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General Director and Artistic Supervisor
John Neumeier
Artistic and Pedagogical Director
Kevin Haigen
Managing Director
Lukas Onken
(in parental leave)
Antonia Sobik
(parental leave replacement)
Deputy of the Artistic Director
Yohan Stegli
The Dancer
Giorgia Giani
Minju Kang
Kristian Lever
Larissa Machado
Tilman Patzak
Joel Paulin
Pascal Schmidt
Teresa Silva Dias
Aike Errenst
Master for Event Technology
Dirk Glowalla
Costume Interpreter
Sonja Kraft
Project Management
Sascha Hartmann
Contact Press and Public Relations
Daniela Rothensee




Photo © Silvano Ballone

Lukas Onken, born 1985 in Wuppertal, graduated from the Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen in 2010 with a bachelor in Communication & Cultural Management and worked afterwards for the concert and artists agency Konzertdirektion Schmid in Hanover.

Before that he had already worked in the Management of the National Youth Orchestra of Germany. In 2009 he organized the South-Africa-Tour together with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Germany as a Project Coordinator as well as the tour to Germany of the South African MIAGI Youth Orchestra. He also worked as an Assistant of the Managing Director of the Youth Orchestra of Berlin and as a member of the Planning-Committee of the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra.

He studied Double bass at the Robert Schumann School of Music and is until today constantly involved with his instrument.

Lukas Onken is the Managing Director of the National Youth Ballet.



Lukas Onken
Managing Director

Ballettzentrum Hamburg
Caspar-Voght-Str. 54
T: +49 (0)40 21 11 88-23
F: +49 (0)40 21 11 88-88
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