'It was not proper for a boy to do ballet' — David McAllister's struggle to the top


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David McAllister's sheer determination as a dancer took him to the top of The Australian Ballet's roster and then the company's artistic directorship. Moving on after 20 years at the helm, he reflects on his life as a dancer and as a leader. Also, writer and performer Moira Finucane shares what's on her Top Shelf and historian of theatre architecture, Alistair Fair, explains how and why theatre design has changed so much in the last hundred years.

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