The mission of Gugulethu Ballet Project is to bring the art of classical ballet to the children and youth of South African townships. Through the study of ballet, including contemporary forms built upon classical foundations, children and youth learn personal discipline, respect for themselves and others, artistic expression, resilience, and focus.

Building on more than a decade of positive experience, Gugulethu Ballet Project has extended opportunities for exceptionally gifted youth from South African townships to study on scholarships in the United States and pursue professional careers. Such success stories inspire the next generation, especially as young professionals return to their communities to mentor and teach.

Thank you for joining us at Nourse Theater, San Francisco for the Gugulethu Ballet Project Benefit!

Thank you for joining us at Nourse Theater, San Francisco for the Gugulethu Ballet Project Benefit!

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