October 4, 2016

World Ballet Day Live

On Facebook Live

On October 4 we collaborate with the Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, and The National Ballet of Canada to bring you the third annual World Ballet Day LIVE. Last year, more than 350,000 people from 150 countries tuned in for this exclusive, behind-the-scenes event. More than 20 hours of streaming content will feature live broadcasts from all five companies, special guests, classes, rehearsals, and more. Won’t you join us?

Where to Watch

You can watch the event on San Francisco Ballet's Facebook page.
Follow us to get an alert when the event begins.


A full list of interviews, ballets and guest companies can be found on worldballetday.com. All of the times listed below are in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).

October 3
7 pm The Australian Ballet
11 pm Bolshoi Ballet
October 4
3 am The Royal Ballet
7 am The National Ballet of Canada
11 am San Francisco Ballet


For more information about the companies and broadcast schedule, including a list of visiting companies, featured ballets, and more, visit worldballetday.com.

Thursday, September 29, at 11:15am PDT
Dance With Us

Join us on Facebook Live to learn a few dance moves with Ballet Master Felipe Diaz. He'll be teaching a short combination that the company will be practicing during the World Ballet Day Live broadcast. You can practice your moves at home and then join us on October 4 to perform them with the company.

Watch on Facebook

Monday, October 3, at 9:45am PDT
World Ballet Day Live Preview

Join us for a sneak peak of World Ballet Day Live. SF Ballet Solist, Sasha De Sola, will take you behind-the-scenes, to talk with dancers and see the studios where the broadcast will be taking place. 

Watch on Facebook