For dancers to express themselves creatively; for the public and guests to enjoy an evening of unmatched dress-up and dance; to create a platform showcasing South African dance talent, giving dancers the opportunity to develop and grow. It's all attached to a worthy cause. Studios, dancersand coaches from across the board are invited to participate in a delightful evening that has 2 wonderful and worthy causes attached to it.
Founded by Quintus Jansen (SA Ten Dance Champion, World South African Dance Representative, Choreographer and Professional on SA's Strictly Come Dancing and So You Think You Can Dance as well as International Fellowship Qualified Ballroom and Latin Adjudicator) and his wife Kim Jansen (Copywriter, Voice Over Artist, Communications Specialist, Presenter, MC and co-owner of Dance Culture Studios) The Crystal Velvet Ball has been running for a few years now and in future, will become a full dance competition. It has been Quintus' dream to facilitate events relevant to the dance world that would not only develop current dancers, but uncover new talent We're thrilled to make this an open event for all to enjoy.
Crystal Velvet Ball, your EXTRAVADANCE event of the season!
The Annual Crystal Velvet Ball is a Black Tie, dance extravaganza that will showcase South African talent in a classy, elegant setting.
It will feature amateur dancers performing showcases with professionals as well as performances by top acts such as Emmanuel Castis (Isidingo, Jersey Boys, etc) and Ryan Hammond with Angelique Allison (current South African Professional Latin American Champions). Scoring the performances will be none other than Strictly Come Dancing's very own, Tyrone Watkins.
The public and guests will enjoy an evening of unmatched dinner, dress-up and dance whilst enjoying top South African talent; giving the dancers the opportunity to dazzle us with their brilliance. It's all attached to 2 worthy causes: The Kindness Corporation and Dance To Be Wild will receive a portion of the proceeds to help them with their respective causes.
Set at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club in Linksfield, this promises to be THE ExtravaDance event of the season.
We are proud to support the following worthy causes, not only for what they do but for the incredible tea,s behind them who work with sheer passion, determination and integrity.
When gratitude and empathy make your heart too big for your chest, what do you do? Find avenues to express kindness. What happens when you find like-minded people whose hearts pop out of their chests as well? You make them Board Members and take them along with you on a journey to establishing an NPO with the aim of bringing aid and relief to those who need it most! Result?
An NPO called Kindness Corporation!
Empowering South African Children to take ownership of their wildlife heritage through the beauty of dance!
Enhancing social skills development and cohesion at grass roots level.
Providing an effective platform for South African and International dancers to contribute to the effective sustainability of our wildlife resources.
Making a significant and meaningful contribution towards anti-poaching initiatives in Africa.
Encouraging dance development programmes for South African dancers.
Dance To Be Wild
24 June 2017
The Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club:
1 Fairway Avenue
General dinner & entertainment ticket: R450 per person: please email firstname.lastname@example.org for corporate packages and table bookings.
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