World Ballet Day LIVE 2016 returned Tuesday, October 4. The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, and San Francisco Ballet partnered once again and streamed for the first-time ever on Facebook Live.
A celebration of dance, World Ballet Day LIVE is an opportunity for audiences to see what it takes to be one of the world’s top companies, providing viewers around the world an inside look at the athleticism and dedication required for a life in ballet. Each company will introduce viewers to a variety of experiences from technique classes and rehearsals to backstage preparations.
All five companies invited a wide range of regional dance organizations geographically close to their location to be part of World Ballet Day LIVE. The following companies included were Hong Kong Ballet, Queensland Ballet, West Australian Ballet, English National Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Scottish Ballet, Northern Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo and Nederlands Dans Theater.
Keep a look out for World Ballet Day 2017 – coming soon.