Venture into the unknown with three stunning world première contemporary works.
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Compelling, challenging, and always thought-provoking, Queensland Ballet’s Bespoke returns for a sixth season with a triple bill by leading Australian choreographers Paul Boyd, Natalie Weir and Remi Wörtmeyer.
This celebration of collaboration and original creativity offers audiences the chance to explore the vibrant world of contemporary dance in an intimate environment at the new Talbot Theatre, inside the recently redeveloped Thomas Dixon Centre.
Using music, art, and the artists themselves as inspiration, Bespoke presents a sublime merging of classical technique with emotional depth that will lure you into new dimensions of creativity.
Tartan and Four Last Songs are performed to recorded music.
Post show Q&A panel discussion with creatives and dancers. Held on Saturday 29 July 2023 after the 1.30pm show. This session will be AUSLAN interpreted.
With a performance career spanning more than 25 years across Europe and Australia, Paul Boyd is an inventive and creative choreographer whose works have been part of the repertoires of Queensland Ballet, The Australian Ballet’s Bodytorque series, Basel Ballet, Oper der Stadt Bonn, John Neumeier’s Bundesjugendballett in Hamburg, The Royal Ballet School and Sydney City Youth Ballet, and have toured to New York, Japan, Berlin and Dubai. He is currently also Head of the Queensland Ballet Academy Program (Upper School) and Resident Choreographer.
Natalie Weir is known internationally for her organic movement style and her touching insight into humanity. In her 30-plus year career, she has created major new works for world class companies including Queensland Ballet, The Australian Ballet, West Australian Ballet, Australasian Dance Collective (formerly Expressions Dance Company), Houston Ballet, Hong Kong Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. Natalie was appointed Queensland Ballet’s Resident Choreographer in 2020.
Remi Wörtmeyer is an award-winning choreographer and former Principal Dancer, most recently with the Dutch National Ballet, whose acclaimed choreographic works have been performed across the world in ballet companies and international galas.
Groups of 5 or more $68
School groups⁵ $35
Grande season ticket package
Petite season ticket package
*$7.20 transaction fee applies per booking, plus an additional $1.10 for postal delivery of tickets.
Duration – Approximately two hours and 10 minutes, including two 20-minute intervals
FUll ticket details
¹Full Pensioners, QLD Government Seniors Card, Industry (MEAA) Members, Full-time students over 30, Unemployed. National Seniors Card not applicable
²Aged 30 years old and under at the time of booking, ID required
³Aged 13 years old and under at the time of booking – children aged 18 months and over must hold a ticket
⁴Two adults and two children or one adult and three children
⁵Per person price. One teacher free per 10 students. All performances.
Selected ticket delivery methods may incur an additional charge. The minimum price listed may be available for selected performances only. Please see the event calendar when booking for the available date(s) and time(s) of this performance.
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