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LEIGH ROWLES ~ CELEBRATION OF A CAREER IN DANCE

On 30 October 2014 a joint function of The Australian Ballet School and The Australian Ballet Society celebrated the illustrious career of Leigh Rowles to mark her retirement from the School.

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Simon Dow, a teacher at the School (left) interviewed Leigh, Marilyn Rowe AO (Principal of the School), and Brett Chynoweth (holding microphone) soloist with The Australian Ballet.

The discussion and unique film excerpts highlighted the many aspects of Leigh Rowles' professional life and personality. She began her career as a ballerina with The Australian Ballet and later was involved as a performer and choreographer in musical theatre. During her time as Director of The National Theatre Ballet School she created vast numbers of choreographic works. Leigh has been teacher, educator and choreographer with The Australian Ballet School since 1991.

 

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Question time led by President of The Australian Ballet Society, Josie Woodgate, OAM.

 

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Well-wishers had a chance to congratulate Leigh after the talk and at the customary supper in the Dancers' Deli.

 

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Simon Dow, Marilyn Rowe AO, Leigh Rowles, and Brett Chynoweth.

 
 

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