Dance for All

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Ballet for All

David Poole, who started teaching ballet in the townships of Cape Town in the mid-1980s, calling it Ballet for All and working at the Joseph Stone Theatre??*.

Dance for All (DFA), Cape Town

Founded by Philip Boyd in 1991, this was built on the legacy of David Poole. Boyd, a former principal dancer with CAPAB Ballet, expanded Ballet for All to include other forms of dance, such as African, contemporary and jazz dance, and changed its name to Dance for All. Classes were given the townships of Guguletu, Nyanga and Khayelitsha, as well as the Joseph Stone Theatre.

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