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


LOCKDOWN EXTENDED TO 28 FEBRUARY

Daily streams on play.wiener.staatsoper.at during lockdown

Giselle
2, 5, 8, 9, 11 March; 3, 10, 14 April

  


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


COMPAGNIE MICHÈLE NOIRET
Director: Michèle Noiret



www.michele-noiret.be

Les Chant des Ruines

3, 4, 5 March  - Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse, Paris
16 March  - DSN - Dieppe Scène Nationale
19 March -  Théâtre des Quatre Saisons, Gradignan
23 March - L'Estive, Scène Nationale de Foix et de l'Ariège


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 
The Lowry, Salford
3 - 6 March
Theatre Royal, Plymouth
10 - 13 March


ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Tamara Rojo

www.ballet.org.uk

   

   


PROTEIN DANCE
Director: Luca Silvestrini

https://proteindance.co.uk

May Contain Food
ONLINE
kingsplace.co.uk
12 - 21 February


THE ROYAL BALLET 
Director: Kevin O'Hare

www.roh.org.uk


Streams: 

La Fille mal gardée
https://stream.roh.org.uk
premieres on 29 January

Raymonda Act III
12 February - 13 March
https://stream.roh.org.uk


NORTHERN BALLET
Director: David Nixon


www.northernballet.com

Spring 2021 - Digital Season

Swan Lake - Leeds Grand Theatre
13 - 22 May

Dangerous Liaisons - Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
15 - 19 June


ROYAL ALBERT HALL
Director: Craig Hassall

www.royalalberthall.com

Polunin Ink
Romeo and Juliet ch: Johan Kobborg
6 May

New Adventures
Matthew Bourne's The Car Man 
17 - 27 June


ESTONIA


ESTONIAN NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Linnar Looris 

www.opera.ee/en/


Giselle 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
29 February - 27 May.


FRANCE

 


MALANDAIN BALLET BIARRITZ
Director: Thierry Malandain

www.malandainballet.com

All performances cancelled

    


PARIS OPERA
Director: Aurélie Dupont

www.operadeparis.fr/en

ONLINE
Paris Opera - Gala d'ouverture: Grand défilé, Grand pas Classique ch: Gsovsky, In the Night ch: Robbins and The vertiginous thrill of exactitude ch: Forsythe
https://chezsoi.operadeparis.fr/ballet/videos/gala-d-ouverture
    


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

      


GAUTHIER DANCE
Director: Eric Gauthier 


www.theaterhaus.com

  

  


NÜRNBERG BALLET
Director:Goyo Montero

https://staatstheater-nuernberg.de/home

     


STUTTGART BALLET
Director: Tamas Detrich

www.stuttgart-ballet.de

Theatre closed for February


TANZTHEATER WUPPERTAL
PINA BAUSCH

Director: Bettina Wagner-Bergelt

pina-bausch.de


GREECE


GREEK NATIONAL OPERA BALLET
Director: Giorgos Koumendakis

2021.nationalopera.gr/en

Don Quixote
world premiere by Thiago Bordin
14, 15, 16, 18, 19 May


  


HUNGARY


HUNGARIAN NATIONAL BALLET
Director: Tamás Solymosi

www.opera.hu

ONLINE STREAM
Flames of Paris
pr: Mikhail Messerer
6 February
LINK


ITALY


BALLETTO DI TEATRO ALLA SCALA
Director: Manuel Legris 


www.teatroallascala.org

Performances suspended 

  


JAPAN


16th World Ballet Festival
13 - 22 August 2021, in Tokyo
www.nbs.or.jp

Program A

Friday 13 August 2021, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo

Saturday 14 August 2021, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo

Sunday 15 August 2021, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo

Monday 16 August 2021, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo

 

Program B

Thursday 19 August 2021, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo

Friday 20 August 2021, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo

Saturday 21 August 2021, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo

Sunday 22 August 2021, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo

Dancers announced at 18 February (subject to change):
Amandine Albisson, Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris
Maria Alexandrova, The Bolshoi Ballet
Elisa Badenes, The Stuttgart Ballet
Alessandra Ferri, The Royal Ballet / American Ballet Theatre
Mathieu Ganio, Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris
Dorothée Gilbert, Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris
Marcelo Gomes, Semperoper Ballett
David Hallberg, The Australian Ballet
Mathias Heymann, Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris
Kimin Kim, Mariinsky Ballet
Sarah Lamb, The Royal Ballet
Vladislav Lantratov, The Bolshoi Ballet
Hugo Marchand, Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris
Vadim Muntagirov, The Royal Ballet
Marianela Núñez, The Royal Ballet
Hannah O'Neill, Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris
Gil Roman, Béjart Ballet Lausanne
Daniil Simkin, American Ballet Theatre / Staatsballett Berlin
Madoka Sugai, Hamburg Ballet
Alexandr Trusch, Hamburg Ballet
Diana Vishneva, Mariinsky Ballet
Friedemann Vogel, The Stuttgart Ballet


THE TOKYO BALLET
Director: Yukari Saito

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


Giselle 
26, 27, 28 February

  


NATIONAL BALLET OF JAPAN
Director: Miyako Yoshida

www.nntt.jac.go.jp/english


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


Romeo and Juliet
25, 26, 27, 28 February (50% capacity audience)
The Lady of the Camellias
11, 12, 13, 14 March
Creations 13 - online broadcast
27 March

Mayerling
ch: MacMillian
Company premiere 21, 22, 23 May


RUSSIA


BOLSHOI BALLET
Director: Makhar Vaziev

www.bolshoi.ru


Historic Stage
Le Corsaire 3, 4, 5, 6 February
Don Quixote 10, 11 February
Giselle 13, 14 February

New Stage
Coppélia 16, 17 February
La Sylphide 19, 20, 21 February
The Bright Stream 24, 25 February
Four Characters in Search of a Plot: The Ninth Wave/Just/Fading/Silentium 26, 27, 28 February

   


MARIINSKY BALLET
Director: Yuri Fateyev


www.mariinsky.ru/en/


Mariinsky Theatre
La Bayadère 11, 12, 13, 14 February
La Sylphide 16 February
Swan Lake 17, 19 February
Le Corsaire 22 February
Petrouchka/The Firebird 25 February
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai 27 February
Giselle 28 February

Mariinsky II
Romeo and Juliet 18, 20, 21 February
The Nutcracker 23 February
The Four Seasons 26 February

   


MIKHAILOVSKY BALLET
Director: Nacho Duato


www.mikhailovsky.ru


Mikhailovsky Theatre
Romeo and Juliet 11 February
The Nutcracker 13, 14 February; 28, 29, 30 April
The Sleeping Beauty 18, 19 February
Le Corsaire 21 February;10 April
La Bayadère 22, 23 February; 7, 8 April
Spartacus 25, 26, 27 February; 31 March; 1, 2 April
Cipollino 28 February
Don Quixote 3, 4 March; 23, 24 April
La Fille mal gardée 7, 8 March
Multiplicity. Forms of Silence and Emptiness 12, 13 March
Giselle, ou Les wilis 14 March
The Sleeping Beauty 18, 19 March
Coppélia 20, 21 March; 17 April
Swan Lake 24 March; 21, 22 April
La Sylphide 25 March
Cinderella 27, 28 March
The Flames of Paris 4 April
Na Floresta/Prelude/White Darkness 11, 13 April
Laurencia 15, 16 April


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/

Centre Cultural Terrassa
12, 13, 14 February


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 Studio Theatre Company

Two-night virtual showcase of filmed performances by 14 dancers of ABT Studio Company, will take place on Tuesday, February 9 and Wednesday, February 10 at 7pm EST, streaming for free on ABT’s YouTube channel. The evenings will be hosted by ABT Studio Company alumni Isabella Boylston and Calvin Royal III, Principal Dancers with American Ballet Theatre.

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