The Australian Ballet : Celebrating 40 Years Of Dreams
Produced to celebrate of the 40th anniversary of the Australian Ballet, this copiously illustrated volume presents full-colour photos by Jeff Busby. They highlight ballets of enduring popularity and works of particular historical significance to the company. There are also quotes and comments from past and present dancers and choreographers and some behind-the-scenes photos taken by corps-de-ballet artist, Gennadi Koutchin. Writer, 'Sydney Morning Herald' journalist and balletomane, Valerie Lawson, provides an overview of the company's history from its beginnings up to the early 21st century, and there is an afterword by David McAllister. The Melbourne-based Australian Ballet is Australia's pre-eminent dance company.