18 MARCH – 9 APRIL 2022

international Guest artists

A romantic story of innocent love and betrayal portrayed in two acts. The duality of the body and spirit, evocation of the supernatural, and the tale of undying love and devotion endears this quintessentially romantic ballet to a universal audience.

The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra appears at select performances.

18 MARCH – 9 APRIL 2022

INTERNATIONAL GUEST ARTISTS

A romantic story of innocent love and betrayal portrayed in two acts. The duality of the body and spirit, evocation of the supernatural, and the tale of undying love and devotion endears this quintessentially romantic ballet to a universal audience.

The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra appears at select performances.

Join Cape Town City Ballet for Maina Gielgud’s GISELLE

International guest artists Vadim Muntagirov (Principal of The Royal Ballet), Tatiana Melnik (Principal at Hungarian National Ballet) and Brandon Lawrence (Principal at Birmingham Royal Ballet) join the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Brandon Phillips, alongside the dancers of Cape Town City Ballet at select performances.

It is fitting that we are able to mark the start of a new, post-pandemic era by bringing international guest artists to Cape Town,” says Debbie Turner, CEO of Cape Town City Ballet. “We are honoured to once again be presenting some of the world’s best ballet dancers on the local stage.”

We are especially delighted to welcome back Vadim and Tatiana, as well as hosting Brandon Lawrence for the first time performing with Cape Town City Ballet. He will partner with our very own Léane Theunissen, who audiences have recently enjoyed watching in Veronica Paeper’s Carmen and A Christmas Carol – The Story of Scrooge.” Read full article >>

Seating remains strictly limited due to social distancing and government regulations. All Covid-19 regulations will be in place including social distancing and wearing of masks throughout.

Cape Town production doyen, Charles Petersen has announced his retirement after serving 47 years as a production manager. Petersen joined then Cape Performing Arts Board (CAPAB) in 1974 as a stage-hand and worked his way up to becoming the production manager. He has worked on numerous productions including; Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Carmen, and a Christmas Carol – The Story of Scrooge during this time, first with CAPAB and then Cape Town City Ballet. Artscape CEO Marlene le Roux said the production team would always refer to his work and his retirement would bring a huge gap. “Charles has been instrumental in my growth since I joined Artscape all those years ago in the late 1990s… Full article here>>

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