Ballet in Soweto

2eda77d95fdd435b909c237a343ca6f1The South African International Ballet Competition launched the Training Teachers in the Townships programme at one of the classrooms in Thesele Secondary School in White City Jabavu, Soweto. This programme was initiated by former Joburg Ballet chief executive Dirk Badenhorst to train and empower teachers in townships on how to coach dancers in classical ballet using the Cuban method. The idea is that the teachers will go on to start their own ballet school in a township…..more

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