Ballet companies play a important role in many communities, bringing people together to share the art created through the collective work of artists, dancers, musicians, choreographers, and costume designers. Social media helps ballet companies engage their fans, educate the public, and attract new attendees.
In the last 30 days, the average organization in the Ballet landscape has grown their audience by 0.4%. National Ballet of Canada grew faster than everyone else, with 0.9% growth! On average, each post in this landscape earns more than 1.25k engagements. American Ballet Theatre is topping the charts with more than 3.79k engagements per post on their 103 posts in the last 30 days.
Turning, jumping, flipping into your feed 💥 Le Corsaire opens TONIGHT! (And runs through Saturday) #ABTMet19 | daniil as ‘Ali’🔥23.8k Likes • 306 Comments
Conrad turns Cinderella... #WaitForIt ⚔️✨ See jamesbwhiteside star as ‘Conrad’ today in our 2PM performance of Le Corsaire! #ABTMet19 #BalletBloopers17.0k Likes • 114 Comments
FROM THE ARCHIVES // On January 2nd, 1934, the School of American Ballet’s doors opened for the first time. Originally located on Madison Avenue, the school relocated to the Lincoln Center campus in 1969 to be closer to the Company's home, then the New York State Theater.⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Co-founders Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine launched the school …
FROM THE ARCHIVES // Without our official school, the School of American Ballet, there would be no New York City Ballet. When co-founder Lincoln Kirstein first approached George Balanchine in 1933, inviting the famed choreographer to come work in the United States and help him bring premiere ballet to American audiences, Balanchine famously responded “But …
Our students have spent the last three days in mccawhall preparing for tomorrow’s 2️⃣ School Performances at 2pm and 7pm. Tomorrow’s stars on stage today 💫 #pnbschool
SF Ballet performs at Stern Grove Festival on July 28. Did you know that from July 23 to 25, 600 kids will come to Stern Grove for free classes in ballet, West African, Bollywood, Latin Dance, and musical theater, all taught by SF Ballet School teaching artists? It’s called “Kids Days,” and pre-registration is required …
Thank you to to our 2018-2019 Season sponsors artsfundseattle and Microsoft for keeping us on our leg all season long! We couldn’t do it without you | lesdellen and jerome_tisserand in Theme and Variations 📷: angelasterlingphoto #pnbthemes #thankyou #lesleyrausch #jerometisserand #themeandvariations #balanchine
After this week’s heat wave, we’re so glad karlthefog crept back to cover San Francisco in cool grey. #FBF to our performance sterngrovefestival in summer 2010—notice the multiple heaters along the stage! Mark Morris’ Sandpaper Ballet, seen here, returns in our 2020 Season at the Opera House, and SF Ballet returns (rep to be announced) …
guillaumecote reprises the role of Count Danilo in #TheMerryWidowNBC with h.j.kiwi, piotrnboc and evanmckie making their debut 📷 by KarolinaKuras
#TBT Soloist Jenna Rae Herrera doing a wardrobe fitting with Cindy Farrimond, Costume Shop Manager before Swan Lake in January. . jetejenna Photo by quincenmulberry . #BalletPost #BalletWest #BalletWorld #WorldWideBallet #SwanLake #Ballet #Costumes
#GiselleRecap | Myrtha says it’s time to say goodbye to Giselle... Demi Soloist alex_iliseheier floating across the stage in this iconic role 👻 . . . 📸 scottseriophotos #myrtha #giselle #willies #demisoloistsofpab #paballet #womenofpab #ballet #ballerina #tutu #pointeshoes #floating #ghost #philadelphia #avenueofthearts
”Every day, I am inspired to see each new and developing talent of a dancer. Mastering these new abilities motivates me to work harder every time I dance. When we take to the stage, I hope the audience enjoys the interpretations of our roles and characters; I hope they feel our sense of humanity.” – …
LE CORSAIRE opens TONIGHT 💫 Onstage through June 15! #ABTMet19 📷: The incredible Daniil Simkin as ‘Ali’
Steps to the Season: Principal Dancer Ashley Bouder talks about dancing the role of the Russian Girl in George Balanchine’s legendary Serenade, his first ballet choreographed in the United States. She says: “You feel very special when you dance Serenade. When you watch something that Balanchine choreographed to Tschaikovsky, he makes you hear the music differently." See …
We are thrilled to share the wonderful news that Gillian Murphy and Ethan Stiefel have welcomed their first son, Ax Nathaniel Stiefel, into the world 🌟 #ABTFamily
We're recounting NYCB dancers' favorite moments from the 18/19 season. Corps Member Alexa Maxwell says watching her peers dance Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet stands out: "The way the romantic music, costumes, lights, and wonderful dancing came together in every movement was simply magical!"
PNB celebrated 25 years of DanceChance this Saturday with a showcase for friends and family, including this awe-inspiring moment where faculty member Kiyon Gaines has his students bravely flying over the top of him. DanceChance was founded in 1994 with the goal of improving equity and access to classical ballet training. Graduates have gone on to …
A peek into the transformation before the curtain goes up. For Principal Dancer, Sasha De Sola, Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty was a "dream role" ever since she first saw the ballet at eight years old.
Guillaume Côté reprises the role of Count Danilo in #TheMerryWidowNBC with Harrison James, Piotr Stanczyk and Evan McKie making their debut >> http://bit.ly/2Ve0wiL 📷 by Karolina Kuras
"This is my first time on stage with pointe shoes when I was 9 years old. In order to make sure the ribbons were tied well, the assistant teacher helped me knot them. I danced to the well-known song, “My favorite things” from “The Sound of Music”, and just like the lyrics say, ballet and …
We have a history of making history. Did you know that we staged the first full-length American production of Coppélia in 1938? While the classics we perform today have modernized a bit, the sentiment remains the same. #ThrowbackThursday #tbt
#TBT Soloist Jenna Rae Herrera doing a wardrobe fitting with Cindy Farrimond, Costume Shop Manager before Swan Lake in January. Photography by Kate Taylor.
Next Step OUTSIDE/IN is a one-night-only dance performance on- and off-stage at McCaw Hall for only $25. 6:00pm (Free!) Dance performances outside McCaw Hall. 7:30pm ($25) New dance works by PNB company dancers for PNB Professional Division students (seen here) onstage at McCaw Hall. Learn more about the dancers, choreographers and programs: http://bit.ly/nextstep19Likes • 2 Comments
“Every day, I am inspired to see each new and developing talent of a dancer. Mastering these new abilities motivates me to work harder every time I dance. When we take to the stage, I hope the audience enjoys the interpretations of our roles and characters; I hope they feel our sense of humanity.” – …
Steps to the Season: Balanchine explained that he developed "a different dance scheme" for each of the four movements of his ballet Symphony in C, which involves — by the end — a stunning 48 dancers. See the opulence this fall: nycballet.com/1920 pic.twitter.com/y3MfTwEELJ
We are totally inspired by this 78-year-old dancer who proves that age is just a number and passion lasts a lifetime. thelily.com/its-never-too-…71 Likes • 31 Retweets
The dancers get to take a well-deserved break after the whirlwind of a tour in London, but that doesn't have to stop us from reminiscing! #sfbontour #sfbtakeslondon pic.twitter.com/humQ5zIoSe
Catch Guest Artist @BMack805's final performance in ABT's LE CORSAIRE tomorrow evening 6/15! “It’s filled to the brim with exuberant dancing. There’s no shortage of fireworks.” - Brooklyn Mack on LE CORSAIRE 📷: Brooklyn Mack and Arron Scott by Rosalie O'Connor pic.twitter.com/SRdMqQAtFs
A peek into the transformation before the curtain goes up. For Principal Dancer, Sasha De Sola, Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty was a "dream role" ever since she first saw the ballet at eight years old. pic.twitter.com/NSIntIAUdd
Celebrate PRIDE with ABT 🌈| Wear your best rainbow! On Saturday, 6/15 at 2pm, join @JamesBWhiteside and ABT to celebrate PRIDE at LE CORSAIRE! Use code ABTPRIDE for discount seats. Call 212-362-6000, or visit the Met Box Office. PC: Bon Duke Studio and Ryan Pfluger pic.twitter.com/HnRYvdhe6u
.@guillaume__cote reprises the role of Count Danilo in #TheMerryWidowNBC with @hj_kiwi , @PiotrStanczyk and @EVANMcKIE making their debut >> bit.ly/2Ve0wiL 📷 by @karolinakuras pic.twitter.com/i1mBOCTlwD
Ready for an incredible evening of #MADHOTBALLET? So are we! >> madhotballet.ca 📷 by @alanadehaan pic.twitter.com/VhDI3ILCCV
Thank you to to our 2018-2019 Season sponsors @ArtsFund and @Microsoft for keeping us on our leg all season long! We couldn’t do it without you. pic.twitter.com/Wvr3FO5tAv
Double the impact of your giving – Match the Magic! Right now, all new and increased gifts to Pennsylvania Ballet will be matched by a generous donor. Make a gift at paballet.org. Questions? Simply email email@example.com! pic.twitter.com/Syp0Er1uJA
TOMORROW: The final audition for summer intensive at our SE campus @THEARC_DC! Learn more here: ow.ly/k4sP50uCm5T2 Likes • 1 Retweets
Utah Arts Festival 2019: Four commissions set to premiere in chamber and jazz music, dance theutahreview.com/utah-arts-fest… via @The Utah Review1 Likes • 0 Retweets