Posted on 3rd October 2018

Happy #WorldBalletDay

Our 2nd Year students joined the top ballet companies around the world to feature in the fifth ever World Ballet Day live stream event yesterday.

World Ballet Day was a 20-hour live stream from The Royal BalletThe Australian BalletBolshoi Ballet and guest companies from across the world. The live stream provided viewers the exclusive opportunity to see inside company classes and rehearsal rooms as well as watch interviews with world renowned dancers and choreographers.

Our students were invited to take part in The Royal Ballet's section of the event, demonstrating a pas de deux class, taught by Ballet Teachers Nicola Tranah and Valeri Hristov and accompanied by pianist Elvira Gavrilova. Artistic Director, Christopher Powney, was also interviewed during the live stream.

There were also plenty of Royal Ballet School alumni featured during the live stream; choreographer Charlotte Edmonds rehearsing jojo with First Artist Joseph Sissens, choreographer Alastair Marriott rehearsing The Unknown Soldier with Principal dancer Matthew Ball and many more.

 

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