VIDEO: Brazilian male soloist at Joburg Ballet beats the stereotype

Brazilian male ballet dancer, Jonathan Rodrigues, 23 is a soloist at the Johannesburg Ballet. Through his craft, he is beating widely-held stereotypes of male ballet dancers.

Joburg Ballet CEO Dirk Badenhorst speaks on the significance of male ballet dancing as an artform that is crucial in the world we live in.

This video is a production of the 2014 Wits Journalism short course in television. 

 

Mining engineering students celebrate Mine managers day

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The Wits student mining engineering society, dressed to the nines as they suited up and “heeld” up for Mine managers day this afternoon outside the Great hall, in order to celebrate the role of Mine Managers. The students celebrated, by dancing and singing a. Mining student Rafael Kulumba said the idea was to promote management, as they aspire to be like mine managers one day and too show everybody else that our faculty is “Still number one” .