The stage is set, and the ballerinas are ready. An evening of music, laughter and dance awaits. A night with the stars is a ballet showcase hosted by the Arabesque Ballet Academys in Pretoria. You do not want to miss out on this spectacular evening. This is an excellent event to attend with all family and friends. Book your tickets today!
The world-famous Imperial Ice Stars, who have won international critical acclaim and five-star reviews with their previous tours of The Sleeping Beauty on Ice, The Nutcracker on Ice, and Swan Lake on Ice, are set to thrill South African audiences once more with their magical production, CINDERELLA ON ICE, at the Teatro at Montecasino from 1 December!
One of the most artistically challenging ice …
Stars of the Russian ballet pay tribute to one of the greatest dance legends - Rudolf Nureyev.
Film about the life of Rudolf Nureyev
One-act ballet "Wolpurgis Nigt" from Opera composer, Gounod "FAUST"
(from ballets in which the Great Dancer took part)
The grand finale of the 40th Anniversary of the Johannesburg Youth Ballet features experts from the enchanting romantic ballet Coppelia ( 3rd Act and the Mazurka) and the specially commissioned Ruby Suite, a vibrant synthesis of contemporary dance, ballet and flamenco,choreograph. by Mary- Ann Mottram, Laura Cameron and Alex le Maitre. The Ruby Celebration plays 40 years to the weekend that the JY…
Thu 14 Sep at 20h00: Swan Lake
Fri 15 Sep at 20h00: Swan Lake
Sat 16 Sep at 15h00: Swan Lake
Sat 16 Sep at 20h00: Swan Lake
Sun 17 Sep at 14h00: Swan Lake
Sun 17 Sep at 18h00: Swan Lake
Tue 19 Sep at 20h00: Swan Lake
Fri 22 Sep at 20h00: The Nutcracker
Sat 23 Sep at 15h00: The Nutcracker
Sat 23 Sep at 20h00: The Nutcracker
Sun 24 Sep at 14h00: The Nutcracker
Sun 24 Sep at 18…
Following on from a successful season of Cinderella in November last year, YDCT will bring the beautiful full length ballet, The Snow Maiden, a Russian tale of love and magic to the Opera Theatre this year. This timeless classic folktale is Russia`s equivalent to "The Nutcracker" and is full of wonderful winter-themed characters. The Show Maiden lives in the Frozen Forest with friends and Father F…
The Tshwane Youth Arts Festival, founded in 1994, is presented each year on the Opera Stage of the South African State Theatre and runs over a period of 5 weeks giving more than 220 schools in the greater Gauteng and surrounding Provinces the opportunity of participating. This Festival inspires children of diverse cultures to make a difference in their lives never to be forgotten. These children p…
Liane Lurie`s revival of the popular full length ballet, Don Quixote, captures the humour, Spanish flavour, and thrills of the original Cervantes masterpiece. With music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography after Petipa, Gorsky and Nureyev, Ms Lurie has incorporated all the traditionally- expected virtuoso pas de deux and solos, along with some unexpected surprises.
Glazunov Variations, a ballet by world-renowned choreographer, Ashley Killar, was seen for the first time last year, while Stairway to Paradise was created by Robin van Wyk to Gershwin`s music to herald in 2017 in style.
We also include the spectacular Diane & Acteon pas de deux - a challenge to any dancer - and Strauss`s Blue Danube.