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Joburg Ballet joins forces with major Chinese ballet company for new Swan Lake

Reciprocating Joburg Ballet’s visit to China for the Year of South Africa in China in 2014, 21 dancers from the Liaoning Ballet of China arrive in Johannesburg early in April to join forces with Joburg Ballet for the grandest production of Swan Lake yet seen in South Africa.

Swan Lake is presented by Joburg Ballet and the Liaoning Ballet of China, supported by SA’s Department of Arts and Culture, China’s Ministry of Culture and the Year of China in South Africa initiative.

The combination of Joburg Ballet, the Liaoning Ballet, guest stars from Cuba and the US as well as additional dancers appearing in this production brings together an impressive 80 dancers for Swan Lake.

The Liaoning Ballet of China, founded in 1980, is one of China’s major ballet companies, blending a strong classical technique and repertoire – including Swan Lake, Le Corsaire, … Read More »

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