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Monday, August 30, 2010


Talk by Dirk Badenhorst on September 9.

Dirk Badenhorst directs Mzansi Productions, a professional dance company, as well as outreach, International Exchange Programs in the field of ballet and dance. He is also the CEO of the Prestigious Bi-Annual Cape Town International Ballet Competition.

He will hold a meeting in Durban for all interested parties to look into the possibility of establishing a more permanent presence for classical ballet in the city of Durban and the province of KwaZulu-Natal. He would like to discuss the idea of bringing his dance company down to Durban twice a year to give students the opportunity to perform with Mzansi and take the advantage of learning all they can in their dance genre from this exposure.

This meeting serves to gauge the interest and to get feed-back from all those in the dance community and establish a working committee drawn from the ballet community as well as the business, supporters and audience, and marketing sectors.

The talk will take place on September 9 at Spiga Dora, 200 Florida Road, Durban at 18h30. Those wishing to attend the meeting should RSVP to 031 303 8737 or email: