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World Ballet Day

World Ballet Day 2018

World Ballet Day returns on Tuesday 2 October 2018 with 20 hours of live, behind-the-scenes footage from five of the world’s leading ballet companies:

  • WATCH: The live-stream broadcast around the world on Facebook live and on this page
  • LIKE: Our Facebook page and sign up to receive exclusive World Ballet Day news and videos
  • SHARE: Tell us your thoughts with the hashtag #WorldBalletDay

During the marathon 20-hour live-stream, The Royal Ballet joins The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet and guest companies from across the world to partner up for the fifth consecutive year and provide exclusive rehearsal footage, a chance to see how the different companies warm up for the day and interviews with choreographers and leading figures in the dance world.

Let us know what you think of the event on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram using the hashtag #WorldBalletDay:

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