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					JOBURG SUN (Roodepoort East) Thursday, 31 July 2008, p. 12

SA
proud Builder June hosted recipient
of

Ballet
of

helps
African Fiona Ballet
said

build
South Africans The South
-

a
has

nation
seen
in

The South African BaLlet Theatre was the the
on

2007

Nation was
in

ceremony. The South Theatres co-Director Ms
The South African

we

firmLy believe that the BaLlet Theatre
a

Budd

Don

Quixote
(July 2-5)

on

the

main
in

arts are the soul of a Nation.

the Year

Award

Saturday, 21 African PetroSA.
as

2008.
by

The

gLittering event South the
as

ProudLy

Theatre is greatly honoured to have been chosen to receive this award and we celebrate it as a
Ballet reflection SAB1
of
of

African
itseLf arts as

programme at Grahamstown
seen
in

the NationaL Arts Festival

and can soon be

estabLished

Leader
in

in

the

performing
years,
has

arena

and

just

seven The
in

conjunction with
Trade and Industry Minister Mkhize. The been Africa South
a

Department
as

of
In

the

personal

welL

and passion of each

and every

commitment member of

become

the countrys Largest
at

professionaL baLLet company. Based

attendance were dignitaries such
of

the

Trade and Industry Mr Mandisi
Dr

whether a student or teacher at one the Outreach Programmes, the SABI

FNBs baLLet La Traviata-the September 7 2008) at the Johannesburg CivitTheatre. Both productions are accompanied by
(August
16fuLL orchestra. To

Johannesburg

Mpahlwa,

Popo

MoLefe

and

Mr

Sipho

Ballet Schools and Ballet
of

Academy
of

or part

the wonderful behind-the-scenes staff

African
of

BaLlet Theafre has the ProudLy and South was 2005

or world-c lass ballet
is

dancers

SABT. SABT
is

member
famiLy

not only Proudly South African but

also Like

since

Passionately South African! We
to

would

recognised as an important contributor promotion of South African to the
innovation,
quaLity,

dedicate

this
in

award

to

our fellow arts

organisatibns

South Africa, who struggle

empLoyment
at

and the

against the same financial and operational odds as we do, to bring their art forms
to all

economic

development

Braamfontein, it 61 empLoyees from dancers to teachers and administrative staff. The South African Ballet Theatre aLso runs two SABT SchooLs (in Pretoria and Johannesburg) as weLL as (in Soweto, five Outreach programmes Eersterus and KatLehong, MameLodi, dancers are ALexandra) where young exposed to the magic of classicaL ballet. was The South African BaLLet Theatre

Civic Theatre employs a totaL of

reserve tickets, pLease
on

contact

Mr

Moagi

(011) 877-6898 or

adminfisabaLLettheatre.co

Photo: Dancers from the Theatre Outreach, School and programmes at their annual concert at the SA State

SA

Ballet end

Academy
year

Theatre.
-

Photographer:Susanne
Bergh.

Holbaeck


				
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