Guillaume Cote & Burnise Silvius in the StarA Canadian Christmas
Posted 25 December 2004 - 09:25 PM
The article describes the young couple's first Christmas together in their new home and Silvius' first Christmas in Canada (she is from South Africa).
Posted 26 December 2004 - 03:53 PM
Posted 27 December 2004 - 07:45 AM
Posted 28 December 2004 - 08:37 AM
I'm concerned about that poinsettia in the kitchen. It's a poisonous plant. May we suggest they move it to another room?
:offtopic: but needing an answer:
Poinsettias are not poisonous. Another popular myth!
Edited by native New Yorker, 28 December 2004 - 08:59 AM.
Posted 06 July 2005 - 03:00 PM
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Posted 18 October 2005 - 07:07 PM
PS Pointsettias are poisonous for animals...at for cats.
Posted 18 October 2005 - 07:39 PM
Just a gentle reminder: Any information about people's personal lives, if it is to be posted here, must be documented and, if possible, linked.
[Doffing Mod's beanie]
Posted 19 October 2005 - 06:20 PM
Posted 21 October 2005 - 06:39 AM
Posted 25 October 2005 - 02:57 PM
Burnise Silvius back with SABT on full-time basis
Burnise Silvius & Michael Revie in THE SLEEPING BEAUTY SOUTH AFRICAN ballerina Burnise Silvius will not be returning to Toronto at the end of The South African Ballet Theatre's season of the FNB Sleeping Beauty now on at the Johannesburg Civic Theatre.
Miss Silvius, who was to have rejoined the National Ballet of Canada at the end of September, today announced her decision to devote her career fully to ballet in South Africa and to her home company, The South African Ballet Theatre. She has been released from her contract with the National Ballet of Canada at her own request.
Miss Silvius' association with the National Ballet of Canada started in 2003 when she danced with the company for the 2003-2004 season, and she subsequently filled a 10-month contract with NBC during the 2004-2005 season. Between her contract periods in Canada she returned to South Africa for engagements with SABT.
Commenting on her decision, Miss Silvius said that discussions with NBC artistic director Karen Kain had been amicable and that Miss Kain had been supportive in the difficult process of making a major career decision. "I deeply value everything I gained working with the National Ballet of Canada but at this stage in my career the work environment at SABT is what I need and want," said Miss Silvius. "And after having danced outside South Africa for extended periods since 2000 I now feel the need to be near my family as a very powerful magnet drawing me home."
Pretoria-born Burnise Silvius joined The State Theatre Ballet (then PACT Ballet) in 1994 and achieved principal dancer status in 1999. After the closure of The State Theatre Ballet in 2000 she was invited to dance with the Hong Kong Ballet in Hong Kong and on tour in Europe. In 2001 she returned to South Africa to join the newly formed South African Ballet Theatre as a principal dancer.
Burnise Silvius danced Princess Aurora opposite recently-appointed British principal dancer Michael Revie in his SA début as Prince Florimund in the FNB Sleeping Beauty at the Johannesburg Civic Theatre on Saturday afternoon (10 September at 15:00). Silvius and Revie dance again on 14, 16 and 17 September at 20:00. She also joins the company on tour to Knysna following the Sleeping Beauty season.
[Media Release 012 / 2005 Issued on 14 September 2005]
Posted 26 October 2005 - 12:29 AM
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