Season Packages
2021 Season. A New Era

SEASON PACKAGES

WELCOME TO OUR 2021 SEASON

For nearly 60 years, The Australian Ballet has been a shining beacon in the nation’s cultural landscape. Now more than ever, it is a vital part of Australian life. We invite you to experience a new era of artistry that will bring the world to our company and our company to the world.

David Hallberg’s inaugural season as Artistic Director will be a year for everyone and includes much-loved story ballets, 20th-century classics and exciting new works to inspire and energise our audiences.

2021 SEASON REPERTOIRE

New York Dialects

Counterpointe

Anna Karenina

Romeo and Juliet

Harlequinade

Summertime at the Ballet

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New York Dialects

New York Dialects

Two revered classics from George Balanchine, the great game-changer of ballet, and a brand-new creation from a 21st-century innovator, Pam Tanowitz.

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SYDNEY 6 – 24 April | MELBOURNE 3 – 12 June
Counterpointe

Counterpointe

A double bill of the elegant classic Raymonda (Act III) juxtaposed with the vigour and attack of Artifact Suite, a contemporary work by William Forsythe.

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SYDNEY 27 April – 15 May
Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

The agonies and ecstasies of Anna’s turbulent life are masterfully evoked in this passionate ballet. 

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MELBOURNE 18 – 29 June | ADELAIDE 9 – 15 July
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

John Cranko’s epic version of Shakespeare’s most heart-rending love story returns to The Australian Ballet.

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MELBOURNE 27 Aug – 4 Sept | SYDNEY 5 – 24 Nov
Harlequinade

Harlequinade

A long-lost comedy from the creator of Swan Lake that will charm ballet lovers of all ages.

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MELBOURNE 10 – 18 Sept | SYDNEY 30 Nov – 18 Dec
Summertime at the Ballet

Summertime at the Ballet

We're back under the spolight with a landmark celebration of ballet as we enter the next chapter of our artistic history.

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MARGARET COURT ARENA 25 - 28 Feb
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Step Inside

Dive deeper into dance with these glimpses into our inner world.

TICKETS & DETAILS FOR STEP INSIDE EVENTS COMING SOON

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Special Events, Talks and Classes

PEACE OF MIND PROMISE

  • FREE TICKET EXCHANGES

    FREE TICKET EXCHANGES

    Can’t attend your scheduled performance? Free ticket exchanges will be available closer to each performance.

  • BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

    BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

    In the event of a performance cancellation, your choice of a ticket refund, credit or donation will be processed within 14 days of request.

  • ACCOUNT CREDITS

    ACCOUNT CREDITS

    Receive a credit on your account if you are sick and unable to attend your performance.

Your safety and the health of our dancers is our top priority as we return to theatres. We have been working closely with our venue partners to ensure COVID-safe plans are in place.

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The benefits of a being a subscriber

  • EARLY TICKET ACCESS

    EARLY TICKET ACCESS

    In a year when theatre capacities may be significantly limited, it pays to know you can secure your ballet tickets early as a subscriber.

  • THE BEST SEATS

    THE BEST SEATS

    Enjoy priority access to the best seats in the house with the option to retain the same seats year after year.

  • SUBSCRIBER SAVINGS

    SUBSCRIBER SAVINGS

    Save on additional tickets when available and receive 10% off ballet shop items. Enjoy discounted parking at The Australian Ballet Centre car park and The Sydney Opera House car park.

Choose the package that’s right for you

Principal Package

Principal Package

Choose fixed dates in 2021 for the best value and access to premium seating.

  • Enjoy an entire year of ballet in 2021
  • Receive exclusive access to premium reserve seating in all performances
  • The option to retain the same seats year after year
Create Your Own Package

Create Your Own Package

Perfect if you want the flexibility to choose the ballets, dates and seats that suit you best.

  • Choose a package with three or four ballets
  • Select the dates that work for you

GET TO KNOW DAVID HALLBERG

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I am eager to bring the experiences I have accumulated around the world and pass them on to the dancers of this company. I also want to welcome you, the admirers and supporters of these world-class artists, back into the theatre to experience a newly invigorated company of dancers with fresh, stimulating repertoire to perform.

David Hallberg, Artistic Director

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING 2021

The last day to renew Principal Packages is 15 January 2021

Your tickets
This year we will be introducing e-tickets to promote a contactless theatre experience. Tickets will be sent to you electronically from February 2021.

Your seats
Your 2021 seats will be booked into a standard theatre setting. If socially distanced seating is required based on Government directives your seats will be subject to change. Social distancing requirements will be assessed from at least eight weeks prior to each production’s opening night.

Additional tickets
Due to possible theatre capacity limitations additional tickets cannot be purchased with your season package at this time. If Government directives permit, additional tickets will be released via a subscriber presale eight weeks prior to each opening night.

Ticket exchanges
Ticket exchanges will commence eight weeks prior, subject to availability. Please note ticket availability may be limited if social distancing requirements restrict theatre capacity.

Step inside program
Tickets for our annual series of behind the scenes events and talks are not currently available. More details will be released closer to each production season.

HOW TO BOOK YOUR SEASON PACKAGE

  • ONLINE - NO FEES

    ONLINE - NO FEES

    Booking online is fast, easy and free. Simply log into your account.

  • TELEPHONE

    TELEPHONE

    Book with our customer experience team on 1300 369 741. A $12 processing fee applies.

We're here to help. Contact our Customer Experience team Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, excluding Victorian public holidays.

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2021 SEASON BROCHURE

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