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The Australian Ballet

A very special event that provides the opportunity to go 'behind the scenes' with The Australian Ballet. 'pas de deux in paradise' is a rare and exclusive outdoor performance.

Pas de Deux in Paradise – September 2016

On Sale 9.00am (AEST) Monday, 18 May 2015

The Australian Ballet performing at qualia

Join The Australian Ballet at qualia in 2016 for an intimate and exclusive weekend of Pas de Deux in Paradise.

Under the stars, The Australian Ballet will perform two outdoor performances for 140 special guests per show, with the stunning Whitsunday Islands as their backdrop.

For the first time in the pas de deux in paradise event’s history, guests have the option to purchase an all-inclusive package, with the opportunity to go ‘behind the scenes’ with The Australian Ballet. Otherwise, guests can select an accommodation, performance and dinner package.

Call 1300 780 959 to speak with a Luxury Specialist.


We regret there will not be a pas de deux in paradise event in 2015.

All Inclusive Package

Weekend schedule

Welcome Champagne & Canapés
Friday 23 September, 5.00pm
Long Pavilion, qualia
A relaxed and informal evening hosted by the Oatley family and the Australian Ballet’s Executive Director Libby Christie, to allow guests the opportunity to come together and meet for the first time, or meet again. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet the pas de deux dancers, along with the Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister, and other special guests.
Dress: Elegant casual.

Ballet Barre Class
Saturday 24 September, 8.00am
Pebble Beach, qualia
An opportunity to observe David McAllister, The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director, at the Main Stage as he takes the dancers through their morning session in preparation for the crescendo of the weekend – the Pas de Deux in Paradise performance.
Dress: Casual

Behind the Scenes: Master Class with a Special Guest from the Australian Ballet
Saturday 24 September, 10.00am
Long Pavilion, qualia
Don't miss this exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into The Australian Ballet. Master of ceremonies Catriona Rowntree will host an exclusive 1 hour masterclass with a special guest from The Australian Ballet.
Dress: Casual

*Special guest to be announced closer to the date.

Pas de Deux in Paradise Performance & Dinner
Saturday 24 September, 5.30pm
Pebble Beach, qualia
The evening will commence with drinks and canapés, followed by Pas de Deux in Paradise by the Australian Ballet. The performance will be intertwined with dinner, with a menu designed especially for the event by qualia’s Executive Chef Alaistair Waddell.
Dress: Black tie

*Special guest, repertoire and cast to be announced closer to the event date
* Due to the nature of this event and sensitivity to weather, event times and venues are subject to change.

Room Type 2 night stay (twin share) Extra night stay (twin share)
Leeward Pavilion $3,800 $1,050
Windward Pavilion $5,050 $1,675
Beach House $9,700 $4,000

Inclusions

  • Welcome Champagne & Canapés - Friday 23rd September 2016, 5.00pm
  • Ballet Barre Class - Saturday 24th September 2016, 8.00am
  • Behind the Scenes: Master Class with a Special Guest from The Australian Ballet - Saturday 24th September 2016, 10.00am
  • Pas de Deux in Paradise Performance & Dinner - Saturday 24th September 2016, 5.30pm
  • The hire of a two-seater electric buggy
  • Hamilton Island Airport/Marina transfers
  • The use of non-motorised watercraft

Accommodation, Performance & Dinner Package

Sunday 25 September, 5.30pm
Pebble Beach, qualia

Due to overwhelming demand, a second intimate performance has been scheduled. The evening will commence with drinks and canapés, and will be followed by Pas de Deux in Paradise by the Australian Ballet. The performance will be intertwined with dinner, with a menu designed especially for the event by qualia’s Executive Chef Alaistair Waddell.

Dress: Black tie

*Repertoire and cast to be announced closer to the event date
* Due to the nature of this event and sensitivity to weather, event times and venues are subject to change.

Room Type 2 night stay (twin share) Extra night stay (twin share)
Leeward Pavilion $3,300 $1,050
Windward Pavilion $4,550 $1,675
Beach House $9,200 $4,000

Inclusions

  • Pas de Deux in Paradise Performance & Dinner - Sunday 25th September 2016, 5.30pm
  • The hire of a two-seater electric buggy
  • Hamilton Island Airport/Marina transfers
  • The use of non-motorised watercraft

Call 1300 780 959 to speak with a Luxury Specialist.

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