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Joburg Ballet’s Studio Soirées Close the Year

Joburg Ballet closes its highly successful 2016 performance calendar with a season of weekend Soirées in the company’s beautiful studios at Joburg Theatre from 19 November to 4 December.

Following acclaimed performances of Giselle, Romeo and Juliet and Cinderella, the Studio Soirées – which were launched last year – showcase Joburg Ballet’s dancers in well-known and less familiar highlights from the classics, as well as newly commissioned work.

This year, the Soirées also include appearances by South Africa’s internationally applauded guitar duo, CH2, at four of the six performances, playing for new works being choreographed by Joburg Ballet’s artistic director Iain MacDonald.

The Studio Soirées programme includes Joburg Ballet’s first performances of the classical Esmeralda Pas de Deux and the Russian version of the sparkling pas de deux from La Fille mal gardée.

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