WELCOME TO JOBURG BALLET

Established in July 2012 Joburg Ballet (JB) is the country’s largest and most prestigious professional ballet company.

JB is a non-profit, Section 21 Company, proudly resident at the Joburg Theatre. The company consists of permanent and ad-hoc dancers skilled in both classical ballet and contemporary dance.

An extensive repertoire includes works by Petipa, Ivanov, Bovim, Maqoma, Paeper, Balanchine, Saint-Léon, Wubbe and others. An active performance schedule is maintained with two major seasons at the Joburg Theatre as well as promotional events, corporate entertainment, local and international tours.

In addition to the professional company, and under the auspices of JB, the following programs are managed:

- Development School in Alexandra, Soweto and Braamfontein / Hillbrow.
- An extra-curricular Ballet Academy for high school students
- A Graduate (apprenticeship) Program

 

LATEST NEWS

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Revised Casting Announced for Cinderella

Joburg Ballet’s Sumptuous Cinderella Returns Revised Casting Announced for Title Roles Guest Artist Owen Thorne... Read More »
 
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Rags to Riches Fundraising Gala on 6 October

The South African Ballet Theatre Trust in association with Joburg Ballet... Read More »

 
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Esther Nasser Named New Joburg Ballet CEO

Acting Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Joburg Ballet, James Campbell, has... Read More »