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[CANCELED] Open Rehearsal: The Tokyo Ballet "La Sylphide" (Ballet in Two Acts)

Join us for the Tokyo Ballet's open rehearsal of their best repertoire, a masterpiece of romantic ballet!

The open rehearsal has been canceled as part of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections.
*Regarding the actual performance scheduled on Sat, Mar 21 and Sun, Mar 22, the situation is still under consideration by the NBS-Japan Performing Arts Foundation. The information will be updated on the official website of the NBS as soon as the decision is made.

Date Fri, Mar 20, 2020 17:30 (Open 17:00 TBD) *The curtain time has been changed from the initial announcement.

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre Ballet, Dance

Main Hall


Ballet “La Sylphide” (Ballet in Two Acts)

Choreography: Pierre Lacotte after Filippo Taglioni

Music: Jean-Madeleine Schneizthoeffer


The Tokyo Ballet

Conductor: Valery Ovsyanikov

Orchestra: Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra


Prices (tax included)

Free Admission (advance application required)

*Maximum number of participants 500 (Lottery drawing will be conducted if the number of applications exceeds the limit.)

*Service fee for issuing tickets charged. (275yen per 1 ticket, 385yen per 2 tickets)

Application Opening Date

Fri, Feb 28, 2020 10:00

Application Deadline

Sun, Mar 8, 2020 23:59

Result Notice

Fri, Mar 13, 2020

Kindly be informed that the date of sending the notice of results for the application will be extended to Fri, Mar 13, placing the highest priority on preventing the spread of COVID-19 infection.

The program, however, is subject to cancellation due to further decision or order made by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and other government organizations.

We appreciate your understanding.

How to apply

NBS Online Ticket Service (Only online application is accepted.)

*Application form is only available in Japanese.

*Applicants are required to register on the NBS Online Ticket Service before applying. (Registration and membership are free of charge.)

*One application for up to 2 participants per person.

*All seats reserved. Seat selection is not available.

Other Information

*Participants are not allowed to enter the 1st floor seats area which is for the persons concerned.
*Late-comers are not allowed to enter once the rehearsal has started. Please allow enough time for getting into the venue.
*The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
*Pre-school children are not allowed to attend this rehearsal.
*There are no elevator or escalator in the Main Hall of Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.


Japan Performing Arts Foundation/ Tokyo Bunka Kaikan operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture