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Review: Joburg Ballet’s Cinderella

Review: Joburg Ballet’s Cinderella

A Sparkling and Magical Year-End Treat! By: David Simmons 2018 has been a very busy year for Joburg Ballet. They have skilfully presented audiences with world class offerings, not forgetting a company of dedicated artists each embracing their own unique talents. Each production, whether a classical representation or modern enactment, has set a very high standard for dance in this country. The level of flair ...

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Win Tickets to Joburg Ballet’s Cinderella

Win Tickets to Joburg Ballet’s Cinderella

Joburg Ballet moves to the Teatro for their Christmas Season. With thanks to Joburg Ballet, we are giving away a Double ticket to this season’s Opening night, on Friday, 14 December 2018 at 19:30, at the Teatro in Montecasino. A dazzling night, a glittering ball, something wonderful is bound to happen when the ultimate fairytale , Joburg Ballet’s production of Cinderella, comes to The Teatro at Montecasino from 14 to 23 December 2018. Marking the ...

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Cinderella at the Teatro

Cinderella at the Teatro

Cinderella’s Chariot is stopping at Montecasino this Christmas. A dazzling night, a glittering ball, something wonderful is bound to happen when the ultimate fairytale , Joburg Ballet’s production of Cinderella, comes to The Teatro at Montecasino from 14 to 23 December 2018. Marking the company’s first major season at the highly popular venue, Cinderella offers an unmissable chance for Teatro audiences to enjoy Joburg’s world-class ballet company as it expands its reach across the city. Choreographed by ...

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Review: The Nutcracker

Review: The Nutcracker

An enchanting pre-Christmas treat! by David Simmons In the wonderful make-believe world of Ballet, stories of love, romance and friendship come to life with the powerful and somewhat eloquent energy of dance at its core. For a sparkling October showcase, the company from Joburg Ballet brings the timeless story of The Nutcracker to the Joburg Theatre’s Nelson Mandela stage. With a slick production and choreography by ...

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

A sparkling treat for the whole family with Joburg Ballet. Joburg Ballet brings to sparkling life one of the most popular and beloved classical ballets in the world with an enchanting new production of The Nutcracker from 5 to 14 October at Joburg Theatre. With exquisite dancing, sumptuous sets and Tchaikovsky’s captivating music played live by the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, The Nutcracker is an unforgettable treat for children and adults ...

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Carmen

Carmen

A seductive and theatrical feast for the eyes. By David Simmons Celebrating art in South Africa is probably one of the most rewarding pastimes a person can participate in. We not only pay homage to art in its theatrical form, but applaud and honour the bursting and at times overlooked talent our country has to offer. The latest, sumptuous offering from Joburg Ballet brings us ...

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Joburg Ballet’s Carmen

Joburg Ballet’s Carmen

Sizzling start to Joburg Ballet’s 2018 season! Casting announced for leading roles Joburg Ballet opens a bumper 2018 year in sizzling style when the company brings South African choreographer Veronica Paeper’s production of Carmen to Joburg Theatre for ten performances from 6 to 15 April. Joburg Ballet will perform to live orchestral accompaniment for the first time in many years, when the launched Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) ...

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Big City, Big Dreams

Big City, Big Dreams

Three SA Dance Companies Collaborate on New Major Ballet. Joburg Ballet will collaborate with two other leading South African dance companies – Moving Into Dance Mophatong and Vuyani Dance Theatre – on a major new production opening on Friday 28 July 2017 when Big City, Big Dreams has its world premiere at Joburg Theatre. Celebrated actress and director Fiona Ramsay is working with a creative team drawn ...

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La Traviata and other Ballets for 2017

La Traviata and other Ballets for 2017

Revised casting for La Traviata – The Ballet New productions – Big  City, Big Dreams & Snow White – announced for 2017 Guest artists Juan Pablo Ledo from Buenos Aires and Daniel Szybkowski from Cape Town City Ballet join Joburg Ballet’s dancers in the casting line-up for the company’s 10-performances of La Traviata – The Ballet at Joburg Theatre from 31 March to 9 April. Due to the departure of Dayana Acuna ...

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Joburg Ballet marks 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in remarkable production of literature’s star-crossed lovers By Jaco Lotriet Following the successful run of Giselle, Joburg Theatre presents the most endearing love story of all time, in a ballet presentation of William Shakespeare’s timeless Romeo and Juliet. This production reunited Giselle leads Jonathan Rodrigues and Shannon Glover, amongst others, as the main characters in a breathtakingly ...

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