Carlani Dance Studio presented Paquita at Atterbury Theatre on 4 and 5 September. The principle roles were performed by Stephani Crous and Renier Cilliers.
Ballet is known to refine balance, flexibility and core strength and the health benefits of dance, especially ballet, are well documented, but what motivates a grandmother from Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal, to put on her pointe shoes again after forty years? Once … Continued
On Saturday, 1 November 2014, Colleen Boote gave a Major Ballet Workshop at the Hexagon Theatre for dancers from Pietermaritzburg, the Bluff, Warner Beach and Uvongo. The twenty dancers were helped and challenged to improve through Mrs. Boote’s enthusiastic and … Continued
Why anatomy? Generations of teachers have successfully taught dance with no anatomical knowledge at all. However in the last 10 to 15 years or so advances in dance medicine and science has resulted in significant approaches to traditional dance training. … Continued
On 20 and 21 February, over a hundred ballet teachers from across South Africa gathered at Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate, Kempton Park, Johannesburg for the annual Dance Academy of South Africa Convention. Presented by the DASA directors, each ballet … Continued
Bronwyn Fulton and her 10 male students had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the Jo’burg Ballet Company and attend an adult men’s ballet class. “I have been so proud of the boys for their constant enthusiasm at every lesson that … Continued