Balletomanes everywhere, get excited! World Ballet Day LIVE returns to a computer screen near you on Thursday, October 1. See five internationally acclaimed ballet companies in behind-the-scenes class and rehearsal footage via a live 23-hour stream. In addition, this year’s event includes pre-recorded footage from other regional dance companies including: American Ballet Theatre, English National Ballet, Houston Ballet, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, Nederlands Dans Theater, Pacific Northwest Ballet and others.
The free live stream will be available on worldballetday.com. You can also tune in through the five featured companies’ YouTube channels.
Schedule (indicated in Pacific Daylight Time):
7 pm–12 am The Australian Ballet
12–3 am Bolshoi Ballet
3–8 am The Royal Ballet
8–1 pm The National Ballet of Canada
1–6 pm San Francisco Ballet
For more info, visit worldballetday.com.
San Francisco Ballet's broadcast during World Ballet Day, 2014.
Photos by Erik Tomasson, courtesy of San Francisco Ballet.