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The Australian Ballet

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Spartacus

Having attended the Australian Ballet since its days at the National Theatre in St. Kilda this is... read more

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Incredible Spartacus

This ballet was sensational!!! The set was simple but perfect as the dancers were incredible and... read more

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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Having attended the Australian Ballet since its days at the National Theatre in St. Kilda this is one of the most powerful and exquisitely performed ballets I have seen. The strength and finesse of the principal dancers and all the cast, the poignant minimalist staging...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This ballet was sensational!!! The set was simple but perfect as the dancers were incredible and passionate. Thank you for an entertaining evening.

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed yesterday

This new production of Spartacus by the Australian Ballet has been anticipated by ballet-goers with great excitement. Unfortunately, at least for me, it didn't live up to expectations. The fault was in the production, not the dancers. It lacked emotional and dramatic impact. There were...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review. We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with Spartacus. We hope you find lots to love in our 2019 season and look forward to seeing you at the ballet again soon.

Reviewed yesterday

Have just arrived home from a performance of Spartacus. I cannot find anything to fault. Score fabulous, both lyrical and dramatic; dancing so, so beautiful; costumes wonderful; sets and lighting also magical. An absolute must see.

Thank RobinMellett
AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review! Glad to hear that you enjoyed Spartacus.

Reviewed yesterday

An amazing production, incredible dance from all dancers. Loved the scenes with Spartacus and Flavia.

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful amazing production, holding ones attention every moment, so much action and incredible dance from the male dancers. The familiar themes of Khachaturian’s music is captured so beautifully, especially in the scenes with Spartacus and Flavia. Loved every minute of this ballet, and Orchestra VIctoria,...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stunning movement against a backdrop which reflected the nature of the brave struggle by Spartacus and the band of slaves. Entirely engrossing with the haunting score. In a word everything came together for a very satisfying and memorable night of stirring ballet

Thank Rosie B
AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Before Saturday, I had been to the ballet twice in the past 25 years, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake in Sydney about 12 years ago and before that Giselle in the early 90s in Vienna with a young Vladimir Malakhov, performing the male lead. I saw...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're so pleased hear you enjoyed Spartacus and hope to see you back at the ballet in the future!

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m sorry to say that “Spartacus” left me cold & unimpressed. I found the choreography & the music uninspiring. I expected strength & drama but I found the whole performance flat & colourless. The main roles played by Marcus Morelli & Leanne Stojmenov didn’t move...More

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review. We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with Spartacus. We hope you find lots to love in our 2019 season and look forward to seeing you at the ballet again soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic performance, stunning costumes, brilliant set design. Perhaps one if the best ballets this season!

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AusBallet, Customer experience assistant at The Australian Ballet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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ruthadler2016
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Response from AusBallet | Property representative |
Hi there The world premiere of Spartacus is almost here and new elements of the production are being created every day. We can now advise that there will be mature themes of an aggressive and sexual nature. This production... More
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