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When

Wed 16 Feb-Tue 22 Feb 2011

Price

Students: $15.50

Buy ten tickets to any one Festival event and receive one teacher/chaperone ticket FREE

Education Program Supported By

Rio Tinto

Department of Education


Ballet at the Quarry
West Australian Ballet (Australia)

Elegant choreography in a unique outdoor setting

World-renowned choreographer Jirí Kylián refers to Un Ballo as 'a dance to music, nothing more - an exercise in musicality and sensitivity between male and female partners'. Created while Kylián was Artistic Director of Nederlands Dans Theater, this beautiful staple of the contemporary ballet repertoire is presented for the first time in Australia by West Australian Ballet as the Quarry Amphitheatre awakens to another gorgeous season under the stars.

This summer's program also features: the world premiere of new choreography by Ivan Cavallari, set to the bravura strains of Maria Callas; as well as Uwe Scholz's masterpiece, Seventh Symphony, featuring sublime choreography to Beethoven's immortal score.

Suitability: ages 13+/years 8-12 Dance, Music, Drama
Themes: 20th and 21st-century choreography

THE PRESENTATION OF UN BALLO HAS BEEN SUPPORTED BY PERTH INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL.

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When
  • Wed 16 Feb, 8.00PM
  • Tue 22 Feb, 8.00PM

Where

Quarry Ampitheatre


Address: Reabold Hill, Oceanic Drive, City Beach

The Quarry Amphitheatre is a magnificent open-air venue, which was created from an abandoned quarry at Reabold Hill.

The Quarry seats up to 645 people on grass surfaces, allowing panoramic views across the City to the Darling Range.

Transport
Located on Oceanic Drive in City Beach, and there is a limited bus service, requiring a short walk to the venue. A small set down/pick up point is at the entrance of the theatre. Public transport from the Quarry ends at 10:30pm in the summer.

Transperth InfoLine: 13 62 13
Transperth Website: http://www.transperth.wa.gov.au

Parking
Free parking is available for approximately 350 cars.

Access
For access information visit the Department of Culture and the Arts website.

The Quarry is a non-smoking venue. A smoking area is located outside the main gates of the Venue. The Quarry Amphitheatre is a BYO licensed venue, so picnics, beer and wine can be brought into the venue. All beverages and snack food only, are sold at the venue.

Please check your tickets: if it states 'chairs' on the ticket, a chair will be supplied to you; if it states 'cushions', these are what is recommended for this area and need to be brought by the ticket holder.




Present your ticket at some of the City's premier bars and restaurants and extend your night beyond the show. Be it an entrée or encore, these venues offer special Festival deals for $30 to keep the night alive.

The Byrneleigh The Byrneleigh
156 Hampden Road, Nedlands
P 08 6162 2722
www.thebyrneleigh.com.au
Open daily 7am to late
A choice of beef, fish or chicken and a glass of house wine
Kitsch Kitsch
229 Oxford Street, Leederville
P 08 9242 1229
www.kitschbar.com.au
Tues 5pm to 10:30pm; Wed – Sat 5pm to Midnight; Closed Sun
Prawn Crackers, Corn Fritters, Papaya Salad, and a glass of house wine
Bar One Bar One
250 St Georges Tce, Perth (Plaza Level of QV1 Building)
P 08 9481 8400
www.bar1.com.au
Open Mon – Fri 7am to late; Sat 6pm to late
Penne Arrabiata (or vegetarian option) with a glass of house wine
Platform Restaurant Platform Restaurant
7/240 St Georges Terrace, Perth
P 08 9226 3636
www.platformrestaurant.com.au
Open Mon – Tues 7am to 6pm; Wed – Fri 7am to late
Sweet potato, tomato, spinach, leek, feta tart, roast pepper, parmesan salad
Or
Salt and pepper squid with mango, mint, cucumber mixed leaves, lime aioli
With a glass of Flametree Sauvignon Blanc Semillon or a Corona or a Flametree Cab Merlot
Box Deli Box Deli
918 Hay Street, Perth
P 08 9322 6744
www.boxdeli.com.au
Open Mon – Fri 10am to late; Sat 4pm – late
Choose any main meal from our ala carte menu with a glass of house wine

Bookings may be required, mention Entrees & Encores when making your reservation or order.