The Baxter Theatre is renowned for presenting some of our country’s finest theatre, opera and dance. In their own words, they try to “reflect the cultures of all the people of South Africa on our stages and in our foyers and galleries”, which they certainly do! This vibrant and interactive hub is proud to present the return of the Imperial Russian Ballet to the fairest Cape.
The Imperial Russian Ballet, founded in 1994 by the legendary ballerina Maija Plisetzkaya, is a company made up of international ballet stars and trained and directed by famed teachers. They have toured every continent and are well known for their innovative style of dancing.
Last year, the Imperial Russian Ballet thrilled Capetonian audiences with their dazzling performances of the Nutcracker, which were sold out. This year, they’re back to wow us with their interpretations of Orff (the crashing Carmina Burana), Don Quixote (famed for its pas de deux) and the damned Faust by Gounod. There is even a rousing Can-Can surprise by Offenbach. This promises to be a tour de force of the Cape Dance scene and shouldn’t be missed!
Tickets can be booked through Computicket or at the Box Office. The show runs from the 4th to the 7th of July at 19h30. There are two matinee performances, on the 7th and 8th at 15h00.