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Media Release: Johannesburg Youth Ballet 2018 Auditions

The JYB will be holding auditions for its 2018 Company on Sunday 4th February 2018 at the National School of the Arts from 09:00 to 13:30. Details as follows:- 09:00 >  Junior dancers registration 09:30 – 11:00 > Junior Audition Class 11:00 > Senior dancers registration 11:30 – 13:30 > Seniors Audition Class Requirements:- Junior dancers must be a minimum of 12 years old and…

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Media Release: Johannesburg Youth Ballet 2017 Auditions

The JYB will hold auditions for its 2017 Ruby Anniversary Company on Saturday 28 January 2017 at the National School of the Arts from 13:30 to 16:00. Details as follows:- 13:00 >  Junior dancers registration 13:30 – 14:45 > Juniors class 14:00 > Senior dancers registration 14:45 – 16:15 > Seniors class Requirements:- Junior dancers must be a minimum of 12 years old and at…

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Media Release: The Ballet group that broke down racial barriers

The Johannesburg Youth Ballet’s 40th Anniversary Gala season will be celebrated in style at The Mandela, Joburg Theatre from 14 October to 16 October with Mark Hawkins’ delightfully zany version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream& Other Ballets. As the Johannesburg Youth Ballet stands poised on the eve of a year – long 40th anniversary celebration, it is only right to reflect on the vision of…

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Media Release: The Johannesburg Youth Ballet celebrates 40 Years (1976 – 2016)

The Johannesburg Youth Ballet’s 40th Anniversary Gala season will be celebrated in style at The Mandela, Joburg Theatre from 14 October to 16 October with A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Other Ballets. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, choreographed by Mark Hawkins, is given expansive wings by his delightfully zany ’re-imagining’ of the Shakespearean comedy and his skilful choreography, and is further enhanced by the lighting design…

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Media Release: The Johannesburg Youth Ballet is turning 40!

The Johannesburg Youth Ballet is turning 40 and is reaching out to all JYB alumni to share in this milestone celebration! Since 1976 well over 1 800 young dancers from the greater Johannesburg area have been members of the Johannesburg Youth Ballet or the JYB, as it is fondly known. It is only appropriate that all who have had an association with this pioneering youth…