The Royal Ballet and The Australian Ballet announce that World Ballet Day 2022 will take place on Wednesday 2 November. Thus #WorldBalletDay returns for its ninth year, giving you an insider’s view into dance companies around the globe!
“It’s the part of ballet you don’t see when you go to a ballet and shines the light on what ballet really is. ”
Jarryd Madden, Senior Artist at The Australian Ballet
The line-up of participating companies includes 14 companies taking part for the very first time, including Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Joffrey Ballet and The Washington Ballet. They will join a list of returning favorites: American Ballet Theatre, Paris Opera Ballet, National Ballet of Japan, Cape Town City Ballet and over 50 others.
In an unprecedented mass-media project, Ballet Magazine has invited his friends & partners to celebrate together World Ballet Day, by sending their wishes to dancers, choreographers & ballet lovers all over the world. STAY TUNED! You will find them on our website starting soon!
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Join the world’s top ballet companies for the biggest-ever global celebration of dance #WorldBalletDay 2022
Since 2014, an annual celebration is held in the honor of the dance form, ballet in the autumn, when major ballet companies from all around the world come together and collaborate to make live stream videos of behind the scenes preparations. This celebration is known as the World Ballet Day. It is a day to celebrate dance, honor the peace it gives us and move our feet to the rhythm of the music.
World Ballet Day is celebrated in autumn, in October or November as an annual observance. It is celebrated to honor the talented performers of ballet dance. Ballet Day is being celebrated since the year 2014. On this special day, leading ballets companies from around the world come together and collaborate to create live-streamed videos of behind-the-scenes preparations.
Ballet spread across the world and was well adapted for its intrinsic beauty. Today, dance has taken a modern shape, taken to new artistic heights, and has been adopted by various cultures globally. World Ballet Day encourages everyone to get outside and experience the magical beauty of ballet.
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#WorldBalletDay 2022! HOW TO CELEBRATE IT?
Many events and activities are organized on this day to help everyone experience the world of ballet. Celebrate this day by educating people and raising awareness about this important day of Ballet Dancers and share your thoughts on social media using hashtags #WorldBalletDay or #BalletDay.
Join the event! Watch the Photos & Videos!
Participate in World Ballet Day by joining the live stream on the companies’ websites. Alternatively, you can view them on other social media platforms.
Read & Share the celebration messages!
In an unprecedented mass-media project, Ballet Magazine has invited his friends & partners to celebrate together World Ballet Day, by sending their wishes to dancers, choreographers & ballet lovers all over the world.
Use the hashtags!
While you’re on your social media page, spread awareness about the day. Use a hashtag, such as #worldballetday.
Attend a performance!
Want to really go all out in celebrating? Try attending a live ballet performance and enjoy the beautiful art.
#WorldBalletDay exclusive content from The Royal Ballet will be made available on social media
Under the directorship of Kevin O’Hare, The Royal Ballet unites tradition and innovation in world- class performances and is a driving force in the development of ballet as an art form. Based at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, it brings together today’s most dynamic and versatile dancers with a world-class orchestra and leading choreographers, composers, conductors, directors and creative teams to share awe-inspiring theatrical experiences with diverse audiences worldwide.
The Company’s extensive repertory embraces 19th-century classics, the singular legacy of works by Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton and Principal Choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, a compelling new canon of work by choreographers today including Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor and Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon, and the bold and complementary programming in the Linbury Theatre. Guest choreographers Kyle Abraham, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Cathy Marston, Arthur Pita, Crystal Pite, Hofesh Shechter, Pam Tanowitz and Twyla Tharp have also created work for the Company.
#WorldBalletDay exclusive content from The Australian Ballet will be made available on social media
The Australian Ballet is one of the world’s premiere ballet companies and has delivered extraordinary performances for more than sixty years. A commitment to artistic excellence, a spirited style and a willingness to take risks have defined the company from its earliest days, both on stage and off.
The company regularly represents Australia on the world stage and has performed to critical acclaim in 87 cities worldwide – including New York, Shanghai, Tokyo, London and Paris. Caring for tradition yet daring to be different, The Australian Ballet performs beloved classical ballets and commissions new work annually. The Australian Ballet presents upwards of 250 shows and 1,700 education and audience engagement events each year.
In addition to 80 exceptional dancers, The Australian Ballet employs master craftspeople and leaders in injury prevention, dance education, marketing and philanthropy, as well as an orchestra of 62 musicians (Orchestra Victoria).
Moving effortlessly between the great classical ballets and new contemporary commissions, the company has a uniquely Australian style, powered by artistry and athleticism.
“World Ballet Day is a moment to open the studio doors of The Australian Ballet and share the intimate work our dancers exert on a daily basis. Before any show, is hours of rehearsal, and World Ballet Day is the chance to see the beauty of ballet, expressed right before you in the most up close of ways.”
David Hallberg, Artistic Director
#WorldBalletDay participating companies all over the world
Cape Town City Ballet
Bangkok City Ballet
Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Taiwan
Singapore Dance Theatre
The National Ballet of Japan
Korean National Ballet
Hong Kong Ballet
Ballet Indonesia Foundation
Finnish National Ballet
The Royal Danish Ballet
La Scala Theatre Ballet
Polish National Ballet
Ballet de l’Opera de Paris
Dutch National Ballet
Estonian National Ballet
Ballet de Barcelona
The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo*
The Royal Ballet
English National Ballet
Royal Academy of Dance
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Anna Rose OSullivan The Royal Ballet World Ballet Day 2022 ©2022 ROH. Photograph by Andrej Uspenski 1
Anna Rose OSullivan The Royal Ballet World Ballet Day 2022 ©2022 ROH. Photograph by Andrej Uspenski
The Australian Ballet
West Australian Ballet
Royal New Zealand Ballet
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
American Ballet Theatre
The National Ballet of Canada
Miami City Ballet*
San Francisco Ballet
The Joffrey Ballet*
Pacific Northwest Ballet
Oregon Ballet Theatre*
Texas Ballet Theatre*
Kansas City Ballet*
The Sarasota Ballet*
Ballet West Academy*
The Washington Ballet*
Central and South America
Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico
Ballet Nacional de Cuba
São Paulo Dance Company
*Joining for the first time