Relive World Ballet Day

Didn’t catch World Ballet Day? Did you have to work through part of it (I unfortunately did). Or if you just want to re-watch it, you can now watch The Australian Ballet, The Royal Ballet, and the National Ballet of Canada’s videos on YouTube:

The Australian Ballet:

Royal Ballet:

National Ballet of Canada:

October 1 is World Ballet Day

Who’s excited for World Ballet Day?

Following last year’scollaboration for the first World Ballet Day LIVE, five of the world’s leading ballet companies will once again stream 23 hours of live, behind-the-scenes footage on Thursday, October 1.

The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, and San Francisco Ballet have partnered to provide viewers around the world with an inside look at professional ballet companies in the studio, on tour, and in performance. Here’s the trailer for this year:

Want to participate? There’s a couple of ways you can:


Submit a video or photograph of yourself dancing anywhere! In your yard, on a plane, at dinner, in front of a landmark — wherever you are, dance! Tag your photo or video with #WorldBalletDay and post it on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram before September 30. We’ll pick our favorites and share them during the live broadcast! Have fun and remember, dance anywhere!

Then, join the conversation the day of World Ballet Day. You can chat with other ballet fans, while you watch the broadcast on You can also submit questions for the dancers or comments about the broadcast through Twitter. Just tag your posts with #worldballetday.

How do you plan to participate?

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