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Hansel and Gretel reprises last year’s success

Youth Ballet Companies rarely, if ever, get to perform the same ballet two years in a row. Hansel and Gretel, composed by Nik Sakellarides and choreographed by Mark Hawkins for the 2012 season was such a success that the Johannesburg … Continue reading

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World Premiere of Hansel and Gretel, the ballet

What excitement there is in Johannesburg at the moment. A brand new ballet, Hansel and Gretel, commissioned for the Johannesburg Youth Ballet, choreographed by Mark Hawkins to a new commissioned score by Nik Sakellarides had its international premiere on Thursday … Continue reading

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