Hacia arriba

Danza Ballet

#

Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Director retires end of 2013

12 octubre, 2012
Imprimir

Queensland Ballet has announced that Artistic Director François Klaus has accepted an extension of his current employment contract through until 31 December 2013, at which time he will retire as Artistic Director. Following his departure from Queensland Ballet, François plans to continue to pursue his interests of choreography, filming of dance and teaching methodologies.

Queensland Ballet Chair, Adjunct Professor Joan Sheldon AM, said the Board and management commend François for the remarkable contribution he has made to the Company since joining in 1998.

“François has built a tremendous legacy in the high standard of technical and artistic expertise of our dancers and the success of the Company through his popular repertoire of classical ballets and innovative works.”

“All arts companies constantly need to rejuvenate in order to remain relevant for their audiences. We will commence an international search for a new Artistic Director and Choreographer and will ensure the interests of our loyal patrons and supporters, and the needs of new audiences discovering the art of ballet are met with this appointment.”

“What will always remain constant however, are our foundations as Queensland’s classical ballet company. The Board is committed to continuing Queensland Ballet’s reputation as a leading classical ballet company with a distinctive spirit and vitality that is proudly reflective of Queensland,” Mrs Sheldon said.

Mrs Sheldon said one of François’ many achievements has been in attracting a diversity of principals, soloists and corps de ballet dancers from Australia and around the world. “We are fortunate to have been able to attract so many talented dancers to the unique lifestyle in Queensland and the quality of the Company. François has also been instrumental in establishing Queensland Ballet’s standing in the international dance community. The Company’s successful tour of China in April this year is the latest in a series of international tours that have generated positive recognition for the high standard of performance of both our dancers, and the creative team who support them with beautiful costuming, sets, lighting and music.”

Mrs Sheldon said the Board hopes Francois’ final season in 2013 will be a celebration of his legacy with Queensland Ballet, and will include highlights from his choreographic repertoire as well as a number of special events.

Queensland Ballet was established in 1960 and remains one of only three professional ballet companies in Australia. The Company employs 26 professional dancers, 15 staff and works with over 100 musicians, designers, choreographers and creative workers each year. Queensland Ballet also promotes and develops dance education, principally through a partnership with the Queensland Dance School of Excellence (QDSE), and its Professional Year and Junior Extension Programs which will continue to be part of the Company’s core business.

archivo de noticias de danza ballet  Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Director retires end of 2013

Queensland Ballet’s 

©2012 Danza Ballet

00020

HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON   World Premieres by Aszure Barton in September 2012 and Edwaard Liang in March 2013 Highlight Season. Stanton Welch Stages New Production of The Rite of Spring in March 2013 to Mark Centennial of Landmark Work. Company Premieres of Georg...
Ballet de l’Opéra de Lyon en Teatro Real de Madrid   BALLET DE LA ÓPERA DE LYON presenta ONE OF A KIND El Teatro Real ofrecerá, entre los días  4 y 9 de octubre, cinco funciones del Ballet de la  Ópera de Lyon, en las que interpretarán la coreografía de Jirí Kylián “One of a kind”, obra maestr...
Bavarian State Ballet: Premiere Forever Young The first premiere of the 2012/2013 season, entitled Forever Young, combines three high caliber ballets - all from different times - which have one thing in common: they have become an integral part of dance history and seem to have no expiry date. ...
Pacific Northwest Ballet All Premier A four-pack of world premieres underscores the commitment to dance innovation and encouragement of emerging choreographers that has been central to PNB’s mission from its inception. Headliner Mark Morris—internationally acclaimed as his generation’...
Mikhailovsky Theatre’s 180th Season Opened on 13 September This season is dedicated to the build-up to a landmark date: the 180 year anniversary of the founding of the Mikhailovsky Theatre. This date will be celebrated in a year’s time, in autumn 2013. Vladimir Kekhman, the Mikhailovsky Theatre’s General Dir...
DENIS MATVIENKO AND VADIM MUNTAGIROV   DENIS MATVIENKO AND VADIM MUNTAGIROV TO APPEAR AS GUEST ARTISTS WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE FOR 2012. Denis Matvienko, a principal dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet, and Vadim Muntagirov, a principal dancer with English National Ballet, will...

Ballet Barcelona - Carolina de Pedro Pascual

Uso de cookies

Este sitio web utiliza cookies y Google Analitycs para que usted tenga la mejor experiencia de usuario. Si continúa navegando está dando su consentimiento para la aceptación de las mencionadas, y de nuestra política de cookies, privacidad y RGPD ACEPTAR

Aviso de cookies