Celebrate the 10th anniversary of World Ballet Day
On Wednesday 1 November, The Royal Ballet, The Australian Ballet and San Francisco Ballet celebrate a decade of #WorldBalletDay.
This year World Ballet Day will include over 60 companies from across the globe for a 24-hour celebration of ballet and dance. The event will showcase the best of dance from around the world, as well as giving audiences the opportunity to go behind the scenes of the world’s top ballet companies.
The 10-year anniversary programme promises to be the biggest ever. World Ballet Day will be streamed live across YouTube and Facebook, and over the course of the day, audiences can tune in to see classes, rehearsals, and exclusive footage offering glimpses of ballet’s biggest stars and upcoming performers. This year the global dance community will come together in a special social media moment where audiences can film their best pirouette, with a selection of the best clips shown as part of The Royal Ballet’s livestream.
This year sees companies participating from across the globe include Cuba-based Acosta Danza, American Ballet Theatre, the National Ballet of Canada, Korean National Ballet, and Joburg Ballet, among many others.
The line-up of participating companies and their respective streaming schedules are being continually updated. The Royal Ballet, The Australian Ballet and San Francisco Ballet’s schedules are subject to change. Visit www.worldballetday.com for more.