January 2021
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Ein Sommernachtstraum

Ballett von John Neumeier nach William Shakespeare


"Ghost Light" TV Premiere

During our guest performance at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden in October 2020, we were not only able to perform John Neumeier's "Ghost Light", we even recorded it! Under the film direction of Myriam Hoyer, a film version of the ballet in Corona times was created, which will be broadcast for the first time on January 24, 2021 at 11.05 pm on ARTE channel. The ballet will then be available online as video-on-demand until April 23, 2021.


"Beethoven Project II" – New Trailer

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are unfortunately not yet allowed to dance John Neumeier's new ballet "Beethoven Project II" in front of a live audience. To shorten the waiting time, we are releasing our new trailer with German voiceover. The trailer shows excerpts from the ballet that were filmed during the final rehearsal on December 4, 2020. View...

Ballet School

Finalists at the Prix de Lausanne

For the first time, the Prix de Lausanne launched a competition for talented young choreographers in 2021. The Young Creation Award aims to encourage young aspiring choreographers. We are very pleased that two students from our school, the Spaniard Pablo Polo (left) and the Australian Samuel Winkler (right), are among the lucky five finalists. The five selected choreographies will be presented during the Prix de Lausanne 2021. At the end of the Finals on February 6, the Jury will announce two winning choreographies. In total, 54 young choreographers from 18 different Partner Schools have submitted a variation. More...


No events for audience until February 14, 2021

Unfortunately, the Hamburg State Opera remains closed due to official orders. All performances until February 14, 2021 are cancelled. Click here for information about tickets and refunds. Due to the dynamic events, we can only communicate short-term changes in our program. We are keeping you updated here or via social media.


Application process for Ballet Workshops suspended

Due to the currently unclear situation, the application process announced for January 6 to 9 for tickets for the Ballet Workshops planned on January 31 and February 14 is for now suspended. We will inform you here and via our newsletter about new dates as soon as possible.


Journal No 2

December/January | Uraufführung: "Beethoven-Projekt II". Repertoire: "Ghost Light", "Weihnachtsoratorium I-VI", "Tod in Venedig" und "Ein Sommernachtstraum". Ensembleporträt – Alexandr Trusch. Saisoneröffnung im Festspielhaus Baden-Baden. Leute – Uraufführung "Ghost Light". You will find the Journal at the box office or here as download. Archives...


Brief Profiles

Would you like to find out how our dancers deal with the corona crisis, what they do in their free time and how they started dancing? Our dancers introduce themselves in brief profiles. Head to our blog to learn more about the Soloists of our company (in German) The Blog...


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