Benjamin, Leanne (1964-)

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Benjamin, Leanne Faye (1964-)
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Leanne Benjamin was born in Rockhampton, Australia and trained with Jan Moore and then Valerie Hansen in Queensland before being accepted into the Royal Ballet Upper School at the age of sixteen. While at the School she won the Adeline Genee Gold Medal (1980) and the Prix de Lausanne (1981).

Benjamin joined the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet in 1983 and was promoted to soloist in 1985 and principal in 1987. In 1988 she joined the London Festival Ballet as principal, and in 1990 joined the Deutsche Opera Ballet in Berlin. Benjamin joined the Royal Ballet in 1992 as first soloist, being promoted to principal by the spring of that season.

Her repertory includes Odette/Odile ( Swan lake), Giselle, Sugar Plum Fairy ( Nutcracker), Aurora ( Sleeping Beauty), Nikiya ( La Bayadere), Kitri ( Don Quixote), Swanilda ( Coppelia), Firebird, Cinderella, Lise ( La Fille mal gardee), Titania ( The Dream), Manon, Anastasia, Juliet ( Romeo and Juliet -Ashton and MacMillan), Mitzi Caspar and Mary Vetsera, Irina, Girl (The Invitation), The Judas Tree, Song of the Earth, Gloria, Requiem, Rhapsody, Elite Syncopations, Les Biches, Symphony in C, Apollo, Danses concertantes, Etudes, Brünnhilde (Béjart's Ring), Carmen, Herman Schmerman and The Leaves Are Fading. During her career, she has created roles in Bintley's Metamorphosis, The Snow Queen and Earth as part of Homage to The Queen, Bruce's Symphony in Three Movements and in Mr Worldly Wise, Two-Part Invention, When We Stop Talking, Masquerade and more recently Wayne McGregor's Qualia, Robert Garland's Spring Rites, Alastair Marriott's Tanglewood, Liam Scarlett's Despite and Wheeldon's DGV.

Benjamin has performed as a guest artist with many major companies including the Australian Ballet with whom she danced the pas de deux from La Fille mal gardee in the 1988 bicentenial celebrations and Giselle in 2001. Her most recent appearance with the flagship company was in the title role of Manon, partnered by Robert Curren as Des Grieux, in 2008. She has also appeared in many television performances including documentaries and live broadcasts. Benjamin was awarded an OBE in 2005.

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  1. Papers of Leanne Benjamin
    Benjamin, Leanne, 1964-
    [ Unpublished : 1984-2011 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Leanne Benjamin interviewed by Lee Christofis
    Benjamin, Leanne, 1964-
    [ Sound : 2014 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Firebird / composed by Igor Stravinsky ; directed by Ross MacGibbon ; choreographed by Michel Fokine ; performed by Leanne Benjamin, Jonathan Cope, Genesia Rosato, David Drew, The Royal Ballet & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; con ...
    Royal Ballet
    [ Video : 2002 ]
    Possibly online
    At 2 libraries
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  4. Chroma ; Infra ; Limen / three ballets by Wayne McGregor
    Royal Ballet
    [ Video : 2011 ]
    Languages: English;French;Dutch;German, [4 others]
    At 3 libraries
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  5. The Firebird & Les noces / Stravinsky
    Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
    [ Video : 1996-2002 ]
    Languages: English;German;French, [2 others]
    At 13 libraries
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  6. Nutcracker sweeties : The Judas tree / presented by NVC Arts
    Birmingham Royal Ballet
    [ Video : 1999-2006 ]
    Languages: English;German;Spanish;French, [3 others]
    At Edith Cowan Uni
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  7. Chroma
    Royal Ballet
    [ Video : 2008-2011 ]
    Languages: English;Dutch;Spanish;French, [3 others]
    Possibly online
    At 6 libraries
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  8. An evening with the Royal Ballet : highlights from Swan Lake, the nutcracker, Giselle, the sleeping beauty, La fille mal gardee, Coppelia, Romeo and Juliet, Sylvia, the firebird, Voices of spring
    Royal Ballet
    [ Video : 2012 ]
    At 8 libraries
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  9. Ashton celebration : The Royal Ballet dances Frederick Ashton / directed for the screen by Margaret Williams ; a Royal Opera House production
    Royal Ballet
    [ Video : 2013 ]
    Languages: English;German;French, [2 others]
    At TAFE SA
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  10. Elite syncopations : The Judas tree ; Concerto / a Royal Opera House production ; director, Ross MacGibbon
    Royal Ballet
    [ Video : 2010 ]
    Languages: English;German;French;Spanish, [3 others]
    Possibly online
    At 5 libraries
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  1. Papers of Leanne Benjamin
    Benjamin, Leanne, 1964-
    [ Unpublished : 1984-2011 ]
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 70,044.656)

  2. [Biographical cuttings on Leanne Benjamin, ballerina, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Leanne Benjamin interviewed by Lee Christofis
    Benjamin, Leanne, 1964-
    [ Sound : 2014 ]
    At National Library
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  4. Leanne Benjamin, outside Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 2006 / Jason Bell
    Bell, Jason, 1969-
    [ Photograph : 2006 ]
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    At National Library
    Leanne Benjamin, outside Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 2006 / Jason Bell
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  5. Leanne Benjamin in three Royal Ballet productions / Leslie E. Spatt
    Spatt, Leslie E
    [ Photograph : 1993-1994 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    At National Library
    Leanne Benjamin in three Royal Ballet productions / Leslie E. Spatt
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  6. Leanne Benjamin in three productions of the Royal Ballet / Leslie E. Spatt
    Spatt, Leslie E
    [ Photograph : 1993 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    At National Library
    Leanne Benjamin in three productions of the Royal Ballet / Leslie E. Spatt
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  7. Leanne Benjamin and Christopher Saunders in the Royal Ballet performance of Gloria, 1993, [1] Leslie E. Spatt
    Spatt, Leslie E
    [ Photograph : 1993 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    At National Library
    Leanne Benjamin and Christopher Saunders in the Royal Ballet performance of Gloria, 1993, [1] Leslie E. Spatt
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  8. [Benjamin, Leanne (ballet dancer) : programs and related material collected by the National Library of Australia]
    [ Published : 1900 ]
    At National Library
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  9. Leanne Benjamin as Kitri in the Royal Ballet performance of Don Quixote / Leslie E. Spatt
    Spatt, Leslie E
    [ Photograph : 1993-1994 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    At National Library
    Leanne Benjamin as Kitri in the Royal Ballet performance of Don Quixote / Leslie E. Spatt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 43,563.57)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 43,563.57)

  10. Leanne Benjamin and Christopher Saunders in the Royal Ballet performance of Gloria, 1993, [2] Leslie E. Spatt
    Spatt, Leslie E
    [ Photograph : 1993 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    At National Library
    Leanne Benjamin and Christopher Saunders in the Royal Ballet performance of Gloria, 1993, [2] Leslie E. Spatt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,341.594)

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    ... Britten, Benjamin ... Leanne Mewett is a Dancer who is mentioned in 3 events in the AusStage database ...
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    [ Photograph : 1993-1994 ]
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    Leanne Benjamin in three productions of the Royal Ballet / Leslie E. Spatt
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    Leanne Benjamin as Kitri in the Royal Ballet performance of Don Quixote / Leslie E. Spatt
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    [ Photograph : 1993 ]
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  1. In the cowboy's arms / Vicki Lewis Thompson. Honeymoon mountain bride / Leanne Banks
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    [ Book : 2017 ]
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  2. Stop and search : police power in global context / edited by Leanne Weber and Ben Bowling
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    [ Book : 2013-2015 ]
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  3. A home for nobody's princess / Leanne Banks
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    [ Book : 2012-2014 ]
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  4. Rags to riches : his promise / Valerie Parv; Emilie Rose; Leanne Banks
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    [ Book : 2018 ]
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    Rags to riches : his promise / Valerie Parv; Emilie Rose; Leanne Banks
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  1. CONFIRMATION
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 6 September 1991 [Issue No.126] p 7907

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    ... : Public Trustee Villimerto Agoo; Leanne Beck; Alexander Blokh; Marcus Gerald Bogie; Adrian Boyd; Parvina ... Chandra; Christine Coghlan; Shane Dangerfield; Thi Hong Dinh; Sean Doyle; Hennidge Fernando; Benjamin Gock ... 144 words
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  2. CONFIRMATION OF APPOINTMENTS
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 14 September 1984 [Issue No.136 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 4638

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... Hudson; Roslyn June Stacy; Heather Gaya Glasson; William Benjamin Bennett; Anthony John Brown; Bruce ... ; Ronald Croft Murgatroyd; Brian Paul Neville; Leanne Margaret Paton; Trevor Robert Powell; Sue Ellen ... 400 words
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  3. Shipping Registration Act 1981 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR REGISTRATION
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Business (National : 1987 - 2004) Tuesday 9 March 1993 p 765

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... of the intention of LEANNE CAREY WALKER, of 8 Rose Drive Doveton Victoria to apply, after the ... (Purple), Benjamin Offices, Corner College Street and Benjamin Way, Belconnen ACT 2615, or sent properly ... 193 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 32.701)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 32.701)

  1. House Pranayama by Architect Prineas
    Amodeo, Leanne; Hosking, Benjamin
    Houses
    [ Article : 2017 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41.833)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41.833)

  2. Ishinjerro, Anthony (illus.) Galvin Scott Davis (text): Dandelion.(Children's review)(Brief article)(Book review)
    Barrett, Leanne
    Reading Time
    [ Article : 2013 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40.157)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40.157)

  3. Evaluation of an Australian nursing partnership to improve disaster response capacity
    Mitchell, Marion; Mackie, Benjamin; Aitken, Leanne M; McKinnon, Loretta C
    [ Article : 2014 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31.35)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31.35)

  4. Use of the malnutrition screening tool by non-dietitians to identify at-risk patients in a rehabilitation setting: A validation study
    Wester, Paulina; Angus, Rebecca; Easlea, Dayle; Lin, Michelle; Chen, Benjamin; Bisset, Leanne
    [ Article : 2018 ]
    At GriffithUni Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.78)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.78)

  1. BENJAMIN--FREW:
    Brisbane Telegraph (Qld. : 1948 - 1954) Tuesday 28 April 1953 p 18 Article
    ... BENJAMIN — FREW: St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, St. Paul's Ter-race, will make a pretty setting ... for tonight's wed-ding of Miss Fay Frew, of Norman Park, and Mr. Gordon Esmond Benjamin, of Annerley ... 103 words
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  2. LAW REPORT. SUPREME COURT. EQUITY COURT. THURSDAY, JULY 23. (Before His Honour Mr. Justice Molesworth.) IN THE WILL OF BENJAMIN GEORGE BAKER.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 28 July 1885 p 9 Article
    ... Molesworth.) IN THE WILL OF BENJAMIN GEORGE BAKER. This was an application that probate of the will of ... Benjamin George Baker of South Mel bourne carter should be granted to his widow, as executrix. The ... 6182 words
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  3. Advertising
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 12 December 1992 p 24 Advertising
    ... — EVANS. — Barry and Pom Foley of Torrens are happy to announce the engegement of their daughter. Leanne ... . BELCONNEN phul5,h"8 Contre. Benjamin W.v, 9.30am. 7pm. 26 '2316. Rev. B. Lawton. 281 2543. BRADDON, St ... 5096 words
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  1. Leanne Benjamin awarded a Member of the Order of Australia
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2016 ]
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  2. The Judas Tree
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    [ Video : 2010 ]
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  3. Protection for doctors
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2008 ]
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  4. Song of the angel / Jane Sheldon
    Sheldon, Jane
    [ Sound : 2002-2016 ]
    Languages: English;Latin;Multiple languages;Estonian, [3 others]
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