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Applauding our dancers

It feels like a long time ago but it was only at the beginning of March when some of our dancers competed in the Dance World Cup. They all looked beautiful, gave their very best on stage and did Russian School

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DisDANCING at Russian School of Ballet

During the social distancing and lockdown times, the Russian School of Ballet continues offering classes online. A big Thank You to all the parents for their support in getting the online classes working. Your continued feedback is most appreciated. And

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10 tips for training at home

At the Russian School of Ballet – as tricky as it has been to adapt to small and sometimes awkward home spaces – our students have made significant progress in these past 6 weeks.

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Russian School of Ballet presents The Golden Key

PARKHURST, JOHANNESBURG (October 3, 2019) – The Russian School of Ballet presents its new ballet – The Golden Key or The Adventures of Buratino in November, 2019 at the Roodepoort Main Theatre. Ballet dancers will delight audiences with Russian-inspired classical

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Dance World Cup 1st place 2017

On Point to Russia

We are very proud of and happy for our Level 4 students, Dane Visagie and Talisa Pillay. They got accepted to the Moscow University, and will be studying in the Choreography departement. Living and studying in the Russian capital –

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The theme for RSB new ballet unveiled

Who is Buratino? Buratino is the main character of the book The Golden Key, or the Adventures of Buratino (1936) by famous Russian writer Aleksey Tolstoy. The story is based on the 1883 Italian novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by

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Ballet…more than a dance

Review by Jacky Hattingh (Biokineticist | Functional Medicine practitioner | “Ballerina”) Life without ballet would be ‘pointeless’ The Russian School of Ballet is close to my heart for several reasons. I love ballet…I was fortunate enough to do ballet from

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Natasha_van_der_Merwe_at_the_Russian_School_of_Ballet

A glance into dance industry

At RSB we approach training holistically to ensure that our students are fully equipped to pursue a career in dance.  An important part of this training is mental preparation to overcome the obstacles that may face in pursuing career opportunities

Read More »
Adults_Ballet_Classes_Russian_School_of_ballet

Classical Russian Ballet classes for adults

YOUR BEST BALLET MOVES ARE UNFOLDING Classical Russian ballet has a distinct magical charm that works wonders on children and adults, alike. The sensational moves that attract the audience, conquer their hearts and sometimes leave a slight bitterness in the

Read More »
Russian School of Ballet performance

Dancing takes her to Russia

Jade Brummer, who recently obtained 1st place for Ballet Solo at the Dance World Cup, is getting ready to perform in St.Petersburg, Russia. Here is an article about her journey, published by Northcliff Melville Times.

Read More »
RSB Pre-Professional Division

Dance shops in the area

Looking for a dance shop to buy ballet clothes for your dancer? Here is a list of shops that our families use: Shaftesbury Avenue Dance and Theatre Accessories Highly recommended for purchasing point shoes, especially if it’s for a young

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Flower_Waltz_1st_place_DanceWorldCupSA

Dance World Cup success!

Congratulations to our talented, hard-working students! We are very proud of all our dancers – great results at the Dance World Cup qualifiers this year! Congratulations on all your performances and achievements! 1st place for Large Group Ballet. All together

Read More »

Winter Intensives 2018

Winter Camp (9-11yrs) Join us for an exciting adventure into the world of ballet, with daily classes in ballet technique, choreography, ballet history, acting, lessons in nutrition and crafts. • Ballet Technique• Contemporary• Ballet History• Health&Nutrition• Ballet Conditioning/Stretching• Acting in

Read More »
Russian School of Ballet New registrations

New student registration 2018

Registration for the 2018 is now open to new students, and will be accepted as long as space is available in a class. Find out more about classes offered at Russian School of Ballet. Send us a request for more

Read More »
RSB examinations 2017

Examination Results 2017

CONGRATULATIONS CONGRATULATIONS…..to all our students who participated in the ballet examinations. We are so proud of all of you! Your hard work and dedication paid off with outstanding results on all levels. For those who feel they could have done

Read More »

Dance Camp 9-13, January 2018 (9-12 yrs old)

FACILITATED BY THE HIGHLY RESPECTED ELENA KUKSEVA Do not miss out on the opportunity to learn from a seasoned and highly acclaimed ballet mistress from St. Petersburg, Russia! In addition to the daily ballet class students will learn invaluable lessons

Read More »
Alexei Ilin - Guest teacher at the Russian School of Ballet

Alexei Ilin joining us at our Winter Intensive

Our second teacher for Winter Intensive is Alexei Ilin, an internationally known ballet teacher and ballet master. He has over 20 years of professional dance experience and 17 years of teaching. Alexei received his professional ballet training at the renowned

Read More »
Contemporary choreography

Dance World Cup 2017

Day 1 All our participants qualified to go to the finals. Congratulations to all the dancers! Our youngest participants got:2nd place with ballet Birthday Present3rd place with ballet Petty Dollies4th place with ballet Polka2nd place with contemporary Collibri and Magic

Read More »
Jazz Classes at the Russian School Of Ballet

Dans In Jou Taal

23 and 29 October, RSB Competition Teams are taking part in the first televised dance competition for dance schools across South Africa. “Dans in Jou Taal” will be broadcasted during “Kooptydgleuwe” on “kykNET nou” (Channel 146) and “kykNET en kie”

Read More »

Applauding our dancers

It feels like a long time ago but it was only at the beginning of March when some of our dancers competed in the Dance World Cup. They all looked beautiful, gave their very best on stage and did Russian School

Read More »

DisDANCING at Russian School of Ballet

During the social distancing and lockdown times, the Russian School of Ballet continues offering classes online. A big Thank You to all the parents for their support in getting the online classes working. Your continued feedback is most appreciated. And

Read More »

10 tips for training at home

At the Russian School of Ballet – as tricky as it has been to adapt to small and sometimes awkward home spaces – our students have made significant progress in these past 6 weeks.

Read More »

Russian School of Ballet presents The Golden Key

PARKHURST, JOHANNESBURG (October 3, 2019) – The Russian School of Ballet presents its new ballet – The Golden Key or The Adventures of Buratino in November, 2019 at the Roodepoort Main Theatre. Ballet dancers will delight audiences with Russian-inspired classical

Read More »
Dance World Cup 1st place 2017

On Point to Russia

We are very proud of and happy for our Level 4 students, Dane Visagie and Talisa Pillay. They got accepted to the Moscow University, and will be studying in the Choreography departement. Living and studying in the Russian capital –

Read More »

The theme for RSB new ballet unveiled

Who is Buratino? Buratino is the main character of the book The Golden Key, or the Adventures of Buratino (1936) by famous Russian writer Aleksey Tolstoy. The story is based on the 1883 Italian novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by

Read More »

Ballet…more than a dance

Review by Jacky Hattingh (Biokineticist | Functional Medicine practitioner | “Ballerina”) Life without ballet would be ‘pointeless’ The Russian School of Ballet is close to my heart for several reasons. I love ballet…I was fortunate enough to do ballet from

Read More »
Natasha_van_der_Merwe_at_the_Russian_School_of_Ballet

A glance into dance industry

At RSB we approach training holistically to ensure that our students are fully equipped to pursue a career in dance.  An important part of this training is mental preparation to overcome the obstacles that may face in pursuing career opportunities

Read More »
Adults_Ballet_Classes_Russian_School_of_ballet

Classical Russian Ballet classes for adults

YOUR BEST BALLET MOVES ARE UNFOLDING Classical Russian ballet has a distinct magical charm that works wonders on children and adults, alike. The sensational moves that attract the audience, conquer their hearts and sometimes leave a slight bitterness in the

Read More »
Russian School of Ballet performance

Dancing takes her to Russia

Jade Brummer, who recently obtained 1st place for Ballet Solo at the Dance World Cup, is getting ready to perform in St.Petersburg, Russia. Here is an article about her journey, published by Northcliff Melville Times.

Read More »
RSB Pre-Professional Division

Dance shops in the area

Looking for a dance shop to buy ballet clothes for your dancer? Here is a list of shops that our families use: Shaftesbury Avenue Dance and Theatre Accessories Highly recommended for purchasing point shoes, especially if it’s for a young

Read More »
Flower_Waltz_1st_place_DanceWorldCupSA

Dance World Cup success!

Congratulations to our talented, hard-working students! We are very proud of all our dancers – great results at the Dance World Cup qualifiers this year! Congratulations on all your performances and achievements! 1st place for Large Group Ballet. All together

Read More »

Winter Intensives 2018

Winter Camp (9-11yrs) Join us for an exciting adventure into the world of ballet, with daily classes in ballet technique, choreography, ballet history, acting, lessons in nutrition and crafts. • Ballet Technique• Contemporary• Ballet History• Health&Nutrition• Ballet Conditioning/Stretching• Acting in

Read More »
Russian School of Ballet New registrations

New student registration 2018

Registration for the 2018 is now open to new students, and will be accepted as long as space is available in a class. Find out more about classes offered at Russian School of Ballet. Send us a request for more

Read More »
RSB examinations 2017

Examination Results 2017

CONGRATULATIONS CONGRATULATIONS…..to all our students who participated in the ballet examinations. We are so proud of all of you! Your hard work and dedication paid off with outstanding results on all levels. For those who feel they could have done

Read More »

Dance Camp 9-13, January 2018 (9-12 yrs old)

FACILITATED BY THE HIGHLY RESPECTED ELENA KUKSEVA Do not miss out on the opportunity to learn from a seasoned and highly acclaimed ballet mistress from St. Petersburg, Russia! In addition to the daily ballet class students will learn invaluable lessons

Read More »
Alexei Ilin - Guest teacher at the Russian School of Ballet

Alexei Ilin joining us at our Winter Intensive

Our second teacher for Winter Intensive is Alexei Ilin, an internationally known ballet teacher and ballet master. He has over 20 years of professional dance experience and 17 years of teaching. Alexei received his professional ballet training at the renowned

Read More »
Contemporary choreography

Dance World Cup 2017

Day 1 All our participants qualified to go to the finals. Congratulations to all the dancers! Our youngest participants got:2nd place with ballet Birthday Present3rd place with ballet Petty Dollies4th place with ballet Polka2nd place with contemporary Collibri and Magic

Read More »
Jazz Classes at the Russian School Of Ballet

Dans In Jou Taal

23 and 29 October, RSB Competition Teams are taking part in the first televised dance competition for dance schools across South Africa. “Dans in Jou Taal” will be broadcasted during “Kooptydgleuwe” on “kykNET nou” (Channel 146) and “kykNET en kie”

Read More »