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About World Ballet Day

One Day. A World of Ballet. Live and Online.

World Ballet Day LIVE 2018 returns Tuesday 2 October 2018. The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet and The Royal Ballet unite once again, inviting guests companies from all over the world, to go  LIVE on Facebook.

A celebration of dance, World Ballet Day 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.

This year, The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet and The Royal Ballet will host World Ballet Day on their Facebook pages. But there is so much more going on, with invited companies from all over the world also going LIVE.  The official schedule will be updated to ensure you know where all the action is happening. 

Don’t worry, if you missed the moment of your favourite company went LIVE, you can come back to the full schedule and click through to watch the full replay on their Facebook page.

Join us on Tuesday 2 October 2018 for another exciting World Ballet Day LIVE.


In 2018, we want you to share a video and be part of the longest pirouette around the world. Be it on the beach, in the studio, or in your bedroom, all we ask is you go big. Show us where you dance, share it and be part of World Ballet Day. 

Upload your video or boomerang to Instagram or Twitter and use #worldballetday to be featured.

Facebook Event

Visit the event for World Ballet Day 2018 on Facebook to RSVP and stay up to date with news, announcements and when we go LIVE.

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World Ballet Day LIVE 2017 Trailer

Music: “Solo Dance” performed by Martin Jensen
World Ballet Day Returns in 2018

On October 2, here on Facebook, we welcome you inside the world’s leading ballet companies. Go behind the scenes in the studios, meet the dancers and see how different companies strut their stuff. RSVP to World Ballet Day: bit.ly/FB-WBD2018

Posted by The Australian Ballet on Tuesday, September 4, 2018