West Australian Ballet

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West Australian Ballet

In 1952 West Australian Ballet was established by Madame Kira Bousloff – the first ballet company formed in Australia that is still in existence today. Madame Bousloff a Ballerina with the Ballets Russes had travelled to the east coast of Australia in 1938. After completing her commitment with the Ballets Russes she travelled west to Perth on holiday and fell in love with the city declaring that the beautiful coastline reminded her of the French Riviera. Since its formation West Australian Ballet has developed an impressive reputation for superior classical and contemporary ballet and contemporary dance of the highest level. Its repertoire continues to develop steadily; classical ballet forming the foundation for the Company’s vocabulary combined with a distinct contemporary outlook on the art form. West Australian Ballet stages everything from full length classical ballets narrative ballets and shorter works and encompasses a variety of choreographic styles. The Company is based in Perth …

134 WHATLEY CRES , MAYLANDS, WA 6051
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