THE Dance Trust of Zimbabwe’s National Ballet will be mounting its popular annual show, Stars of Tomorrow, during November.
The show will run at Reps Theatre in Harare from November 8 to 11, featuring a production that give
s all dancers under the age of 17 a chance to perform.
“Dancers need to perform. If they do not, it is like soccer players going to practice all year and never playing in a match,” said Eve Stranix, who chairs the National Ballet.
Performances will start each night at 6:30pm, with a special matinee on Saturday November 11 at 2:30pm. Tickets will be $2 000 for adults and $1 000 for children and pensioners. Booking is open at The Spotlight.
Participating studios include those run by Eileen Fleet, Faye Jackson, Margan Bower and Vanessa Lewis with ballroom dancing, Indian dancing, gymnastics by two performers from Cheryl Muchatuta’s school and hip-hop, on Friday and Saturday only, from Naidene Elsmore-Cary.
“This is a varied programme ranging from fantasy to African beat and from disco to a whole host of different styles to keep audience members’ feet tapping.The Junior National Ballet will be performing an item choreographed by Angela Klassen, who is a dancing member of the Senior National Ballet Company and a dancing teacher,” said Stranix. — Own Correspondent.