PANDORA’S SHOWCASE - Hope Realised.
WHAT IT IS
A showcase in aid of raising funds for Joburg Ballet, Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children and Kitty and Puppy Haven, the performers at this event will be the beginner and intermediate dancers of Joburg Ballet’s adult ballet classes and will feature guest performances by three of Joburg Ballet’s professional dancers – Ivan Domiciano, Alice le Roux and Sarah Miller. After each performance, various raffles and auctions will take place with items such as artwork, wine, books, dance skirts, etc.
All proceeds will be split between Joburg Ballet, Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children, and Kitty and Puppy Haven.
Domus Dei Randburg Church Hall, 28 Jean Road, Blairgowrie
DATE & TIMES
Saturday 8 May at 11h00 and 15h00
Ticket sales are via the Joburg Ballet Website.
Ticket prices: R150 for adults, R60 for children
To book please scan the QR code or click the link below.
To receive ticket please send Proof of Payment to Chase Bosch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets will be sent to patron’s cell phone which can be displayed for access on the day of the performance.
All COVID-19 protocols will be adhered to, including screening, taking of temperatures,
masks and social distancing. Dancers on stage will be masked, unless they are performing alone.
MESSAGE FROM CHASE BOSCH, PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR
The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns, curfews and quarantine periods – while necessary – have created discord and unhappiness. Yet this has been a time when I personally underwent a metamorphosis. Grateful to still have a job and still able enjoy my livelihood, I was cognisant that many had lost so much and were not as lucky as I.
The arts and the innocents suffered tremendously and thus it was my desire and purpose to do what I could to bring light and to help out where I can, in my own way. I began my dedicated path and instead of being met with self-serving and egotistical behaviour, I was overwhelmed by the sense of community and kindness I encountered in others. I still get emotional from time to time at how we can come together in a time when one would expect us to be selfish. I once had views that humanity had an inherent unkindness but I can gladly say I no longer believe that.
With renewed belief in us as a nation, I now strive to do what I can to try to combat that which is wrong in our society. This showcase is my way of giving a wonderful opportunity to the adult ballet dancers of Joburg Ballet who have always desired to perform but were never able to, while still raising funds for charities that protect those without a voice. It is my hope that this becomes an annual event and that this act moves more of our fellow South Africans to find ways of their own to help those in need. – Chase Bosch