Monthly Archives: February 2017

Joburg Ballet’s prima ballerina announces final performances in April

Joburg Ballet’s prima ballerina Burnise Silvius has announced that she will be retiring from the stage at the end of the upcoming season of La Traviata – The Ballet at Joburg Theatre. Her final performance takes place on Sunday 9 April, preceded by performances on Saturday 1 April and Saturday 8 April, all at 3.00pm. She will dance the tragic heroine Camille, partnered by guest artist Juan Ledo from the Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, in the role of Armand. Joburg Ballet artistic director Iain MacDonald makes a rare return to the stage during the season in the character role of Germont.

The 10-performance season of La Traviata – The Ballet runs from Friday 31 March to Sunday 9 April. In addition to Silvius and Ledo, dancers sharing the roles of Camille and Armand are

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