Deborah Jones

Deborah Jones

Deborah Jones is a writer and critic specialising in dance, with an honours degree in Drama from the University of Newcastle. A former, long-serving Arts Editor of The Australian newspaper, she is currently the paper’s national dance critic. She is also the Sydney correspondent for the London-based Opera magazine and is a regular contributor to The Australian Ballet’s theatre programs. She has previously written several dance features for Limelight.


Articles by Deborah Jones

18 April, 2021
news

Tributes flow for Liam Scarlett

Former dancers from Queensland Ballet express their sadness at the loss of Liam Scarlett, while Alexei Ratmansky writes on Facebook that Scarlett's knowledge he had no future as a choreographer "killed him".

18 April, 2021
news

Liam Scarlett has died

One of Britain's most feted choreographers, until allegations of sexual misconduct brought his career to an abrupt end, has died at the age of 35.

25 March, 2021
Supported by City of Sydney

Review: Stop Girl (Belvoir)

Journalist Sally Sara’s fictionalised account of life as a foreign correspondent takes its audience behind the headlines.