Always a Ballet Dancer

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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


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Gail Hattingh from Somerset West, presented, Fantasia, with a cast of 100 at the local Playhouse theatre from 17th October to 1st November. Dancers ranged from 4 to 40 years!! Lovely costumes and a stunning set.

Flying High

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Kristof Skhosane, who was trained by Mariette Kloppers and Elaine Steffanou, was accepted as a graduate by Joburg Ballet. He received distinction in all his RAD and DASA examinations. Well done Kristof!

DASA Convention 2015

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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