The Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet is the largest classical ballet company in Australia. It was founded by J. C. Williamson Theatres Ltd and the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust in 1962, with the English-born dancer, teacher, repetiteur and director Dame Peggy van Praagh as founding artistic director. Today, it is recognised as one of the world's major international ballet companies.

The Australian Ballet
General information
NameThe Australian Ballet
PredecessorBorovansky Ballet
Year founded1962; 60 years ago (1962)
Founding artistic directorDame Peggy van Praagh
Principal venueLevel 6
2 Kavanagh Street
Victoria, Australia
Artistic staff
Artistic Director
Resident Choreographers
Associated schoolsAustralian Ballet School
  • Principal Artist
  • Senior Artist
  • Soloist
  • Coryph√©e
  • Corps de Ballet

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