdo themselves every production- loved the story, the dancers and the costumes. Decided to take my 4 year old niece along for her first production and she loved every minute! Managed to stay awake, alert and attentive throughout the whole night, she...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Delighted to hear we have a new fan in your 4-year-old niece!

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