Mzansi Productions and The South African Ballet Theatre present the first-ever production in South Africa of Le Corsaire

May 22, 2012

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Mzansi Productions and The South African Ballet Theatre present the first-ever production in South Africa of the great ballet classic Le Corsaire

A Ballet in two Acts

19 to 29 July 2012

two ballet dancers on stage

Malan/Weidemann in Le Corsaire

An exotic tale of love and adventure and a glittering showcase of virtuoso dancing in classical ballet’s grandest style, Le Corsaire brims with breath-taking spectacle, a treasure trove of some of the most legendary highlights in the entire ballet repertoire. Based on a poem by Lord Byron. Original choreography by Marius Petipa. Music by Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni, Leo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo, Prince Oldenbourg. New decor designed by Andrew Botha. Featuring the dancers of Mzansi Productions, The South African Ballet Theatre plus guest artists to be announced.

The Mandela at Joburg Theatre – book at the Joburg Theatre, or phone 0861 670 670.

Tickets: R50 to R320

  1.                Fri, July 20th @ 19h30
  2.                 Sat, July 21st @ 15h00
  3.              Sat, July 21st @ 19h30
  4.                Sun, July 22nd @ 15h00
  5.                 Tuesday, July 24th @ 11h00 School’s performance all tickets R50
  6.                 Thurs, July 26th @ 19h30
  7.                 Fri, July 27th @ 19h30
  8.                Sat, July 28th @ 15h00
  9.                 Sat, July 28th @ 19h30
  10.             Sun, July 29th @11h00
  11.              Sun, July 29th @ 15h00
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