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WA Ballet’s bloody brilliant production of ‘Dracula’ rises again

WA Ballet’s bloody brilliant production of ‘Dracula’ rises again

In the early 1990s, a young dancer lusting for a breakthrough role was challenged with a character than many associate with fear, but the young Aurélien Scannella knew that Dracula had many facets. Fast forward to 2018 and Scannella’s sixth year at the helm of West Australian Ballet, the premiere of the story that means […]

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WA Ballet’s world premiere of ‘Dracula’ is an artistic triumph

Dracula | His Majesty’s Theatre | Until 22 September | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★   Creating an entire new work is a major undertaking for the West Australian Ballet, and with Dracula they’ve boldly ventured forth with a story which will reach out to a wide and potentially younger audience, while delivering a world class experience. Acclaimed Polish choreographer Krzysztof […]

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Get ready to sink your teeth into West Australian Ballet’s ‘Dracula’

Get ready to sink your teeth into West Australian Ballet’s ‘Dracula’

This month the West Australian Ballet debuts what is potentially the biggest premiere of the company’s sixty six year history. They’ve commissioned acclaimed Polish choreographer Krzysztof Pastor to create an entire new ballet based on Bram Stoker’s Gothic novel Dracula. We were lucky enough to be invited to watch some rehearsals of the new work […]

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Love is immortal in WA Ballet’s upcoming production of Dracula

Love is immortal in WA Ballet’s upcoming production of Dracula

The West Australian Ballet are preparing to retell Bram Stoker’s classic Gothic tale of passion in a world premiere of Dracula – in collaboration with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. The story follows the titular vampire Dracula, who is bound to this plane by his love for his living soulmate Mina. In his desperation to return to […]

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