February 2017
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Treffpunkt: Bühneneingang

Führung durch die Staatsoper


The Seagull

The second revival of the season, "The Seagull", on February 26, 2017, continues this season's focus on choreographic interpretations of Russian literature. John Neumeier's ballet, based on Anton Chekhov's work of the same title, was last performed in Hamburg in 2009 and examines the balance between life and art. "Chekhov, like Shakespeare, is an author who creates characters so complete, so true that they live in the imagination outside and independent of the text. It is the emotional life behind Chekov's words that I transform into dance. For me, the central theme and conflict of The Seagull is the relationship between love and art - art and love." John Neumeier More...

The Ballet School

Creativity Workshop VIII

The School of the Hamburg Ballett's final year students peform their own choreographic works. From February 27 to March 5 the curtain will rise for the eighth consecutive year on the "Werkstatt der Kreativität VIII". Two different programmes will be shown on six evenings in the Ernst Deutsch Theater. The students are offered this invaluable opportunity to show their creative and technical accomplishments.
Ernst Deutsch Theater
February 27, 28 | March 1, 3, 4 and 5, 2017
7:30 pm | TrailerInfo & Tickets


Young Choreographers

In March 2017, the "Young Choreographers" of the Hamburg Ballet will return to the opera stabile with their own creations. The performances will take place at the opera stabile on March 13 and 14 (Program I) as well as on March 15 and 16, 2017 (Program II). Advance booking for the "Young Choreographers" will begin on Monday, January 30, 2017. But you'd better be quick as the tickets are selling very fast! More...


Three new Soloists

After the successful revival of his ballet "The Seagull", John Neumeier decided to announce three promotions: The dancers of the Corps de Ballet Emilie Mazoń, Madoka Sugai and Jacopo Bellussi are appointed to Soloists with the beginning of the upcoming season. Congratulations! In several of the upcoming shows of "The Seagull", Emilie Mazoń will interpret the role of Nina Saretschnaja. On March 9 and 10, Jacopo Bellussi will portray the role of Semjon Medwedenko for the first time.

Information Materials

Journal / Brochure / Flyer

Find here free information material to download about the Hamburg Ballet, like our Journal, our brochure or flyer, a print format PDF of the season 2016/2017 and an iCalendar (.ics-file). More...


Programs, DVDs and Books

Our range of products include current programs, posters and all DVDs documenting the work of John Neumeier and his company. The latest DVD releases are Tatiana and Christmas Oratorio I-VI. We also offer the following publications: In Bewegung (in German), published by John Neumeier in 2008, Bilder eines Lebens published by Horst Koegler in 2010 and the 460-page jubilee anniversary book, which looks back on a 40-year history of John Neumeier in Hamburg. 


Cast Changes

You will find the cast changes for the upcoming performances of the 2016/2017 season HERE