Symphony in C

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“What a crowd pleaser! For ballet lovers, it’s a joy, and even for those not usually fans, it would be the perfect introduction.”

- The Daily Telegraph

Symphony in C

The Australian Ballet presents presents

Symphony in C


This all-thrills bill matches Symphony in C, George Balanchine’s mile-a-minute tutu ballet, with a program of classical gala party pieces and one-act works by up-and-coming choreographers Alice Topp and Richard House.

Balanchine’s Symphony in C has all the grace and elegance of ballet’s golden age, with modern speed and a touch of Hollywood pizazz. Set to Bizet’s exuberant score, it breezes along to a knock-em-dead finale that crowds the stage with white tutus.

Classical and contemporary, sparkle and spectacle: Symphony in C is the perfect ballet sampler.

If you liked Imperial Suite, you’ll like Symphony in C


Choreography George Balanchine ©School of American Ballet
Repetiteur Eve Lawson
Music George Bizet
Symphony in C Costume and set design Tom Lingwood
Lighting design William Akers reproduced by Graham Silver
ONE-ACT WORK Choreography Richard House
ONE-ACT WORK Choreography Alice Topp
With Orchestra Victoria


24 August – 2 September

Evening Performances

Thursday 24 August, 7:30pm
Friday 25 August, 7:30pm
Saturday 26 August, 7:30pm
Monday 28 August, 6:30pm
Tuesday 29 August, 7:30pm
Wednesday 30 August, 7:30pm
Thursday 31 August, 7:30pm
Friday 1 September, 6:30pm
Saturday 2 September, 7:30pm

Matinee Performances

Saturday 26 August, 1:30pm
Wednesday 30 August, 1:30pm
Saturday 2 September, 1:30pm

Duration: TBC


State Theatre


Price range

$43 – $236

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