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60th Anniversary Gala - Queensland Ballet CANCELLED

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Published January 27th 2020
Update March 17th 2020
ALL events for the 60th anniversary have been postponed until further notice. New dates will be released soon.

Queensland Ballet Company turns 60 this year
Queensland Ballet, dance, anniversary
Celebrate Queensland Ballet's 60th birthday this March:image courtesy Facebook


Queensland Ballet is sixty years this year and what better way to celebrate this milestone than to celebrate the birthday with a gala performance. This is an event not to be missed this March, by any ballet and dance enthusiasts. Over the years, Queensland Ballet has evolved, by turning the traditional art form into a modern, vibrant, creative representation of contemporary Australian society and Ballet.

In 1960, Charles Lisner's motivation behind creating the Queensland Ballet Company was to give ballet to the Queensland public, no matter where you resided be it city or rural, regional areas. Today, Queensland Ballet continues to practice Lisner's ethos and will be on show at the gala performance, along with the incredibly talented dancers. Brisbane audiences will be taken on a journey from the company's first Artistic Director, Charles Lisner's OBE adaptation of Chopin pas de deux (1965) through to the current Artistic Director, Li Cunxin's AO Études (1948).

Queensland Ballet perform Bram Stoker's Dracula
Queensland Ballet perform Bram Stoker's Dracula from May 8th:image courtesy Facebook


If you are unable to snap up a ticket for this historical performance, never fear, as the dynamic dance company, under the current directorship of Li Cunxin, will perform an adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula from May 8th to May 23rd 2020. This is definitely one of the hot tickets in town for 2020. For bookings to Queensland 60th Anniversary Gala and Bram Stoker's Dracula visit www.qpac.com.au/event/qb_60_anniversary_20/
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Why? Queensland Ballet turns 60 this year
Where: Playhouse, QPAC
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What an incredible achievement and celebration for the company. Well done
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