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David McAllister

'Complex stories without words'

David McAllister
Video: 4 minutes 45 seconds

Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet, David McAllister describes the trajectory of his relationship with dance.

This video was produced with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC.

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The Dance - David McAllister, 2016 Peter Brew-Bevan © Peter Brew-Bevan.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.