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The 2017 QPAC International Series featured England’s The Royal Ballet. A phenomenal success acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, The Royal Ballet presented two original works, Woolf Works and The Winter’s Tale in QPAC’s Lyric Theatre, as well as a gala performance in Cairns following the Brisbane season. An extensive program accompanied these performances including one of the largest community projects undertaken by QPAC and The Royal Ballet, We All Dance.
The 2016 QPAC International Series featured France’s Ballet Preljocaj. This leading contemporary ballet company performed a romantic and edgy retelling of Snow White (Blanche Neige), based on the Grimm Brothers’ original fairytale and featuring costumes designed by couturier Jean Paul Gaultier.
The long-awaited Australian debut of American Ballet Theatre took place at QPAC from 28 August to 7 September 2014. ABT presented their lavish production of the imperishable classic, Swan Lake, and a triple bill; Three Masterpieces, which featured short works by legendary American choreographers Jerome Robbins and Twyla Tharp, and a work by the Russian choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, ABT's Artist in Residence.
The 2013 QPAC International Series featured the renowned Bolshoi Ballet from Moscow. The sellout season featured two works never before seen in Australia, the spectacular classic Le Corsaire and a revival of Shostakovich’s The Bright Stream.
An ideal way for visiting artists to connect with local artists, The Royal Ballet Masterclasses explored the creative practices and inspiration behind Woolf Works and The Winter’s Tale
Everybody Moves is an uplifting documentary about how dance can and does change lives, make us happier, healthier and stronger
British composer, pianist, producer and remixer Max Richter made his debut with The Royal Ballet in 2008
Interview with award winning French choreographer and artistic director of Ballet Preljocaj, Angelin Preljocaj
Hear firsthand the fascinating, personal stories behind preparing and performing for their roles