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Joburg Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

Joburg Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

Fall under the spell of Joburg Ballet’s romantic classic A classic fairy-tale of evil defeated and love triumphant, Joburg Ballet opens its 2019 season with a new production of The Sleeping Beauty, staged by former British ballerina Maina Gielgud, from Friday 29 March 2019, to Sunday 7 April 2019, at Joburg Theatre. Set to Tchaikovsky’s sweeping romantic score, played live by the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, ...

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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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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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Snow White

Snow White

A New Age Homage to an Age-Old Classic! By David Simmons The Brothers Grimm fairy tale of the naïve princess who falls into the trap of the evil queen comes to life in the 2017 Joburg Ballet production of Snow White. If you’re waiting for the part where those 7 quirky Dwarves are mentioned, think again, as this Ballet is a total reimagining for a ...

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Guest Artist, Casting and Vuyani Dance Theatre Collaboration for Romeo and Juliet Joburg Ballet artistic director Iain MacDonald has announced that Australian-born international guest artist Aaron Smyth will visit South Africa in July to dance Romeo for the first time in Joburg Ballet’s production of Romeo and Juliet. Sharing the role of Romeo with Smyth during the 10-performance season at the Joburg Theatre from 15 to ...

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Review: Giselle

Review: Giselle

by Jakes Lotriet Joburg Ballet celebrates 175th Anniversary of Giselle in stellar production The mere thought of attending my first ballet and the subsequent review, evoked some feelings of fear and trepidation within me. Would a production of this nature, consisting of interpretive dance sequences and classical music be able to relay a story, without any dialogue, contained therein? Would I be able to interpret ...

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