Fate has played a gigantic part in shaping the extraordinary life of former Ballet Dancer Li Cunxin.
What's life really like for women in the Islamic world? To what extent is our opinion of them based on Western prejudice? We profile five remarkable women who challenge conventional stereotypes.
In master storyteller Graeme Murphy's hands, the world's favourite ballet becomes a witty, dramatic and ultimately devastating story of love and betrayal.
Featuring over 3500 of the state’s most talented singers, dancers and musicians, the Schools Spectacular is a brilliantly choreographed and costumed production on an epic scale.
Produced specifically for upper secondary schools by the ABC's Education Television unit, Artzone features a profile of 9 Australian artists and their work.
In this examination of Australia's leading choreographer and founder of the Sydney Dance Company Murphy returns to his childhood home in Tasmania where he talks about his childhood adventures, his
Saibai Island in the Torres Strait is so far north it's only four kilometres from Papua New Guinea.
A celebration of three timeless ballets - Firebird, Petrouchka, and Les Sylphides - performed by The Australian Ballet at the Sydney Opera House, and broadcast live on ABC2.
At just 26, Stephen Page became the artistic director of the internationally acclaimed Bangarra Dance Company.
In 1999 a unique dance company was established in Barcelona with the aim of turning a selection of the best contemporary dance students from around the world into first class professionals.
From rehearsals to the big day, Compass follows Australia's much loved dance troupe The Merry Makers as they rehearse and make their way to Disneyland in California for their first ever overseas pe
Imagine getting away to a beautiful tropical paradise where you can be entertained by hundreds of the Pacific’s most talented artists and performers.
Romeo and Juliet is perhaps the greatest love story ever told – but it hasn’t been told by one of Australia’s greatest storytellers…until now.
2012 marks the 45 year anniversary of a crucial moment of national decision - the 1967 Referendum.
The apology in Federal Parliament to the Stolen Generations of Australia, by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was a defining moment in the nation's history.
These documentaries use a variety of primary sources to investigate issues in Australia's past.
On Sunday June 10 1838 at Myall Creek in Northern NSW, 28 Aborigines, men, women and children of the Wirrayaraay people were killed by a mob of white stockmen.
Australian Story lifts the lid on a clash of ideologies over the future of some of the most spectacular and pristine areas of Cape York.
Ian Conway is a man determined to make a difference. Twenty years ago he made a promise to an Aboriginal elder.
Imagine what it would be like if black settlers arrived to settle a continent inhabited by white natives?