Audiences may not have been packing out the theatre since the national lockdown, but Joburg Ballet’s dancers continue dancing. The company released a beautiful video of their choreographed response to Covid-19 called The Corona Suite.
Those interested can join the company in a variety of ways, as outlined the following press release: “Although Joburg Ballet’s dancers returned to the company’s studios under strict regulations late last month, Joburg Ballet continues to stay connected with the broader ballet world via a comprehensive programme of online classes and activities.”
- Joburg Ballet Open Classes: visitors may join company members in a professional class with our regular and guest teachers on Wednesdays at 10am via Zoom.
Fee: R100, payable via EFT or PayFast*. Proof of Payment to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ballet Chair Barre with Chase Bosch or Shannon Glover on Wednesdays at 5.15pm via Zoom.
Fee: R100, payable via EFT or PayFast*
- Class with Alejandro Parente and Marianela Nuñez on Thursdays at 3pm via Zoom.
Private classes for Joburg Ballet dancers and invited guests
- Joburg Ballet Off Stage on Thursdays at 7pm on Instagram.
Live interviews by company members.
- Joburg Ballet Master Classes with artistic director Iain MacDonald on the last Saturday of the month at 5pm via Zoom.
Dates: July 25 to August 29; September 26 to October 28; November 28 to December 26.
Fee: R250 payable via EFT or PayFast*; additional donations welcome. Proof of Payment to be sent to email@example.com
* For EFT payments please use the following:
Bank: First National Bank
Account Name: Joburg Ballet
Account Number: 62033826788
Branch Code: 250455
Branch Name: Parktown
Swift Code: FIRNZAJJ
* For PayFast payments please use the direct link or access via joburgballet.com.
Keep up to date with the company on their social media platforms:
Facebook: @JoburgBalletCompany; Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn: @JoburgBallet, #SupportJoburgBallet or online at www.joburgballet.com
For further information, images and interviews, please contact Keke Chele at Joburg Ballet on 011 877 6903 / 060 344 2367 / firstname.lastname@example.org