NEW ONLINE BALLET CLASS SERIES
During the ninth edition of World Ballet Day, Dutch National Ballet is launching a brand new series of online ballet classes! After the successful, previous series, a new ballet class will go online every week for five weeks starting on Wednesday, November 2. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and be the first to receive the latest ballet lessons!
Rehearsal and full company class stream
Every morning our dancers start with a ballet class, which is streamed exclusively for World Ballet Day. In addition, Olga Smirnova and Victor Caixeta dance a pas de deux from The Sleeping Beauty. Experience this online 'full company class' and rehearsal with coaching by ballet master Larissa Lezhnina and piano accompaniment by Olga Khoziainova and Elena Kim. Furthermore, the presentation is done by Chloë Réveillon. Watch the stream at 16.00 on 2 November.
Online ballet classes
What began as a necessity during the first lockdown – online ballet lessons on Zoom for Dutch National Ballet's dancers – became a global success. Following the enthusiastically received live streams on Facebook, Dutch National Ballet made a series of ballet lessons public on YouTube. Follow the link below to check out all ballet classes and dance along!
World Ballet Day
World Ballet Day is an annual celebration of ballet. On this day, ballet companies around the world give a unique glimpse behind the scenes with live streams of rehearsals, previews of new productions and the biggest stars of ballet in action!