WELCOME TO JOBURG BALLET

Established in July 2012 Joburg Ballet (JB) is the country’s largest and most prestigious professional ballet company.

JB is a non-profit, Section 21 Company, proudly resident at the Joburg Theatre. The company consists of permanent and ad-hoc dancers skilled in both classical ballet and contemporary dance.

An extensive repertoire includes works by Petipa, Ivanov, Bovim, Maqoma, Paeper, Balanchine, Saint-Léon, Wubbe and others. An active performance schedule is maintained with two major seasons at the Joburg Theatre as well as promotional events, corporate entertainment, local and international tours.

In addition to the professional company, and under the auspices of JB, the following programs are managed:

- Development School in Alexandra, Tshwane, Madibatlou, Sophiatown, Melville, Soweto and – Braamfontein.
- An extra-curricular Ballet Academy for high school students
- A Graduate (apprenticeship) Program

 

 

LATEST NEWS

CONTINENTALNUTsml

Casting announced for Joburg Ballet’s The Nutcracker Re-Imagined

For its re-imagined Nutcracker at the Joburg Theatre this month, Joburg Ballet has... Read More »

 
La Bayadere 1

World-class ballet in your backyard

CELEBRATING heritage month, Artscape Theatre is presenting a festival of productions which commemorate... Read More »

 
CONTINENTALNUTsml

Ballet awards on opening night of The Nutcracker Re-Imagined

The opening night of Joburg Ballet’s new production of The Nutcracker Re-Imagined... Read More »