Joburg Ballet treats Botswana to spectacular ballet moves

Joburg Ballet
Joburg Ballet

Lights, costumes, music, technique, exceptional coordination and agility were all what the Joburg Ballet displayed during their performance at Maitisong Amphitheatre on Monday. The ensemble’s coordination was breathtaking and spectacular.

The ballet group delighted the audience with various ballet pieces such as la Bayadere, Gamzatti’s Variation, the spectacular solo variation for the character of Gamzatti, Rajah’s daughter.  Kitty Phetla showcased ballet moves by German composer Carl Orff in ‘Carmina Burana’.

The crew also treated the audience to beautiful African fusion ballet moves from Kopano. The rhythm and blend of South African music in ballet successfully achieved greater cultural diversity and understanding when reflecting the SA demographics to the audience who seemed satisfied with the act.

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