Cape Town

Sat in the lap of Table Mountain and on the shores of the Atlantic, Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. African, Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers have all left their mark on the city, and all creeds and colours continue to share it to this day. With a po...

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Cape Town international dance festival

International dance festival features socially relevant contemporary works. 23 Nov-6 Dec. Dancers from seven countries and 12 dance companies perform at Cape Town's first international dance festiv...
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Glenda Jones with Cinnamon

After Glenda Jones' I am a Dance and Raw Silk she now presents Cinnamon at the Baxter Theatre. It is the story of a young girl's mythical journey into an imaginary world where wolves teach her to l...
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Baxter Theatre Dance Festival

Emerging and established South African choreographers and dance companies present their work. Over 30 companies, including some school groups, perform over the 10-day period. There are three sectio...
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John Neumeier's Spring and Fall debuts in South Africa

The Cape Town City Ballet will dance John Neumeier's Spring and Fall, which consists of three works, Spring and Fall, Vaslav and Le Sacre. It is the first time that it will be danced in South Africa....
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Blueprint Dance

The Darkroom Contemporary theatre company presents its new work Blueprint at City Hall. The work focuses on the link between theatre, dance, design and architecture and is one of the events in Cape To...
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Cape Town City Ballet celebrates 80 years

Three's Company celebrates Cape Town City Ballet's 80th anniversary. Cape Town City Ballet, Jazzart Dance Theatre and Cape Dance Company perform three choreographies by South Africans. Cape Town Ci...
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Crown of Russian Ballet

Masterpieces from the Crown of Russian Ballet's repertorie of Carmen, La Corsaire and Bolero. The premiere of the Crown of Russian Ballet, part of the Moscow Ballet, was in 2002. In ten years it ha...
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The Tin Soldier

A new ballet choreographed by Robin van Wyk, Cape Town City Ballet’s artistic director, based on the tale The Steadfast Tin soldier by Hans Christian Anderson and the music of Alexander Glazunov...
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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys is a multi award winning Broadway musical, which tells the true story of the front man Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, a group of unknown kids from New Jersey, who soon became internat...
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Belles of the Ballet

On Women’s Day, this special performance, entitled Belles of the Ballet, is performed by the corps of the Cape Town City Ballet. It pays tribute to ballerinas such as Camille, Carmen and Delilah...
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Cirque de la Symphonie

Cirque de la Symphonie is a new production, which brings the magic of the circus into music halls. The aim of this production is to adapt artistic performances, which are widely diffused around theatr...
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Stars of the Ballet Moscow

After the great success of the South African tour in 2011, Stars of the Ballet Moscow return to South Africa with a new tour, programmed by Yuri Vetrov, acclaimed and honoured Russian artist and forme...
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The Three Little Pigs at Baxter

16 Jan-9 Feb. This drama, entitled Three Little Pigs, is directed by the multi award winning artist Tara Notcutt and stars Rob van Vuuren, James Cairns and Albert Pretorius. This psychological and...
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I Don’t Work on Sundays

20 Nov 2012-12 Jan 2013. The Baxter Theatre stages a new show, entitled I Don
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Santa’s Story Show at the Fugard Theatre

29 August-9 September 2012. The Fugard Theatre hosts this one-woman show, entitled Santa’s Story, performed by the multi award-winning and internationally-acclaimed opera singer opera singer Avi...
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Boesman and Lena

5-29 September 2012. The play “Boesman and Lena” by the South African playwright, novelist, actor and director Athol Fugard, is directed by James Ngcobo and stars Quanita Adams, Elton Land...
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Worst of Both Worlds

24 July-4 August 2012. This theatre play, entitled Worst of Both Worlds, is written and directed by Bulelani Mabutyana and stars Thando Suselo, Lubabalo Nontwana. It tells the story of a young girl...
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Waiting for the Barbarians at Baxter

16 August-1 September 2012. The Baxter Theatre Centre and Mopo Productions present this South African classic drama play, entitled Waiting for the Barbarians. Written by the Nobel Prize winning J.M...
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Imperial Russian Ballet

4-8 July 2012. The Imperial Russian Ballet Company, directed by the artistic director Gediminas Taranda, performs its rich programme, which includes Carl Orff's Carmina Burana, Walpurgis Night, taken...
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I Am Dance

1–4 August 2012. On stage will be the talented dancers of the Afrika Ablaze Dance company, directed by the famous choreographer and dance teacher Glenda Jones. This event proposes five shows...