What's On 

PERFORMANCES


Due to the current situation, companies's schedules are constantly changing but we will endeavour to post the changes as they are announced. Contact: media@danceeurope.net

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AUSTRALIA


AUSTRALIAN DANCE THEATRE
Director: Amy Hollingsworth

adt.org.au

Aftermath Brisbane 12-14 February
Supernature Adelaide 12 - 14 March  


THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET
Director: David Hallberg 

australianballet.com.au

New York Dialects: Serenade/The Four Temperaments/New work ch: Pam Tanowitz
Sydney 6 - 24 April;
Melbourne 3 - 12 June.

Counterpoint:
Artifact Suite/Raymonda Act III

Sydney 25 April - 15 May.

Anna Karenina ch: Possokhov
https://youtu.be/eosb5uUVXPY
Melbourne 18 - 29 June;
Adelaide 9 - 15 July.


WEST AUSTRALIAN BALLET
Director: Aurelien Scannella

https://waballet.com.au

As One: Ballet in the Quarry
5 - 27 February.

   


AUSTRIA


WIENER STAATSBALLETT
Director: Martin Schläpfer 

www.wiener-staatsoper.at


LOCKDOEN EXTENDED TO 7 FEBRUARY
La Fille mal gardée
8, 13, 15 February

Giselle
27, 28 February; 2, 5, 8, 9, 11 March

  


BELGIUM


OPERA BALLET VLAANDEREN
Director: Sidi  Larbi Cherkaoui

www.operaballet.be

Opera Ballet Vlaanderen has produced fourteen small-scale world premieres under the heading of Imagination is Alive. Choreography by  Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Andonis Foniadakis, Krystian Lada, Drew Jacoby and others.

YouTube PLAYLIST


CANADA


NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA
Director: Karen Kain

www.national.ballet.ca

2020-21 Season cancelled.

  


CHINA


Hong Kong Ballet
Director: Septime Webre

www.hkballet.com

   


ENGLAND


BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET
Director: Carlos Acosta

www.brb.org.uk


Cinderella 
Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
18 - 20 February
The Lowry, Salford
3 - 6 March
Theatre Royal, Plymouth
10 - 13 March


ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Tamara Rojo

www.ballet.org.uk

Nutcracker Delights - Filmed by Michael Nunn and William Trevitt
ONLINE 24 December - 23 January
English National Ballet YouTube



THE ROYAL BALLET 
Director: Kevin O'Hare

www.roh.org.uk


Streams:  

Don Quixote
https://youtu.be/Wa2OclvFHyU
until 6 January 2021

Marguerite and Armand
15 January, 19:00 UK time
www.roh.org.uk

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
https://stream.roh.org.uk
until 21 January 2021


NORTHERN BALLET
Director: David Nixon


www.northernballet.com

Stream David Nixon - Celebration
https://northernballet.com/a-celebration-of-artistic-director-david-nixon-obe

Swan Lake - Leeds Grand Theatre
4 - 13 March

    



ESTONIA


ESTONIAN NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Linnar Looris 

www.opera.ee/en/


Alice in Wonderland
24 January
The Nutcracker
24 January
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 
30 January
A Streetcar Named Desire
5, 17 February;
Giselle 7 February, 11 March;
Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs
12 February, 14 March;
Coppélia 5, 7, 27 March;
Ravel: Ravel 26, 31 mat March;
Alice in Wonderland 31 March.


FINLAND


FINNISH NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Madeleine Onne

www.operafin.fi

Swan Lake new production by David McAllister
26 February - 27 May.


FRANCE

All theatres in France closed until 6 January at least.


MALANDAIN BALLET BIARRITZ
Director: Thierry Malandain

www.malandainballet.com

All performances cancelled

    


PARIS OPERA
Director: Aurélie Dupont

www.operadeparis.fr/en


    


BALLET DU CAPITOLE - TOULOUSE
Director: Kader Belarbi

www.theatreducapitole.fr

PERFORMANCES CANCELLED


GERMANY


STAATSBALLETT BERLIN

Provisional Director: Dr. Christiane Theobald


www.staatsballett-berlin.de/en/

  

  


SEMPEROPER BALLETT DRESDEN
Director: Aaron S. Watkin 

www.semperoper.de


Semperoper

Swan Lake 
16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 28 February & 2, 4, 12, 14 March.


   

    


AALTO BALLETT ESSEN
Director: Ben Van Cauwenbergh 

www.aalto-ballett-theater.de

Theatre closed until mid- January

      


BAYERISCHES STAATSBALLETT
Director: Igor Zelensky

www.staatsballett.de

ALL PERFORMANCES IN BAVARIA CANCELLED UNTIL 31 JANUARY

Paradigma
4 January
staatsoper.tv

Swan Lake
on demand until 26 January

      


BALLETT OF THE GÄRTNERPLATZ THEATER
Director: Karl Alfred Schreiner

www.gaertnerplatztheater.de/en

La Strada
16 January, 17:00
Gärtnerplatz YouTube


GAUTHIER DANCE
Director: Eric Gauthier 


www.theaterhaus.com

  

  


NÜRNBERG BALLET
Director:Goyo Montero

https://staatstheater-nuernberg.de/home

Stream
Über den Wolf
by Goyo Montero
Premiere on 27 December


STUTTGART BALLET
Director: Tamas Detrich

www.stuttgart-ballet.de

Theatre closed for December and January
ONLINE
The Sleeping Beauty
On demand from 26 - 30 December
https://www.stuttgart-ballet.de/
the-sleeping-beauty-on-demand/
 


TANZTHEATER WUPPERTAL
PINA BAUSCH

Director: Bettina Wagner-Bergelt

pina-bausch.de


GREECE


GREEK NATIONAL OPERA

GNO TV, which should be fully operational in January, will be offering opera and ballet programmes to view for 10 euros.

nationalopera.gr/GNOTV/en

  

  


ITALY


BALLETTO DI TEATRO ALLA SCALA
Director: Manuel Legris 


www.teatroallascala.org

Performances suspended 

  


JAPAN


THE TOKYO BALLET
Director: Yukari Saito

www.nbs.or.jp/english/stages/2020/


Don Quixote
https://ticket.rakuten.co.jp/
stage/ballet/RTXNDXQ/

Until 11 January

New Year Gala
https://www.nbs.or.jp/english/
stages/2021/newyear/top.html

9 January  - CANCELLED

Giselle
26, 27, 28 February


NATIONAL BALLET OF JAPAN
Director: Miyako Yoshida

www.nntt.jac.go.jp/english


LIVESTREAM
New Year Ballet: Paquita/Soirée de Ballet/Contact/Campanella
11 January 14:00 - 16:45
YouTube and Facebook
NB Stream will not be accessible afterwards

The Nutcracker
15 January - 14 February
Video on demand 9.99 dollars

The Sleeping Beauty
20, 21, 23 February.


K BALLET
Director: Tetsuya Kumakawa

www.k-ballet.co.jp

Swan Lake
24 - 28 March - Bunkamura

https://www.ints.co.jp/

  


NBA BALLET
Director: Koichi Kubo

www.nbaballet.org

Cinderella ch: Johan Kobborg
6, 7 February

   


MONACO


LES BALLETS DE MONTE-CARLO
Director: Jean-Christophe Maillot 

www.balletsdemontecarlo.com

Interactive video platform
https://www.bmcstream.com


NETHERLANDS


DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Ted Brandsen


www.operaballet.nl


Live stream Christmas Gala
19 December operaballet.nl/online


NEW ZEALAND


ROYAL NEW ZEALAND BALLET
Director: Patricia Barker

https://rnzb.org.nz


Tutus on tour  26 February - 16 March

  


NORWAY


NORWEGIAN NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Ingrid Lorentzen 


www.operaen.no



POLAND


POLISH NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Krzysztof Pastor 

www.polskibaletnarodowy.pl

http://www.polskibaletnarodowy.pl


ONLINE
New Year's Gala Part 1
1 January
New Year's Gala Part 2
2 January
LINK

   


RUSSIA


BOLSHOI BALLET
Director: Makhar Vaziev

www.bolshoi.ru


Performances take place on either Old or New Stage.

La Bayadère  8, 9, 10 January

The Nutcracker
23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31 December & 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 January

Onegin 12, 13, 14 January
The Taming of the Shrew 16, 17 January
Nureyev 20, 21, 22, 23 January
Coppélia 27, 28 January
Symphony in C/Gaîté Parisienne 30, 31 January.

   


MARIINSKY BALLET
Director: Yuri Fateyev


www.mariinsky.ru/en/


Mariinsky Theatre
Don Quixote 27 December; 9, 10 January.
Giselle 28 December
Le Corsaire 29 December
The Nutcracker 8, 12, 13 January
La Bayadère 4, 5, 6 February

Guest performances by Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre
Le Corsaire 19 January

Mariinsky II
The Nutcracker 7 January

Guest performances by Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre
A Thousand and One Nights 15, 16, 17 January
The Sleeping Beauty 21, 22 January

   


MIKHAILOVSKY BALLET
Director: Nacho Duato


www.mikhailovsky.ru


Mikhailovsky Theatre
The Nutcracker  27, 28, 29, 30 December
Ballet Stars Gala 13 January
La Bayadère 14, 14 January
Laurencia 17 January
Spartacus 20, 21 January
Don Quixote 23, 24 January
Swan Lake 27, 28 January
La Fille mal gardée 30 January
Giselle, ou Les Wilis 31 January
Cinderella 3, 4 February
Coppélia 6, 7 February

    


SCOTLAND


SCOTTISH BALLET
Director: Christopher Hampson

www.scottishballet.co.uk

Online: The Secret Theatre
21 - 24 December.


SLOVENIA


LJUBLJANA BALLET
Director: Petar Dorcevski

www.opera.si/en/

Excerpts and Miniatures
29, 30 December on
Ljubljana YouTube


SPAIN


COMPAÑÍA NACIONAL DE DANZA
Director: Joaquín De Luz


http://cndanza.mcu.es

Madrid - Teatro de la Zarzuela
WP Giselle by Joaquín De Luz 9 - 22 December


BALLET NACIONAL DE ESPAÑA
Director Rubén Olmo

http://balletnacional.mcu.es/

Incocación
Teatro Mira de Pozuelo de Alarcón de Madrid
23 & 24 January


SWEDEN


ROYAL SWEDISH BALLET
Director: Nicolas Le Riche

www.operan.se/en


All performances cancelled throughout December.
Three Preludes/Suite en Blanc
2, 8, 12, 14 January 
Shift/Cacti 
5, 11, 15, 18, 19 January. 


SWITZERLAND


BALLETT ZÜRICH
Director: Christian Spuck

www.ballett-zuerich.ch/en/


Performances cancelled until 2 January
Balcão de Amor 1
6, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 30, 31 January & 5 February.

  


USA


AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE
Director: Kevin McKenzie

www.abt.org


ABT has cancelled it season at the Met planned for June & July 2021.


HOUSTON BALLET
Director: Stanton Welch

houstonballet.org

    


La MaMa Moves!
www.lamama.org

Dance Festival Online

January 19–20 and January 26–27, 2021
Curated and hosted by Nicky Paraiso, the festival will feature digital premieres by five artists who bring bold perspectives and approaches to their diverse movement practices: Kevin Augustine (US), Kari Hoaas (Norway), Anabella Lenzu (Argentina/Italy/US), and Tamar Rogoff (US) with Mei Yamanaka (Japan). 


NEW YORK CITY BALLET

Director: Jonathan Stafford


www.nycballet.com


Season 2020- 21 cancelled. Company plans to return to the stage in September 2021 with six world premieres by Sidra Bell, Silas Farley, Andrea Miller, Justin Peck, Jamar Roberts, and Pam Tanowitz 

The Nutcracker iwill be available from 11 December - 3  Januaryon Marquee TV. marquee.tv/nycbnutcracker

   


PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET

Director: Peter Boal


www.pnb.org/season/


Digital season 20/21

  


SAN FRANCISCO BALLET

Director: Helgi Tomasson


www.sfballet.org


Digital season:
A Midsummer Night's Dream 21 January - 10 February
tickets are available now as single stream tickets for $29, or within the Premium Plus Digital Package, which offers access to all seven programs in the 2021 Digital Season, in addition to exclusive bonus content, for $289. Tickets and packages may be purchased online at www.sfballet.org.
Digital Program 02 11 February - 3 March.


THE WASHINGTON BALLET
Director: Julie Kent


Programmes to view on Marquee TV
www.marquee.tv/series/thewashingtonballet

  


WALES


BALLET CYMRU
Director: Darius James

welshballet.co.uk