2019 EVENTS

9 March 2019: 10th Annual General Meeting. With Special Guest speaker – Phil A'vard

11 May 2019: Michael Pearce: Melbourne based theatre set and costume designer

15 June 2019: Dr Caitlyn Lehmann: Hoofing It! Ballet on Saddle and Stage at Astley’s Circus

In this illustrated talk, Dr Caitlyn Lehmann will introduce the eccentric world of Philip and John Astley, and reveal the unexpected connections between ballet and circus that shaped the Astley’s fortunes from the 1780s to the early 1800s.

Michael Pearce has designed nine works for The Australian Ballet, winning three Green Room Awards for Best Dance design, and is a frequent collaborator with The Australian Ballet's resident choreographer Stephen Baynes.

2019 Theatre Heritage Australia Annual General Meeting