THREE DANCES

6 – 13 NOVEMBER 2021

Cape Town City Ballet leaps into Spring with a vibrant new programme that will put a spring in your step. The season will be presented at the Artscape Opera House from 6 until 13 November.

ALCHEMY – THREE DANCES honours three of the world’s most celebrated male choreographers, and includes the South African premiere of Robert North’s internationally acclaimed TROY GAME, as well as George Balanchine’s exquisite CONCERTO BAROCCO and Jiří Kylián’s arresting FALLING ANGELS.  This presentation marks the first time a Kylián work has been staged on a South African company.

THREE DANCES

6 – 13 NOVEMBER 2021

Cape Town City Ballet leaps into Spring with a vibrant new programme that will put a spring in your step. ALCHEMY – THREE DANCES honours three of the world’s most celebrated male choreographers, and includes the South African premiere of Robert North’s internationally acclaimed TROY GAME, as well as George Balanchine’s exquisite CONCERTO BAROCCO and Jiří Kylián’s arresting FALLING ANGELS.  This presentation marks the first time a Kylián work has been staged on a South African company.

Cape Town City Ballet is open for auditions on 9 October at 14:30pm for the child characters in the production, A Christmas Carol – The Story of Scrooge. Open to all children between the ages of 7 and 12 years who study classical ballet. Please pre-register at admin@capetowncityballet.org.za. Only 24 places need to be filled.

We look forward to receiving your online application.

Cape Town City Ballet is holding online auditions for classically trained male and female dancers. Open to all nationalities. Short-term contracts are available for multiple seasons (including Swan Lake) from August 2021 – April 2022. Please send full CV, headshot, dance shots and recent footage to dturner@capetowncityballet.org.za

We look forward to receiving your online application.

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Trailer: Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater

This collaboration between Cape Town Opera, Camerata Tinta Barocca and Cape Town City Ballet provides an emotional and artistic response to the COVID-19 pandemic, conceptualised specifically for filming and digital dissemination. Bookings open!

BOOK HERE: tickets.computicket.com 

Trailer: I do wander everywhere Film

In celebration of Garden Day on the 11 October, the dancers of Cape Town City Ballet bring imagination to life in the beautiful setting of The Norval Foundation’s Sculpture garden with wearable paintings by Gabrielle Kruger, courtesy of SMAC.

View this short, mythical film for free on artsfundi.com and support other artistic collaborations on the site. View full trailer here>

Trailer: Norval Foundation collab

In a world first, a captivating new short dance film created by Cape Town City Ballet and Norval Foundation honours the work of internationally acclaimed artist William Kentridge. 

In an imaginative marrying of ballet and sculpture, the online film is inspired by and set against a stage of Kentridge’s Why Should I Hesitate: Sculpture exhibition. Full press release here>

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To delight anew our loyal supporters To inspire new audiences to love ballet To nurture and grow our young talent

         

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