Eoan Group ballerinas prepare for competition

Two ballerinas from the Eoan Group in Athlone are entering the 9th South African International Ballet Competition taking place at the Artscape Opera House from Tuesday July 26 to Saturday July 30. Emily Fortuin, 17, will compete in the senior division while Luca Oks, 14, pictured here with her coach Abeedah Medell, has entered in the junior section. Due to easing of Covid restrictions the SAIBC has extended the deadline for entries to Friday July 15. The competition is open to the public with elimination rounds taking place from Monday July 25 to Friday July 29, at 5pm, and Saturday July 30, at noon. The competition ends with a gala performance on Saturday July 30, at 7pm. Tickets cost from R150 are available through Artscape Dial-A-Seat on 021 421 7695 or Computicket. PICTURES: Shafiek Rajap
Emily Fortuin