Ballet BC x World Ballet Day

Dive into the creative process at Ballet BC

Ballet BC brings you exclusive behind-the-scenes content for the 10th anniversary of World Ballet Day! On Wednesday, November 1, get an in-depth look into two rehearsals at Ballet BC’s home on Vancouver’s Granville Island.

First up, join Ballet BC dancers along with dancers from Arts Umbrella and choreographer Shahar Binyamini for a closer look at the creative process for ‘BOLERO X,’ Binyamini’s exciting new 50-dancer creation which premieres at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Thursday, November 2.

Next, join Ballet BC Artistic Director Medhi Walerski and company artists Sarah Pippin and Rae Srivastava for a rehearsal of Walerski’s acclaimed duet ‘Silent Tides,’ which will be performed by the company on tour in Europe in Spring 2024.

Watch Ballet BC’s World Ballet Day content on Facebook, Instagram, or Youtube starting from 10:45am PDT. Enjoy other great content from dance companies throughout World Ballet Day, including livestreams from San Francisco Ballet, Royal Ballet, and Australian Ballet, and take a peek behind the curtain with our friends on the East Coast at the National Ballet of Canada and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. For full details and schedule, visit


Wednesday, November 1 at 10:45am PDT

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Artists of Ballet BC and Arts Umbrella in 'BOLERO X' by Shahar Binyamini. Photo by Benjamin Peralta.