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The Australian Ballet

2 Kavanagh St | Level 4, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 1300 369 741
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Australian Ballet

I have attended ballet performances in many countries including Russia, Ukraine, United States and... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Suzanne C
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Absoulety fabulous

My three granddaughters attended with their mums as my annual treat and they all loved it. Such a... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
vicki c
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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.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Kavanagh St | Level 4, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I have attended ballet performances in many countries including Russia, Ukraine, United States and Europe. There is none better than the Australian Ballet Company. Male dancers here are noted for their athleticism but the artistry in the company including the orchestra is outstanding. It never...More

Thank Suzanne C
Maeve A, Customer experience team at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thanks for your glowing review Suzanne. We take great pride in our artists and artisans. Our dancers, musician, costumiers, production crew, medical team (and more!) inspire us everyday with their skills and dedication to bring magic to the stage.

Reviewed 19 December 2017

My three granddaughters attended with their mums as my annual treat and they all loved it. Such a wonderful introduction for little ballerinas. They kept dancing at home well into the evening they really enjoyed the experience. My fav was Alice in Wonderland my best...More

Thank vicki c
Maeve A, Customer experience team at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thanks for the review Vicki! We love it when multiple generations can enjoy the ballet together.

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We attended the Melbourne production and while we enjoyed the beautiful costumes , interactivity and amazing dancers, we were disappointed that the story was so abridged and the performance only lasted 45 minutes. We would have loved to see more, especially as it was advertised...More

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Maeve A, Customer experience team at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Hi there, thanks for your review. Our Storytime Ballet performances are advertised as 50 minute run time based on rehearsals but as with all live theatre performances, it is only an estimation. The performance itself is interactive so based on our audience responses, the actual...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017

A beautiful production for children, interactive and well presented. The Narrator did an exceptional job. The casting was suitable for children, but as an adult I found technique lacking and the presentation lacking at times. I kept worrying the girls would fall off their pointe...More

Thank Nadia L
Maeve A, Customer experience team at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thank you for your considered review. We will take this feedback on board for future Storytime Ballets.

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

My daughter (3) loved the production, the story was interactive which was great and didn't go too long. Well worth it.

Thank karenza83
Maeve A, Customer experience team at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thanks for your review of Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty.

Reviewed 15 November 2017

The production was just over an hour, no intervals which was excellent for the hundreds of little ballerinas who were thrilled to see fairies, princes, evil rats and wonderful dancing. I hope someone took photos of all the little girls in their sparkling dancing outfits....More

Thank Marion O
Maeve A, customer experience team at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 26 October 2017

What a wonderful night out! from the arrival to the Theme decorated Melbourne Art Centre, a themed bite to eat at the Barre and then the show! WOAW! The amazing dancing of the dancers that dance with such ease, the live music, the non-stop changing...More

Thank Geraldine M
Maeve A, Customer experience team at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thanks for your review Geraldine. The team had fun transforming the foyers into a Wonderland!

Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Australian ballet behind the scenes is a wonderful place to be if you want to be spiritually touched by the creative envaloping powers of angelic creativity, that the power of dance can give you, to make your life envigoratingly energised in your every step...More

Thank Stephen K
Maeve A, Customer experience team at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks for your review on our Step Inside program 'Behind the Scenes'.

Reviewed 16 October 2017

The Australian Ballet is always good value, if you can secure tickets. Mine were bought more than 6 months ahead of time, which seated us row 15 in the stalls. Took a 4 year old, who hasn't been exposed to ballet before, not expecting much....More

Thank Rachel P
Maeve A, Customer experience team at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience. We agree the way to get the best seats at the best price is to buy early!

Reviewed 5 October 2017

What an amazing performance! The stage lighting, backdrops and effects were superb. I was totally enthralled for the entire show. One of the best ballets I've seen in a ling time.

Thank tbolaffi
Maeve A, Customer experience team at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

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