Slice of life: I’m a  ‘neguinho’  who is really good

'I don’t blame them, really, because doing ballet — especially for men — is not really part of our culture'

Dada Masilo: Moved by her body’s emotions

Masilo embodies her characters with a distinct theatricality and has been wowing audiences in Europe with her eclectic moves.

Les Nuits: Sensual ballet conjures Arabia

World-renowned French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj explores the splendour of that world with his new ballet, Les Nuits (The Nights).

Soweto girls step up to the challenge

The Joburg Ballet development programme would like to help young people find better things to do. Getting into the arts, for instance.

SA dance superstars in the making

Joburg Ballet's work on the transformation of the art form has started a conversation that is being heard far beyond the drapes of the red curtain.

Actress helps to bring fairy tales to life

Actress Carolyn Steyn is a patron of the Joburg Ballet.

DON’T MISS THIS: Joburg Ballet’s tightly knit cause

A knit-a-thon, produced by Joburg Ballet and 67 Blankets, will take place after the weekend's "Coppélia" show and aims to sew blankets for charity.

Mzansi Ballet retells Renaissance stories for SA

It may still have a small following, but one dance company is determined to bring ballet, with its roots in the Italian Renaissance, to urban SA.

Porn, pliés and pirouettes

Since Tamara Rojo's appoint­ment as artistic director of the English National Ballet, the former ballerina has proved a natural at working the media.

Pirouetting in step with the world

An R8-million grant leaves the dazzling South ­African Mzansi Ballet company dancing on air.

Deep read: From bullets to ballet

A Sierra Leone war orphan turned US ballerina, Michaela DePrince tells of being called a "devil child", prejudice in ballet, and her return to Africa.

Durban dance pick: September 10 2010

A sumptuous Indian dance-drama interpretation of <i>Swan Lake</i> cannot be missed.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs