This is set to be a season highlight and I cannot wait! Men in Tutu’s is a clever, affectionate parody of the ballet canon, both classical and contemporary via the dancers’ hilarious female personae (all of the cast are male BTW) – never undermines either the challenges of performing the complex choreography or the exceptional results, which make the show so thrilling to watch.

“Men In Tutus” features dancers from the USA, Spain, Argentina, Mexico, the Philippines, Australian, Colombia, the Isle of Wight and Japan, underlining the global appeal of ballet, dance and comedy. This ties in wonderfully with the objectives of Ballet Eloelle, which include: cultivating new audiences for dance through comedy; performing for audiences who may not have access to ballet, and to preserve the integrity and standards of excellence in the ballets they perform so as to educate audiences about the art form.

Be dazzled by dancing, delighted by drollness and diverted by divas in drag, and I am excited to have THREE double sets of tickets valued at R 800 per set to attend the opening night of Men In Tutu’s in Jozi to give away for Friday 12th April at 20h00 – Teatro at Montecasino is the venue, of course.

Make sure to comment below and let me know where the ballet is being staged, and why you should win of course! Competition closes Monday 8th April and the three winners will be contacted via email.

T&C’s apply and tickets are not transferrable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

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Vanita Dajee Mar 21, 2019 at 8:44 pm

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I would love to win as it would be a unique and entertaining show to see.

Martie Schoeman Mar 21, 2019 at 9:11 pm

This going to be the show of all shows. Would love, love, love to see it.

Leanne Mar 21, 2019 at 9:34 pm

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This sounds like a very interesting and fantastic ballet. I seen many ballet performances but nothing like this.

Leanne Mar 21, 2019 at 9:36 pm

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This ballet seems to funny and fantastic at the same time. It’s a step away from the usual ballets.

Erin Hrustinszky Mar 21, 2019 at 9:50 pm

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I’d love to win these tickets. I value every opportunity that I get to go to the theatre. By winning these tickets, it would allow me to expand my knowledge of both theatre and ballet.

Caroline Mar 21, 2019 at 10:02 pm

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I’m a 6ft clutz who’s always dreamt of being a ballerina….would be great to see tall ‘unlikely’ ballerinas prancing on stage….gives a girl hope 😉 <3

Adele Koolen Mar 21, 2019 at 10:03 pm

What a fresh take on ballet

Mike Said Mar 21, 2019 at 10:32 pm

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Lincoln Mar 21, 2019 at 11:07 pm

Would be the perfect date night for me and my wife with a twist show🤪

Sharon de Villiers Mar 21, 2019 at 11:07 pm

I love ballet in all forms (both my grandsons do ballet) and I’d love to take either of them or my mother to see this

    Heather Hook Apr 8, 2019 at 10:36 am

    Congrats Sharon, just sent you an email. HH

Michelle Vermaak Mar 21, 2019 at 11:19 pm

It’s being staged at the Teatro at Monte casino.
I would like to win simply because this sounds awesome! I’m all for a good parody so would be epic

Rushaan Stoffburg Mar 22, 2019 at 5:28 am

Would love to see this!! New lover of all things theatre. 😍

Abduraouf Stoffburg Mar 22, 2019 at 5:29 am

The wife would certainly enjoy this

Rushaan Stoffburg Mar 22, 2019 at 5:30 am

Would love to watch. New lover of all things theatre 😍🎶

Lauren Snyman Mar 22, 2019 at 6:51 am

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How amazing would it be!

Carol Lehmacher Mar 22, 2019 at 7:36 am

The venue is Teatro at Monte Casino.

It is so rare to have an opportunity like this. Nothing beats an adventure into the arts at Monte Casino.

Benedict Mar 22, 2019 at 7:57 am

Teatro at Montecasino, Friday 12th April at 20h00. I would like to take my fiance, she has never been to the ballet and I this would be an excellent, fun introduction.

Jyoti Bhaga Mar 22, 2019 at 8:02 am

The venue is Teatro at Monte casino. Would love to see the divas in drag strut their stuff 👯‍♂️

Racene Webster Mar 22, 2019 at 8:44 am

Teatro at Montecasino, have just introduced my boyfriend to ballet and theatre so this will be an awesome experience for him. I k now he will enjoy it.

Renuka Lallbahadur Mar 22, 2019 at 9:05 am

I’ve never been to a ballet show before. This would be a first and it sounds amazing . The answer is Teatro At Montecasino

YVETTE VAN DER BERG Mar 22, 2019 at 11:30 am

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I would love to win I’m very curious how it is

Qasim Fakir Mar 22, 2019 at 11:42 am

It’s at the Teatro in Monte Casino.

andrea bouwer Mar 22, 2019 at 12:19 pm

Teatro at Montecasino…because what would life be without laughs, comedy and drag..

Lisa Pienaar Mar 22, 2019 at 3:47 pm

Theatro at Montecasino. I think I should win because life has been very fricking serious for me lately, and I could really do with some fabulous entertainment. This looks awesome!

Danica Gomes Mar 22, 2019 at 4:03 pm

Men in Tutus will be staged at Monte Casino. My friends and I are all ballerinas and have been talking about this for weeks. We have ballet exams coming up and we would love to win some tickets to take a much needed break and have a bit of a laugh 🙂 (We have been working very hard!)

Sally Werq Mar 22, 2019 at 5:03 pm

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I need to be there please, to support LGBT+ artists, I’ll even come in drag. 🤗

Nalinee Mar 22, 2019 at 10:18 pm

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I would love to win ,need a break and some good entertainment

Ingrid Clark Mar 22, 2019 at 10:31 pm

Teatro at Monte Casino. Sounds like hilarious abwork to be had by me.

Michelle Wiggins Mar 22, 2019 at 11:06 pm

It’s at the Teatro at Monte. I saw a wonderful show many many years ago called les Trackadero and have been desperate to love, laugh and be so amazed by these talented dancers. I vowed I’d take my daughter to see anything similar as it had a lasting impression on me. CANT WAIT 🤗🤗

    Heather Hook Apr 8, 2019 at 10:33 am

    Congrats Michelle, sending you an email now! HH

Julie Morris Mar 23, 2019 at 12:19 am

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I’d love to see this and take one of my fellow animal rescue colleagues, what a destresser this show will be!

Boudine Schutte Mar 23, 2019 at 6:50 am

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Date night sorted with my hubby. would be great entertainment

Estelle Whitby Mar 23, 2019 at 10:55 am

This ballet is being staged to make dance more accessible and entertaining to audiences who may otherwise not find ballet appealing, and to educate people about the arts. I would love to win because I am passionate about ballet – and the arts in general- and I could share the experience with someone else who might also end up appreciating the arts.

Estelle Whitby Mar 23, 2019 at 10:58 am

It’s being staged at the Teatro in Montecasino. I’d love to win because I am passionate about ballet- and the arts in general – and I could share the experience with someone who may also end up appreciating the arts.

Maya Mar 23, 2019 at 1:43 pm

I need a good laugh once we survive this month end/quarter end/half year in March.

Maya Mar 23, 2019 at 1:45 pm

I need a good laugh once I survive this quarter/half year end at work in March.

So chilling while watching it at Teatro Monte would be fabulous

Leisl-Mae Mar 23, 2019 at 2:45 pm

To be held at The Teatro Monte Casino
My dad and some of my dancing friends’ dads used to don their tap shoes and do this sort of thing for our dance shows. Would be lovely to see these men in tutus and ballet shoes 😉

Leonie Wernick Mar 23, 2019 at 6:11 pm

What a night out at the at the Teatro Montecasino!
Aside from the obvious – I mean Men in Tutus! – I’d love to have a great eveing out with a special friend! What a girls nigh that would be!!😉

Cindy turner Mar 23, 2019 at 8:25 pm

Monte casino! I like love to win this and go out on date night with my husband. I danced ballet for many years so this would be a treat to see how the men do it.

Kebakile Nage Mar 24, 2019 at 12:02 am

Tetro at Monte Casino. I would love to go because I haven’t seen a well orchestrated dancing show in a while. Just music concerts so this will be a great show.

Marique Boekhoud-Kruger Mar 24, 2019 at 7:35 am

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Both my daughter and me love ballet. She is aspiring to be a ballet teacher one day. We would love to see this.

Lara Duveen Mar 24, 2019 at 9:10 am

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I suspect this will be thoroughly enjoyable so would love tickets to see it!

Rose Govender Mar 24, 2019 at 3:45 pm

At Monte Casino. Would be an awesome birthday treat. Birthday on the 29th of March

Rose Govender Mar 24, 2019 at 3:47 pm

At the Teatro Monte Casino. Would be an awesome birthday treat as my birthday is on the 29th of March.

Moira de Swardt Mar 24, 2019 at 6:42 pm

Montecasino.

#menintutus

Machelle Mar 24, 2019 at 8:20 pm

This is just what I need. A night out. Been such a long time that I’ve had some adult time out.

Machelle Kriel Mar 24, 2019 at 8:26 pm

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Just what I need. A night out. It’s been such a long time that I’ve been out. Being on your own, there just not money for spoils.

Fatima Mar 24, 2019 at 8:48 pm

Teatro monte casino is where the show is. Would love to attend as I have never been to one, seems interesting and would be even better to win on my birthday month 😊💕

Nicolette Symons Mar 25, 2019 at 6:49 am

I’m pretty sure this will be incredible to watch. I need a good laugh too…

Charleen Rupnarain Mar 25, 2019 at 8:21 am

Men In Tutus is at the Teatro in Monte Casino! I would love to see this unique show, it looks like it will be such a laugh & a great girls’ night out 😄

    Heather Hook Apr 8, 2019 at 10:29 am

    Congrats Charleen – I am sending you an email. HH

Ms Micayla Fletcher Mar 25, 2019 at 6:52 pm

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I am a training ballet teacher and am always looking for new things in the world of dance. And I’d like to show my boyfriend that boys who do ballet are awesome!

Shirley Lacy Mar 26, 2019 at 8:27 am

This fabulous show that promises to be an evening to beat all others is at the magnificent Teatro at Monte Casino, and I would Love with a capital L to win these tickets 🤗

Claudia da Costa Lima Mar 26, 2019 at 9:29 am

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Please pick me would love to spoil my hubby on his birthday!! Which is in April.

Tania Roman Mar 26, 2019 at 9:35 am

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I would love to support these amazing artists. Humour in classical ballet is hard to find and this amazing show is a must see. A Dance traditionally reserved for women and these gents putting a spin on it will be a hilarious one to see. My hubbles will Definatley enjoy This!

andrea bouwer Mar 26, 2019 at 2:49 pm

Would love to attend…drag a beautiful art and so enjoy it

Dale Crichton Apr 1, 2019 at 10:00 am

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Would love to take my daughter to watch, being an ex ballet dancer, I would love to show my daughter that men can also dance on pointe.

hagit levenberg Apr 1, 2019 at 2:45 pm

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I would so like to end a week and start the weekend with a good laugh. As they say laughter is the best medicine.

Charmion Kay Apr 1, 2019 at 6:01 pm

Sounds it will be an amazing show would love to be there

Mariaan le Roux Apr 7, 2019 at 11:09 pm

This would truly be amazing to go and see at Montecasino

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