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Ballet Masterclass with Lana Jones (former The Australian Ballet)

If you tuned into our latest We are 6th Position podcast episode - What's the Point(e)? - you would have already heard the news...

But just in case you haven't gotten around to listening to it, here is the official announcement: Lana Jones, former Principal Artist of The Australian Ballet, is visiting 6th Position to teach two ballet masterclasses on Sunday, 4 August.

Lana Jones was born in Coffs Harbour but moved soon after to Canberra, where she commenced her ballet training at the Canberra Youth Ballet School. She moved to Melbourne in 1999 to attend The Australian Ballet School, graduating dux to join The Australian Ballet in 2002. In 2005 she was promoted to coryphée and won the Telstra Ballet Dancer Award, the highest accolade of its kind for Australian ballet dancers. Lana’s dancing has been critically acclaimed as “joyous and effervescent”, with one writer declaring her performance in George Balanchine’s Apollo as “supernatural”. Lana was promoted to principal artist in 2010 and retired in December 2018.

You can experience class with Lana run at the following times:

Masterclasses are $39 per person, per class. All participants must be aged 16+. Limited places available.

We encourage everyBODY to take advantage of this opportunity to learn from Lana; head to our timetable to book your spot!


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Photography credit: Daniel Boud

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