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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.

Please contact our Guest services team on
+61 7 4948 9222 or email guestservices@qualia.com.au to assist with any pre-arrival bookings.

pas de deux in paradise
7 - 11 September 2018

The Australian Ballet performing at qualia

pas de deux in paradise

qualia and the Australian Ballet present 'pas de deux in paradise', an exclusive showcase under the stars against one of Australia's most idyllic backdrops, the Whitsundays and the Coral Sea.

In 2018, ‘pas de deux in paradise’ will not only be an opportunity to see some of the country's top dancers perform in a breathtaking setting, but a chance to immerse yourself with a rare insight into life behind the scenes of The Australian Ballet.

There are two packages available:

  • Friday 7 September - Sunday 9 September 2018 (Sold Out)
  • Sunday 9 September - Tuesday 11 September 2018

For guests wanting to extend their stay, additional nights are available for each package (subject to availability at the time of booking).

Package B: Sunday 9 September – Tuesday 11 September 2018

  • Behind the Scenes: Master Class with Dr Sue Mayes “Keeping Dancers on their Toes” – Sunday 9 September, 2.00pm
  • Performance & Black Tie Dinner – Sunday 9 September, 5.00pm
For a detailed itinerary and further information, please click here.

* Further event details, 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.


For more information or to book, call 1300 780 959 to speak with a Luxury Specialist or email reservations@qualia.com.au.


Package A: Friday 7 September - Sunday 9 September 
(Sold Out)

  • Barre class viewing - Saturday 8 September, 9.15am
  • Welcome Drinks & Canap├ęs - Friday 7 September, 5.00pm
  • Behind the Scenes: Master Class with Dr Sue Mayes "Keeping Dancers on their Toes" - Saturday 8 September, 11.00am
  • Performance & Black Tie Dinner - Saturday 8 September, 5.00pm

For a detailed itinerary and further information, please click here.

Call 1300 780 959 to speak with a Luxury Specialist

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