Hall of Fame

  1. 2015: Marilyn Jones OBE

    Marilyn Jones OBE, Australia’s first new prima ballerina of The Australian Ballet is an iconic figure…

  2. 2015: Dr Elizabeth Cameron Dalman OAM

    Nationally and internationally renowned as a director, choreographer, teacher and performer, Elizabeth…

  3. 2014: Gailene Stock AM CBE

    Gailene Stock devoted her entire life to ballet. With determination, perseverance and complete commitment,…

  4. 2013: Alan Brissenden AM

    Alan has made an enormous impact on how we view dance, with an extraordinary 60 years of dance criticism…

  5. 2011: Keith Bain OAM

    Keith spent his early years doing Scottish and ballroom dancing in Wauchope, NSW and after graduating…

  6. 2005: Ross Stretton

    Ross began his dance training as a tap dancer in Canberra before taking up ballet at the age of seventeen.…

  7. 2005: Colin Peasley OAM

    Colin is the longest serving member of The Australian Ballet, joining it at its foundation in 1962…

  8. 2005: John Lanchbery OBE

    John was one of the world’s leading conductors and possibly the most prolific arranger of music…

  9. 2002: Garth Welch AM

    Garth studied dance initially with Phyllis Danaher and began his stage career with the J.C. Williamson…

  10. 2001: Gertrud Bodenwieser

    Gertrud Bodenwieser, dancer, teacher and choreographer, was born in Vienna and trained in classical…

  11. 2000: Dame Peggy van Praagh

    Peggy began dancing and performing very early in life and attracted her first press coverage by the…

  12. 1999: Carole Johnson

    Originally from America, Carole played a key role in helping Australians discover the richness of…

  13. 1999: Edouard Borovansky

    Czech-born Edouard Borovansky came to Australia in 1929 as a dancer with the company of Anna Pavlova,…

  14. 1997: Mary Duchesne

    After dancing principal roles with the Melbourne-based National Theatre Ballet, Mary became a senior…

  15. 1997: Margaret Walker OAM

    Margaret was first inspired by dance in 1939 when she saw a performance by the visiting Covent Garden…

  16. 1997: Graeme Murphy AO

    Graeme was accepted into the Australian Ballet School at the age of fourteen and joined The Australian…

  17. 1997: Margaret Chapple

    Margaret (Chappie) was introduced to the work of Gertrud Bodenwieser by Bodenwieser dancer Shona Dunlop,…