Marcelino Sambé does a flying saut de chat in company class with The Royal Ballet. He smiles jubilantly and wears all black rehearsal wear.

Celebrate World Ballet Day’s 10th Anniversary on November 1!

It’s a big year for ballet lovers. On Wednesday, November 1, get ready to celebrate the 10th anniversary of World Ballet Day! For the past decade, the annual event has given viewers an inside look at classes, rehearsals, and performance previews through livestreams from companies across the globe. This year’s celebration, hosted by The Royal Ballet, […]

What to Watch: World Ballet Day LIVE Is Happening Now

Cancel your plans for the rest of the day, because World Ballet Day LIVE is back and the livestream is already underway. This year’s 22-hour program includes The Australian Ballet, The Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and San Francisco Ballet (plus, an assortment of other companies going live from around […]

Watch: Our 7 All-Time Favorite World Ballet Day Moments

When we heard rumors earlier this summer that World Ballet Day LIVE might get cancelled this year, we thought our hearts might break. But we needn’t have worried! The happy news came out yesterday that our favorite day of the year is back: World Ballet Day LIVE 2017 is officially scheduled for October 5. Clear […]

What It's Really Like to Be a Part of World Ballet Day LIVE

World Ballet Day LIVE is back for its third year tomorrow, with day-in-the-life footage from The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and San Francisco Ballet, plus a whole host of pre-filmed material from other companies around the world. It’s no secret that we love this event. Here at […]

World Ballet Day Recap

The Royal Ballet on World Ballet Day. Photo via worldballetday.com. Yesterday was World Ballet Day. And unless you swore off social media for all of October 1, you don’t need this blog to serve as a reminder. #WorldBalletDay was everywhere. Even Snapchat dedicated a feed to “Ballerinas & Ballerinos.” (It’s still alive and kicking on […]