World Ballet Day 2021: Who and When

It’s officially World Ballet Day 2021! It’s Tuesday, Oct 19th (in Australia – here on the West Coast it’s 6pm) and here’s the all-important link: https://worldballetday.com The annual event is hosted once again by The Royal Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet and The Australian Ballet. Over the course of the day (and remember that Australia kicks off … Read more

Announcing World Ballet Day 2019

Looking for times and details about the 2021 event on Oct 19th? Click HERE  World Ballet Day 2019 was Wednesday, October 23rd. Did you have to miss it and are now gnashing your teeth? Fear not! The Royal Ballet’s 4-hour segment is now available for viewing. You’ll find it a few paragraphs below. Want information … Read more

Popcorn and pas de deux: ballet in the cinema

Okay, let’s hear your opinion. Is watching a grand, evening-length story ballet on the silver screen better, worse, or the same as the real deal, live onstage before you? My opinion ricochets around, kind of like movie popcorn in its glass case at the concession stand. No, nothing can beat the real deal – nothing! … Read more