Cape Town City Ballet proudly presents the South African premiere of Mthuthuzeli November’s Olivier Award-winning…

INGOMA

AT ARTSCAPE

BOOKING NOW OPEN, 19 MAY – 5 JUNE

Commissioned by Cassa Pancho for Ballet Black in London, and choreographed by South African born November, INGOMA collected prestigious awards including the Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production as well as Best Dance Production at the Black British Theatre Awards following its premiere in 2019 at the Barbican Theatre and run at the Lindbury Theatre at the Royal Opera House.

Cape Town City Ballet proudly presents the South African premiere of Mthuthuzeli November’s Olivier Award-winning…

INGOMA

AT ARTSCAPE

BOOKING NOW OPEN,
19 MAY – 5 JUNE

Commissioned by Cassa Pancho for Ballet Black in London, and choreographed by South African born November, INGOMA collected prestigious awards including the Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production as well as Best Dance Production at the Black British Theatre Awards following its premiere in 2019 at the Barbican Theatre and run at the Lindbury Theatre at the Royal Opera House.

In juxtaposition to this powerful, visceral work, audiences will be able to enjoy the pastoral fantasy of LES SYLPHIDES, the quintessential romantic reverie with choreography by Mikhail Fokine set to the exquisite composition of Frederic Chopin. LES SYLPHIDES will be staged by British ballet luminary Lynn Wallis.

In juxtaposition to this powerful, visceral work, audiences will be able to enjoy the pastoral fantasy of LES SYLPHIDES, the quintessential romantic reverie with choreography by Mikhail Fokine set to the exquisite composition of Frederic Chopin. LES SYLPHIDES will be staged by British ballet luminary Lynn Wallis.

BACK ON STAGE AT ARTSCAPE

BOOKING NOW OPEN, 26 MAY – 5 JUNE

Due to the overwhelming response, CAPE TOWN CITY BALLET – BACK ON STAGE returns for four performances only. The programme features George Balanchine’s SERENADE and MOON BEHIND THE CLOUDS, a suite of works made during the time of Covid-19, by leading South African choreographers Veronica Paeper, Kirsten Isenberg, Yaseen Manuel, Lindy Raizenberg and Marlin Zoutman.

The performances in the Artscape Opera House will be strictly limited to 250 seats due to social distancing.

BACK ON STAGE AT ARTSCAPE

BOOKING NOW OPEN,
26 MAY – 5 JUNE

Due to the overwhelming response, CAPE TOWN CITY BALLET – BACK ON STAGE returns for four performances only. The programme features George Balanchine’s SERENADE and MOON BEHIND THE CLOUDS, a suite of works made during the time of Covid-19, by leading South African choreographers Veronica Paeper, Kirsten Isenberg, Yaseen Manuel, Lindy Raizenberg and Marlin Zoutman.

The performances in the Artscape Opera House will be strictly limited to 250 seats due to social distancing.

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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!

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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>

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>

CTCB launches online tutoring

The Cape Town City Ballet won’t let the COVID-19 pandemic throw them off balance in their quest to “reach for the stars.” The company has launched a project aimed at giving online tutoring to children from the Zolani Township in Ashton in the Boland. This in honour of former statesman, Nelson Mandela, and in response to a call made by South African born international dancer and choreographer, Mthuthuzeli November.

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