West Australian Ballet and Queensland Ballet both planned to stage Dracula this year, but while WAB is going ahead QB has postponed it until next year due to concerns around COVID-19.
One in four have returned to cultural events, and 42 per cent plan to return. However, 22 per cent said their long-term attendance will be negatively affected by COVID-19.
Limelight has received a Small Business Grant from the City of Sydney through its COVID-19 Relief Grants for a three-part program to support performing arts companies as they gradually return to the stage.
In her final column, Deborah Jones looks at two productions, Giselle and Betroffenheit, available on Marquee TV, dubbed the Netflix of the arts.
This week Deborah Jones recommends a group of works from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Cuatro from SDC and SSO, and La Sylphide from Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Actor/director Robyn Nevin, Australian Ballet ED Libby Christie, choreographer Lucy Guerin, theatre producer Christine Dunstan, philanthropist Simon Mordant and artist Vincent Namatjira are among those recognised.
Sydney Symphony and Sydney Dance Company have collaborated on a new online series. Oboist Diana Doherty and dancer Charmene Yap discuss working on the project.
This week, Deborah Jones immerses herself in Cathy Marston's memorable ballet The Cellist about Jacqueline du Pré, and recommends New York City Ballet in Balanchine's Dream and Akram Khan in Xenos.
Australian producer and former dancer Olivia Ansell will take up the position in November and present her first festival in January 2022.
The professional development program undertaken with Sydney Dance Company will position Goh for a future leadership role in the arts industry.
This week Deborah Jones enjoys some feel-good dance thanks to ABC Arts iView, including The Australian Ballet's The Merry Widow and Bangarra's Ochres.
This week Deborah Jones settles down with a glass of wine to enjoy Finnish National Ballet's A Midsummer Night's Dream, San Francisco Ballet's Romeo & Juliet, and the Mariinsky's Sleeping Beauty.
The Audience Outlook Monitor predicts 78% will attend as often as they did pre-COVID-19, but only 22% will return as soon as restrictions are lifted. Smaller venues are most likely to attract audiences in the near future.