Tag Archives: Nik Sakellarides

Nutcracker and My Cup of Tea Ballet Awards

Dickens begins his novel, Tale of Two Cities, with β€œIt was the best of times, it was the worst of times …” That’s what this year has been like for ballet in Johannesburg. In order to survive the two ballet … Continue reading

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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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