Tag Archives: Mark Hawkins

I spied with my little eye … in August 2012

A review of the past month in the performing arts, Gauteng (August 2012). The world of classical music brought some interesting treats – the SAMRO Overseas Scholarship Competition which was won by Avigail Bushakevitz, an organ concert on the new … 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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Dance Umbrella: Dirty Laundry

A dance work which will delight those who have ever done laundry, literally or figuratively. Dirty Laundry, choreographed by Mark Hawkins, is conceived as a bit of frivolous fun. It is a spoof on how seriously many of us in … Continue reading

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So will 2012 be a happy year for Gauteng’s arts?

If I could sing the Abba version of Happy New Year, the sentimental version of Old Lang Syne …  I would, just to celebrate my new blog and, I suppose, the new year.  But you really don’t want to hear … Continue reading

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