Rock the Ballet - Australian Tour
Announcing the 2012 Australian Tour
Having performed over 1000 shows during sell out seasons across the globe since its inception in 2007, Rasta Thomas’ Rock the Ballet returns to Australia with its fusion of classic Ballet technique combined with the excitement of musical theatre, hip hop, martial arts, tap, contemporary, gymnastics and more.
Rasta Thomas’ Rock the Ballet features a stellar soundtrack including some of the biggest hits from U2, Michael Jackson, Prince, Queen, Coldplay and Lenny Kravitz. Set against a backdrop of video projected scenery, the show is exciting, fun, fleshy, raunchy, powerful and brilliantly entertaining.
The New York Times wrote:
"Rasta Thomas has enormous talent and undeniable charisma", "Excellent dancers", "Crowd pleasing."
“We loved Australia and we’re so excited to return. The audiences in Australia were so dynamic and responsive. We can’t wait to get back to perform our signature pop-ballet,” said Founder, Director and Principal Dancer, Rasta Thomas.
The Rock the Ballet company includes the talents dance of New York Fringe Festival dancer, Michael Keefe, Robbie Nicholson from Broadway’s Music Man, award-winning choreographer and director, Adrienne Canterna-Thomas and So You Think You Can Dance US finalists, Karla Garcia, Jakob Karr, Kameron Bink and Kevin Mylrea.
“Rock the Ballet is a show that goes way beyond a normal dance company experience and transcends borders... We are so fortunate to share Rock the Ballet with audiences across the globe – if you like great music, great dancing and want to have a great time this show is for you!” said Rasta Thomas.
May – July 2012
A Reserve $98.90 B Reserve $89.90 Concession $79.90
Melbourne - State Theatre, VIC Arts Centre
May 30, 31 & June 1, 2, 3
Tue – Fri at 7.30pm; Sat 2pm & 7.30pm; Sun at 2pm & 6pm
Tel 1300 182 183 or Online www.artscentremelbourne.com.au
Ticketmaster Tel 1300 136 166 or Online www.ticketmaster.com.au
Sydney – State Theatre
June 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Tue – Sat at 8pm; Sun at 6.30pm
Bookings: Ticketmaster Tel 136 100 or www.ticketmaster.com.au
Brisbane - QPAC, Lyric Theatre
June 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 & July 1
Tue – Fri at 7.30pm; Sat 1.30pm & 7.30pm; Sun 3pm
Bookings: QTIX Tel 136 246 or www.qpac.com.au
Adelaide - Her Majesty’s Theatre
July 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Times: Tue – Fri at 8pm; Sat at 2pm & 8pm
Bass Tel 131246 or www.bass.net.au
Perth – Regal Theatre
July 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22
Tue – Fri at 8pm; Sat at 2pm & 8pm; Sun at 2pm & 7pm
Bookings: Regal Theatre Tel 1300 795 012 or www.ticketek.com.au
Also playing in Wellington from June 6 and Auckland from June 12.