The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, and San Francisco Ballet will again partner to provide viewers around the world with an inside look at professional ballet companies in the studio, on tour, and in performance.
Broadcast Live on YouTube
Schedule (Times are indicated in Eastern Standard Time.)
10:00 pm – 3:00 am The Australian Ballet
3:00 – 6:00 am Bolshoi Ballet
6:00 – 11:00 am The Royal Ballet
11:00 am – 4:00 pm The National Ballet of Canada
4:00 – 9:00 pm San Francisco Ballet
This year, World Ballet Day LIVE will include pre-recorded footage from a wide range of regional dance organizations geographically close to the five participating companies. Confirmed companies as of this press date include Bangarra Dance Theatre, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Boston Ballet, English National Ballet, Hamburg Ballet, Houston Ballet, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, National Ballet of China, Nederlands Dans Theater, Northern Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet, and Scottish Ballet.
The Australian Ballet
30 Sep - October 1 2015
22:00 - 3:00 EDT, 19:00 - 24:00 PDT
ProgrammingThe Australian Ballet once again kicks off World Ballet Day LIVE from its headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.
RehearsalArtistic Director David McAllister’s brand new production of The Sleeping Beauty
Behind the ScenesThe Australian Ballet School
Audience Engagement Programs
The Magical Wardrobe Department
Sneak PreviewTake a sneak peek at a new ballet for children
01 Oct 2015
03:00 - 06:00 EDT, 00:00 - 03:00 PDT
MoscowProgramming Enjoy a tour of productions from the past year, and a preview of what is to come as the Bolshoi Ballet heads into it’s 240th season.
Recent ProductionsRadu Poklitaru’s Hamlet
Yuri Possokhov’s Hero of Our Time
Preview of Upcoming SeasonWorld premieres, revivals, special projects, festivals, international tours, guest company presentations on the Bolshoi Theatre stages, and a gala dedicated to the memory of Maya Plisetskaya.
Interviews Throughout the Day
Interviews Throughout the DayVladimir Urin, Sergei Filin, Yuri Possokhov, Boris Akimov, Brigitte Lefevre, Azarii Plisetski, and more!
The Royal Ballet
01 Oct 2015
06:00 - 11:00 EDT, 03:00 - 08:00 PDT
ProgrammingGo behind the scenes of The Royal Ballet’s production of Romeo & Juliet, and listen to a discussion about the future of ballet in the United Kingdom.
Behind the ScenesSir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet
Discussion: The Future of BalletHosted by The Royal Ballet and featuring experts from Birmingham Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet, and Scottish Ballet
The National Ballet of Canada
01 Oct 2015
11:00 - 16:00 EDT, 08:00 - 13:00 (PDT)
ProgrammingJoin The National Ballet of Canada at the Place des Arts in Montréal as they take audiences behind the scenes during their fall tour.
RehearsalChristopher Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale
Behind the Scenes: On TourGo behind the scenes at dress rehearsals of William Forsythe’s the second detail, Marco Goecke’s Le Spectre de la Rose, and Wayne McGregor’s Chroma
San Francisco Ballet
01 Oct 2015
16:00 - 21:00 EDT, 13:00 - 18:00 (PDT)
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