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




Joburg Ballet’s Studio Soirées Close the Year

Joburg Ballet closes its highly successful 2016 performance calendar with a season of... Read More »


Revised Casting Announced for Cinderella

Joburg Ballet’s Sumptuous Cinderella Returns Revised Casting Announced for Title Roles Guest Artist Owen Thorne... Read More »

Rags to Riches Fundraising Gala on 6 October

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