Friday, July 30, 2010

From Cape Town's "Ghetto" to Atlanta: One Dancer's Incredible Journey

This story is absolutely incredible! Thanks to the kindness of a total stranger, a young dancer living in the most poverty-stricken area of Cape Town, South Africa has been given a once in a lifetime opportunity to pursue her dream of becoming a world-class ballerina! Check it out...

Ghetto Ballet” is a documentary that chronicles the lives of four young ballet dancers living in one of the poorest towns on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa….One of the four dancers featured in the movie was Sibahle Tshibika. In the film, she is seen failing to make the cut for the dance company — the end of her dream, or so she thought.” ~ Quote: CNN

Click here to read all about Sibahle Tshibika’s extraordinary journey of hope, compassion and perseverance. For more information about the documentary, please click here.

{This is a cross-post from the Vala Dancewear and Class Act Tutu blogs, the most fabulously divalicious names in dancewear and costume design, if I do say so myself. *Grins*}

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