ARTICLES RELATING TO BALLET

This dramatic ballet tells the twisted tale of a dark family secret – and it’s based on real life

2019-07-03 14:29

Love, loss, jealousy and a tragic event – the Cape Town City Ballet’s production of Transfigured Night has it all. It’s a tale that will resonate with many South Africans who have been touched by a family drama.

Prince Harry in ballet class with kids is the cutest thing you’ll see today

2019-04-04 12:49

It seems Prince Harry might consider a career on stage if this whole royal thing doesn’t work out.

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Watch the extreme workout regimen of a professional ballerina

Kathryn Boren is a ballerina with American Ballet Theatre. Boren supplements her ballet training and rehearsals with intense, ballet-centric workouts.

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PICS: This breathtakingly beautiful ballet is a dark and twisted must-watch

2018-07-10 12:00

We talk to ballerina Laura Bösenberg to find out why Giselle is still wowing audiences today.

Meet the iconic ballet dancer who inspired Christiaan Barnard to become a heart surgeon

2018-05-07 10:35

Johaar Mosaval persevered in the face of prejudice, inspired SA’s most famous heart surgeon and captivated a queen.

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Cape Town City Ballet is kicking off 2018 with a bang.

Cape Town City Ballet is kicking off 2018 with a bang.

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From poverty to prominence

2017-11-05 05:59

Dancer Mthuthuzeli November grew up in Xolani township, Western Cape. At first he starting dancing to support his mother, but now he’s a star.

Slide into the holiday season with some Spanish flair

2017-10-25 13:01

The Cape Town City Ballet’s exuberant production of Don Quixote showcases the company in top form, writes Eugenie du Preez.

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Channel24's Nardus Engelbrecht captures the action behind the curtain at the much anticipated SAIBC International Ballet Gala (IBG).

Channel24's Nardus Engelbrecht captures the action behind the curtain at the much anticipated SAIBC International Ballet Gala (IBG).

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Brave, fresh dancing in Big City, Big Dreams

2017-08-13 00:00

The creative teams from Joburg Ballet, Vuyani Dance Theatre and Moving Into Dance Mophatong came together to create a new ballet inspired by the vibrant energy and dynamic pulse of Johannesburg, writes Gayle Edmunds.

 

Meet the four-year-old who swapped his soccer boots for ballet slippers

2019-06-14 15:37

A four-year-old boy who has chosen ballet over soccer is wowing his teachers with his incredible dancing skills – and has become an ambassador for his dance class.

Five minutes with ballerina Zoe Peters

2019-03-11 14:50

We chat to up-and-coming ballerina, Zoe Peters, a student at The National School of Arts, about expressing herself through dance

WATCH: Swan Lake with 48 swans instead of the usual 16!

2018-12-04 08:52

British choreographer Derek Deane has staged the two-act piece in Germany on a bigger scale with 48 instead of the usual 16 swans.

"I don’t know how I managed to go on with life": A mom shares how her toddler inspired her to take up ballet again

2018-06-15 11:14

Christa Calitz shares how she nearly lost her foot after a devastating accident and gave up on dreams of a professional ballet career, but how her toddler daughter's passion for dance reignited her own dream.

Young dancer stopped growing at age 11 after allergies made her scared to eat anything

2018-03-29 11:53

"The only things I would eat were sausages and pasta because in my head all I knew was that food made me ill."

See in 2018 with style

2017-12-31 13:00

Feel like a bit of fun and fancy footwork on New Year’s Eve?

From fierce dancers to fire shooters: 3 events you simply can’t miss

2017-10-25 14:39

From a light-hearted fun ballet to a truly enchanting circus experience – there’s a lot to do if you’re looking for an evening out.

CITY PRESS REVIEW: Just cos it’s Russian ballet doesn’t make it great

2017-10-15 00:00

City Press's Clarissa Brown isn't impressed by what she has seen onstage.

CITY PRESS REVIEW: The masters of ballet are heading to town

2017-08-27 00:00

The classics, Swan Lake and The Nutcracker are headed to town.

Cape Town City Ballet not asked to leave UCT by protestors

2016-11-11 13:14

In a statement to The Juice, UCT’s Pat Lucas said "there is no factual basis for any allegation that the University of Cape Town will no longer support ballet as an art form".

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