‘Thumbelina’ staged in Hilton

2015-06-03 06:00
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‘Thumbelina’ will be       performed at the Hilton    College Theatre.

PHOTO: supplied ‘Thumbelina’ will be performed at the Hilton College Theatre.

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KZN MIDLANDS Youth Ballet Company’s inaugural ballet production, Thumbelina, will be staged at the Hilton­ College Theatre on 8 and 9 July.

Robin van Wyk, artistic director of the Cape Town City Ballet and local ballet teachers, recently formed the KZN Midlands Youth Ballet Company (KZNMYBC).

The KZNMYBC held auditions in Pietermaritzburg­ earlier this year when Van Wyk put young dancers through a rigorous audition.

There were 71 dancers selected to be part of the KZNMYBCs production, Thumbelina. It is an enormous honour and privilege for these young dancers to share the stage with nine of South Africa’s top dancers from the Cape Town City Ballet.

Van Wyk, who is directing the production, is hoping that the PMB public will show their appreciation for this art and support the KZNMYBC.

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Performances of ‘Thumbelina’ will take place at 2.30pm and 6pm on 8 and 9 July at the Hilton College Theatre.

Tickets are R100 and R80 for pensioners and children under 12. available from the theatre at www. hiltontheatre.co. za or 033 383 0126 or via email at thea tre@hiltoncol lege.com


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