Event Les Sylphides / Checkmate / Forgotten Land
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 6 May 1986
Last Date 24 May 1986
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The Australian Ballet Foundation presents The Australian Ballet: Les Sylphides/ Checkmate/ Forgotten Land.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Test Ballet
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Maina Gielgud Artistic Director
Mark Brinkley Ballet Master/Mistress Leading Solo Dancer
Lucinda Sharp Ballet Master/Mistress
Roslyn Anderson Choreographer
Peta-Belinda Ashton Choreographer
Ninette de Valois Choreographer
Mikhail Fokine Choreographer
Jacquie Hollander Choreographer
Jiří Kylián Choreographer
Arthur Bliss Composer
Benjamin Britten Composer
Frederic Chopin Composer
Gordon Bennett Concert Master
Christopher Nicolls Conductor
Mark Annear Dancer Coryphee
David Ashmole Dancer Principal
Vicki Attard Dancer Corps de Ballet
Allan Barry Dancer Corps de Ballet
Stephen Baynes Dancer Corps de Ballet
Jayne Beddoe Dancer Corps de Ballet
Lisa Bolte Dancer
Gary Bowles Dancer
Joady Chambers Dancer Coryphee
Miranda Coney Dancer Corps de Ballet
Robyn Corby Dancer Corps de Ballet
Serena Cundari Dancer Corps de Ballet
Michael Curry Dancer Coryphee
Peta Davidson Dancer Corps de Ballet
Anna de Cardi Dancer Corps de Ballet
Paul de Masson Dancer Principal
Susan Elston Dancer Corps de Ballet
Christopher Goldsworthy Dancer Corps de Ballet
Michele Goullet Dancer Corps de Ballet
Heather Gourley Dancer Corps de Ballet
Delia Harrington Dancer Coryphee
Steven Heathcote Dancer Soloist
Robert Helpmann Dancer Guest Artist. Checkmate - The Red King
Greg Horsman Dancer Soloist
Margaret Illmann Dancer Corps de Ballet
Jane Inglis Dancer Corps de Ballet
Brent Iwanoczko Dancer Corps de Ballet
Michael Juliff Dancer Corps de Ballet
Larry Kohne-Drube Dancer Soloist
Leanne Lynch Dancer Corps de Ballet
Andrew Lyons Dancer Corps de Ballet
Ulrike Lytton Dancer Soloist
Adam Marchant Dancer Coryphee
Robert Marshall Dancer Corps de Ballet
David McAllister Dancer Soloist
Joanne Michel Dancer Principal
Justine Miles Dancer Coryphee
Brett Morgan Dancer Corps de Ballet
Stephen Morgante Dancer Corps de Ballet
Sandra Morrison Dancer Corps de Ballet
Mark Pace Dancer Corps de Ballet
Lisa Pavane Dancer Senior Artist
Terese Power Dancer Principal
David Prudham Dancer Corps de Ballet
Jaime Redfern Dancer Corps de Ballet
Kathleen Reid Dancer Leading Soloist
Tanya Rhodes Dancer Corps de Ballet
Kathleen Sams Dancer Corps de Ballet
Helene Shields Dancer Corps de Ballet
Sian Stokes Dancer Coryphee
Michael Todd Dancer Corps de Ballet
Fiona Tonkin Dancer Senior Artist
Elizabeth Toohey Dancer Soloist
Christine Walsh Dancer Principal
Roy Wilson Dancer Corps de Ballet
Steven Woodgate Dancer Corps de Ballet
Paul Kathner Designer
E McKnight Kauffer Designer
William Akers Director Lighting Designer
Joop Caboort Lighting Designer
Noel Smith Musical Director
Noel Smith Musical Director
Roy Douglas Orchestrator
Colin Peasley Regisseur Teacher, Senior Artist Dancer
John F. MacFarlane Set Designer Costume Designer
Francis Croese Stage Director
Margaret Bourke Stage Manager
Irina Baronova Teacher Choreographer
Kelvin Coe Teacher
Ai-Gul Gaisina Teacher
Rosella Hightower Teacher
Marilyn Rowe Teacher
Martin Rubinstein Teacher
John Langmaid Wardrobe Master / Mistress
Frances Towers Wardrobe Master / Mistress
Resources
Works
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Sir Robert Helpmann left his hospital bed to play his last ever role, The Red King in Checkmate.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme University of Adelaide Special Collections
Event Identifier 107580