Maharajahs and magical moments
By Rita Clarke
February 18, 2002
RAIN fell on picnic hampers minutes before the start of Breathless, celebrating the West Australian Ballet's 50th anniversary. There was some consternation and a collective holding of breath until it stopped.
That, however, was the end of any breathlessness, for although the four choices on the program were all fine pieces, together they made for a less than scintillating evening, mainly because there was no striking stylistic or thematic contrast, or wit.
The WAB dancers, nonetheless, are ever a joy to watch. There were magic moments, notably in the longer pieces by Natalie Weir and David Dawson. More
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