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International ballet stars headline Swan Lake this weekend

Cuban prima ballerina Viengsay Valdés and US ballet superstar Brooklyn Mack take the stage on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon in Joburg Ballet’s acclaimed new production of Swan Lake at the Joburg Theatre.

With just two appearances in the leading roles of this ultimate ballet classic, the performances of Ms Valdés and Mr Mack offer South African audiences the rare opportunity to watch two of the most exciting dancers now before the international public. The combination of the Cuban ballerina’s seductive artistry and brilliant technique and the US star’s grandly-scaled virtuosity are set to ignite the stage and bring Johannesburg audiences to their feet.

Widely acclaimed as one of today’s leading ballerinas, Viengsay Valdés, who has performed in the major international ballet centres both as a guest artist and as prima ballerina of the National Ballet of Cuba, is making her Joburg … Read More »

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