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Art Bar & Twilight Talk.   The Friends of the MPRG presents The Ballet Russes, The Australia Ballet & Nijinksy with David McAllister AM Artistic Director of the Australian Ballet.  The Friends of the MPRG are privileged that David McAllister will discuss the Australian Ballet’s direct link to the Ballets Russes and it’s continuing impact and legacy.

Nijinsky The Afternoon of the Faun

The Australian Ballet’s forthcoming production of Nijinsky will chart the soaring rise and tragic fall of a ballet legend, the brilliant, mercurial Russian dancer Vaslav Nijinsky and will bring the exotic glamour of the Ballets Russes, it’s sets, costumes and Nijinsky’s distinctive style to the Melbourne stage in September.

The Australian Ballet’s first collaboration with American choreographer John Neumeier, one of the greatest living choreographers of the story ballet and director of the acclaimed Hamburg Ballet.

When: Monday 15 August from 6 to 8pm

Where: Magnolia Room, Brooklands of Mornington, 99 Tanti Avenue.  Canapés and first glass of complimentary wine, beer or soft drink from 6-7pm. Lecture from 7-8pm

Cost: $30

Enquiries and cheque payments: Phone M: 0448 988 093

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