Queensland Ballet is a vibrant, creative company which connects people and dance across Queensland. Season 2013 marks the appointment of Li Cunxin as the Company’s Artistic Director. An internationally acclaimed ballet dancer and author of the best-selling autobiography, Mao’s Last Dancer, Li Cunxin leads an ensemble of 25 dedicated and highly accomplished, classically-trained dancers.
We offer a program of world-class productions of the best classical ballets and inspired contemporary dance works, engaging renowned choreographers and designers from around the world. The Company also nurtures emerging local talent, showcasing exciting new works in the Dance Dialogues studio series.
Each year, Queensland Ballet presents up to 70 performances in Brisbane and tours to regional Queensland. The excellent facilities at the Company’s home in the Thomas Dixon Centre in Brisbane’s West End allow us to offer a full range of training and community access programs, including evening dance classes. We are committed to providing a pathway for young talent through our Pre-Professional and Junior Programs, as well as in the Queensland Dance School of Excellence, a program offered in partnership with Education Queensland.
Queensland Ballet is dedicated to the pursuit of artistic excellence, dance education and innovative presentation of classical repertoire. With bold and confident ambitions for the future, we proudly build upon the legacy of many creative and gifted artists who have been part of the Company’s rich 53-year history.