McAllister in Conversation

Our artistic director assembles a starry roster of dancers and creatives to reflect on the 2020 season – and takes to the limelight himself. A perfect opportunity to hear the most intimate thoughts of The Australian Ballet’s longest-serving director.


$25 (includes a drink on arrival)


45 minutes

Suitable for

Ages 10 and above

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McAllister in Conversation

An insider's perspective on ballet

Watch past events Photography Kate Longley
  • Venues and Dates

    • 2019 Melbourne

      Arts Centre Melbourne
      100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

      Day Date Time Venue
      Saturday 15 June 5pm State Theatre Lounge
      Saturday 7 September 5pm State Theatre Lounge
      Saturday 21 September 5pm State Theatre Lounge
    • 2019 Sydney

      Sydney Opera House
      Bennelong Point, Sydney

      Day Date Time Venue
      Saturday 9 November 5pm Northern Foyer
      Saturday 7 December 5pm Northern Foyer

McAllister in Conversation with Nicolette Fraillon

Music Director and Chief Conductor Nicolette Fraillon draws back the curtain on Tchaikovsky's pivotal music for The Sleeping Beauty with our Artistic Director David McAllister.

You don’t choose ballet. I believe that ballet chooses you.