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  • Backstage with Bloch: Bangarra Dancer Rikki Mason

    Bec chats with Bangarra dancer Rikki Mason in the latest episode of Backstage with Bloch. Discover how Rikki got to where he is today in this candid conversation covering topics from his love of football and martial arts and how they led him to dance, to discovering and embracing his aboriginal heritage. Rikki opens up about what it’s like to work for Stephen Page OA, Bangarra’s artistic director.

  • The Search for the Perfect Pointe…

    Last month, audience favourite and Soloist with Queensland Ballet retired from the stage after an incredible 10 years. She won’t be going far as she joins Queensland Ballet’s Internal & External Relations team. As she reflects on her 10-year performance career with Queensland Ballet, she shares with us her intimate journey of a professional dancer’s search for the perfect pointe shoe. Read all about her pointe shoe journey here as she hangs up her shoes from the professional stage….

  • Backstage with Bloch: Shannon Holtzapffel

    Commercial dancer, choreographer, Actor, Model and TV presenter Shannon Holtzapffel joins Bec on Backstage with Bloch to discuss where his career began, why he’s had such success to date, what it’s like to work with the Industry ‘Super Giants,’ as well as what Madonna taught him. Shannon also shares with us a “behind the scenes” look at the creative process involved with Choreographing and Staring in The Greatest Showman.

  • Art en Pointe Winners

    And the winners are...

  • The Woman behind Ballet Without Borders, Katia Kullengren.

    Bloch is proud to support Ballet Without Borders through our Art en Pointe initiative. Find out more about Ballet Without Borders and its President and Founder Katia Kullengren and her plans this year to reach the wider community through ballet.

  • Limited Edition Postcards Featuring Illustrations by Jake Mangakahia

    Receive one Fairy Postcard for every $40 you spend at Bloch until you collect the complete set. Present in store your seven Fairy Postcards to receive the exclusive bonus Princess Aurora Postcard!

  • Bloch and The Australian Ballet present Athletic Beauty

    In this exclusive pictorial shot by Taylor-Ferné Morris, Bloch joined forces with two of The Australian Ballet’s dancing royalty, Senior Artist Amy Harris and Principal Artist Adam Bull.

  • Backstage with Bloch: Dusty Button

    In the second episode of the second season, Bec Hennessy chats with the black sheep of ballet, Dusty Button. Currently touring Australia and New Zealand with International Ballet Workshops, Dusty talks about her impressive career, what sets her apart and reveals her tips on turning.

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