Established in July 2012 Joburg Ballet (JB) is the country’s largest and most prestigious professional ballet company.

JB is a non-profit, Section 21 Company, proudly resident at the Joburg Theatre. The company consists of permanent and ad-hoc dancers skilled in both classical ballet and contemporary dance.

An extensive repertoire includes works by Petipa, Ivanov, Bovim, Maqoma, Paeper, Balanchine, Saint-Léon, Wubbe and others. An active performance schedule is maintained with two major seasons at the Joburg Theatre as well as promotional events, corporate entertainment, local and international tours.

In addition to the professional company, and under the auspices of JB, the following programs are managed:

- Development School in Alexandra, Tshwane, Madibatlou, Sophiatown, Melville, Soweto and – Braamfontein.
- An extra-curricular Ballet Academy for high school students
- A Graduate (apprenticeship) Program

Don Quixote, Celebration 7 & Gauteng Opera’s Double BillJoburg Theatre
Friday 28 August 19:30 Don Quixote
Saturday 29 August 15:00 Don Quixote
Saturday 29 August 20:00 Gauteng Opera’s Double Bill
Sunday 30 August 15:00 Don Quixote
Tuesday 1 September 11:00 Don Quixote
Friday 4 September 19:30 Celebration 7
Saturday 5 September 15:00 Don Quixote
Saturday 5 September 19:30 Celebration 7
Sunday 6 September 15:00 Don Quixote
Tuesday 8 September 11:00 Celebration 7
Thursday 10 September 20:00 Gauteng Opera’s Double Bill
Friday 11 September 19:30 Don Quixote
Saturday 12 September 15:00 Don Quixote
Saturday 12 September 19:30 Celebration 7
Sunday 13 September 15:00 Don Quixote




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