Submissions from ballet and dance schools across the world also featured in this celebration of the global dance community. Organisations participated from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Hungary, the Netherlands, Philippines, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States. Audiences also had the opportunity to watch the students perform in a range of works including Andrew McNicol’s Of Space & Time performed by students from English National Ballet School.
World Ballet School Day connects the next generation of young professional dance artists with young people from around the world. Created by students for students, this event is a platform for young artists in training to share a message of solidarity through the language of dance and ballet.
The seven educational institutions in the organising committee include: The Ailey School, Boston Ballet School, Canada’s National Ballet School, English National Ballet School, New Zealand School of Dance, Palucca University of Dance Dresden, and the Prix de Lausanne.