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2015 World Ballet Day Video Archive

The Australian Ballet

Full Schedule

Company Class

Artistic Director David McAllister’s brand new production of The Sleeping Beauty

Behind the Scenes
The Australian Ballet School
Audience Engagement Programs
Ballet Philanthropy
The Magical Wardrobe Department

Sneak Peek
Take a sneak peak at a new ballet for children

Special Guests
Bangarra Dance Theatre
National Ballet of China
Royal New Zealand Ballet

Bolshoi Ballet

Full Schedule

Company Class

Recent Productions
Radu Poklitaru’s Hamlet
Yuri Possokhov’s Hero of Our Time


Preview of Upcoming Season
World 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
Vladimir Urin, Sergei Filin, Yuri Possokhov, Boris Akimov, Brigitte Lefevre, Azarii Plisetski, and more!

Special Guests
Les Ballets de Monte Carlo
Hamburg Ballet
Nederlands Dans Theater
Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre

The Royal Ballet


The full recording of the Royal Ballet’s segment of World Ballet Day is no longer available. However, their World Ballet Day 2015 YouTube Playlist is still available and you can still watch their highlights here.

National Ballet of Canada

Full Schedule

Company Class

Christopher Wheeldon’s
The Winter’s Tale

Featured Dancers:
Sonia Rodriguez
Xiao Nan Yu
Hannah Fischer
Greta Hodgkinson

Stay tuned after to hear the dancers reflect on rehearsal

Behind the Scenes: On Tour
Go behind the scenes at dress rehearsal of Marco Goecke’s Spectre de la Rose and Wayne McGregor’s Chroma as the company prepares for the upcoming performances from Oct. 1—3 at the Place des Arts in Montréal, Québec

Discussion: Artistic Direction
Celebrate Karen Kain’s 10 years as Artistic Director and hear about the exciting upcoming 2015/16 season

Discussion: Spectre de la Rose
Learn the demands that a performance like Spectre de la Rose requires from Dylan Tedaldi and Kathryn Hosier

Karen Kain, Artistic Director
Greta Hodgkinson, Principal Dancer (Use #AskGreta to ask questions during the stream)
Principal Dancers Evan McKie, McGee Maddox and Jillian Vanstone share their insights on class
Company Dancers

Special Guests
American Ballet Theatre
Boston Ballet
Les Ballet Jazz de Montréal

San Francisco Ballet

Full Schedule

Company Class

Choreography by Helgi Tomasson after Marius Petipa, Jules Perrot, and Jean Coralli
Composer: Adolphe Adam

The Fifth Season
Choreography by Helgi Tomasson
Composer: Karl Jenkins

Choreography by Liam Scarlett
Composer: Philip Glass

Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon
Composer: Bohuslav Martinů

Theme and Variations
Choreography by George Balanchine
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Fearful Symmetries (World Premiere)
Choreography by Liam Scarlett
Composer: John Adams

Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer, SF Ballet: On the 2016 Repertory Season and our tour to China.
Liam Scarlett, Artist in Residence, The Royal Ballet: On his two new works, Fearful Symmetries and Frankenstein, a co-production of San Francisco Ballet and The Royal Ballet
William Forsythe, Associate Choreographer, Paris Opera Ballet: On remounting Pas/Parts

Behind the Scenes & Highlights
2016 Repertory Season
Lincoln Center at the Movies: Romeo & Juliet
The Dance in Schools and Communities Program

Special Guests
Houston Ballet
Pacific Northwest Ballet