Tune in as First Soloists Alison McWhinney and Aitor Arrieta rehearse the lead roles of Cinderella and Prince Guillaume before they make their debuts during the matinee performance on Thursday 24 October at the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton.
Ballet Master Laurent Guilbaud coaches them both along with Henry Dowden (as Benjamin), Julia Conway (as Stepsister Clementine), and the Four Fates (danced by Skyler Martin, Daniel McCormick, Erik Woolhouse and Ken Saruhashi).
In addition to the main stream from The Australian Ballet, The Bolshoi Ballet and The Royal Ballet taking place all day long, be sure to watch our friends from other UK ballet companies before and after our stream:
- Royal Academy of Dance, 2.30pm – 3pm BST
- Birmingham Royal Ballet, 3pm – 3.30pm BST
- English National Ballet, 3.30pm – 4.30pm BST
- Northern Ballet, 4.30pm – 5.15pm BST
- Scottish Ballet, 5.15pm – 6pm BST
For more information, check out worldballetday.com.
Our national tour of Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella finishes off in Southampton this Saturday 26 October. For more information about the production and to book tickets, click here.
We continue our 70th Anniversary season with the return of Le Corsaire in Milton Keynes (20-23 Nov) and London (8-14 Jan), the magical Christmas tradition of Nutcracker in Liverpool (27-30 Nov) and London (11 Dec – 5 Jan), and of course, our 70th Anniversary Gala at the London Coliseum on 17 & 18 January 2020.