Coppelia 2018

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Dancers from Sharon and Rochelle Vijoen performed a beautiful Coppelia in June at the South African State Theatre. DASA students from ages 4-16 formed part of the performances. One of the dancers who has danced with Sharon from the age … Continued

The Nutcracker 2018

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Elana Burger Dance School performed Tchaikovsky’s the Nutcracker in July this year. With four performances and many hours of dress rehearsals it was a good opportunity for the children to learn about commitment, theatre etiquette and team work, while having … Continued

New Grade 3

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A beautiful and exciting new Grade 3 will be launched in 2019. This would not be possible without a lot of hard work from Lesta Erasmus, Dawn Gemmell, Debbie Groenewald, Nina Hamlett, Irene Webber, Ronel Zeelie, Michelle van Rooyen, Vikki … Continued

World Dance Masters in Croatia 2018

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DASA is very proud of Grethe Deminey and Rain Hyde, who did exceptionally well at this year’s World Dance Masters in Croatia, from 20 to 28 May 2018. Results were as follows: Classical Duet: Gold Folk Duet: Silver Classical Solo: … Continued

Well Done Armand!

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Congratulations to Armand van der Merwe, who matriculated at National School of the Arts in 2017, he passed his audition to train and dance for Cape Town City Ballet. Armand has also danced for the Johannesburg Youth Ballet Company as … Continued

District Workshops 2018

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JOHANNESBURG DISTRICT WORKSHOP Held at the National School of the Arts in Braamfontein on 14 April and conducted by Vida Deminey. The workshop was very informative and the Intermediate Foundation class was very well attended. KZN DISTRICT WORKSHOP The KZN … Continued

Tribute to Ms Lorna Haupt

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  At the 2018 DASA Convention held at Studio and Theatre at Dance de ‘Art in Hatfield, Pretoria, the Dance Academy of South Africa thanked the amazing Lorna Haupt for her continued support. “We appreciate and honour you!” Music Credit: … Continued