West Australian Ballet

Metamorphosis: Ballet at the Quarry

A unique collection of contemporary ballets under the glittering stars of the night sky at the iconic Quarry Amphitheatre.

Performances & Gigs

Event Details

Category

Performances & Gigs

Event Starts

Feb 9, 2024 20:00

Event Ends

Mar 9, 2024 22:00

Add to Calendar 02/09/2024 12:00 AM 03/09/2024 12:00 AM Australia/Melbourne Metamorphosis: Ballet at the Quarry A unique collection of contemporary ballets under the glittering stars of the night sky at the iconic Quarry Amphitheatre.
Venue

Quarry Amphitheatre

Location

1 Waldron Drive, City Beach WA, Australia

Lose yourself in transformative movement

Join us under the glittering stars of the night sky as we return to the Quarry Amphitheatre with a unique collection of contemporary works. Whether you find yourself rapt in the beauty of movement or discover deep meaning, there are few nights at the ballet as unique as this.

Wonderers

Australian premiere

George won the Genesis International Choreography Competition at Milwaukee Ballet with his new ensemble ballet, Wonderers.

Choreographer George Williamson
Lighting Designer
 Jason Fassl
Associate Lighting Designer 
Matthew Marshall
Music
 Edmund Shaw after Jean Sibelius

Metamorphosis

Australian premiere

David Dawson, one of the world’s leading choreographers, brings Perth his latest masterpiece Metamorphosis, a choreographic five-part work about hope, humanity and finding light in darkness.

Choreographer David Dawson
Assistant to the Choreographer Rebecca Gladstone
Costume Designers
 David Dawson & Eddie Grundy
Lighting Designer
 Bert Dalhuysen
Associate Lighting Designer
 Matthew Marshall
Music 
Philip Glass

 

In 3 min 40

Main stage debut

Originated for the 2023 Genesis season by West Australian Ballet Principal Dancer, Gakuro Matsui, this work examines the rhythms of different emotional states.

Choreographer Gakuro Matsui
Costume Designer
 Gakuro Matsui (in collaboration with Kate Ebsary)
Lighting Designer Rhys Pottinger
Music Ennio Morricone

 

Extension to Boom

World premiere

Rising star of British dance George Williamson presents an exciting new creation commissioned by West Australian Ballet.

Choreographer George Williamson
Costume Designer Jonathan Hindmarsh
Lighting Designer
 Matthew Marshall

 

Presented in association with Perth Festival, with thanks to our Season Sponsor EY.


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