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Thursday, November 24, 2011


The Cecchetti Society of Southern Africa is to hold a national Summer School, with an international guest teaching faculty at Hilton College from December 4 to 10, 2011. The event features the Classical Ballet Bursary Award Competition and Gala Performance.

Delegates from all over Southern Africa (including Zimbabwe) will attend to learn more about ballet and dance during the week. The focus is on improving and perfecting various techniques and the students participating will also learn variations and repertoire from classical ballets.

The prestigious Cyril Beaumont Bursary Award Competition finals will be held on December 9 with the Summer School student Gala Performance taking place at the end of the week on December 10.

Both performances are open to the public and will take place at Hilton College Theatre at 20h00. Tickets R50 obtainable at the door. For more information contact 033 383 0126/0127.