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GALAS LIVE STREAMED FROM NERVI FESTIVAL

YAGP - Stars of Today Meets the Stars of Tomorrow - 25 June
YAGP - The Future of Dance - 26 June


SUMMER EVENTS AND PERFORMANCES


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Hans van Manen © Erwin Olaf

AMSTERDAM
Dutch National Ballet
Director: Ted Brandsen
Hans van Manen Festival - celebrating the prolific Dutch choreographer whose 90th birthday is on 11 July.

8 -20 June; 60th Anniversary Gala Dutch National Ballet 30 June.
www.operaballet.nl



BERLIN
Staatsballett Berlin
The Sleeping Beauty
3, 6, 10, 24, 28 June; 1, 6 July Deutsche Oper Berlin
staatsballett-berlin.de
REVIEW IN JUNE/JULY ISSUE

BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham 2022 Festival
birmingham2022.com/festival
Birmingham International Dance Festival
bidf.co.uk

Birmingham Royal Ballet
Director: Carlos Acosta
Lazuli Sky/Interlinked/24
23, 24, 25 m&e June, Birmingham Hippodrome
www.brb.org.uk

BRISBANE
Queensland Ballet
Director: Li Cunxin
Peter and the Wolf 24 June - 2 July, Thomas Dixon Centre, Brisbane
queenslandballet.com.au

BRUSSELS
The 9th Edition Brussels International Summer Program with final gala performance.
25 July – 7 August
www.brusselsintballet.org

BUDAPEST
Hungarian National Ballet
Director: Tamás Solymosi
In Balance 3 - 11 June, Eiffel Art Studios; Onegin 25 - 30 June, Hungarian State Opera
www.opera.hu

CARDIFF
Northern Ballet
Director: Federico Bonelli
David Nixon’s The Great Gatsby
7 - 11 June, Cardiff New Theatre
www.northernballet.com

CHICAGO
The Joffrey Ballet
Director: Ashley Wheater
Yuri Possokhov’s Don Quixote
2 - 12 June, Lyric Opera House
www.joffrey.org


Don Quixote_

Alberto Velazquez and Amanda Asucena in Don Quixote. © Todd Rosenberg

DRESDEN
Semperoper Ballett
Director: Aaron Watkin
World premiere of Peer Gynt with choreography and staging by Johan Inger
5 June - 13 October, Semperoper Dresden.
semperoper.de

EDINBURGH
Edinburgh International Festival
Dance programme includes: The Pulse 8, 9 Aug - Edinburgh Playhouse; Akeim Toussaint Buck - Windows of Displacement 12, 13 Aug - The Studio; Scottish Ballet - Coppélia ch: Jess & Morgs 14 - 16 Aug - Festival Theatre; A Wee Journey ch: Farah Saleh 16 - 20 Aug - The Studio; Aakash Odedra/Hu Shenyuan - Samsara 18 - 20 Aug - The Lyceum; Shihya Peng/Marco di Nardo - We Are Monchichi 19 - 21 Aug - The Studio; An Untitled Love ch: Kyle Abraham 20, 22 Aug - King’s Theatre; Jungle Book Reimagined ch: Akram Khan 25 - 28 Aug - Festival Theatre.
www.eif.co.uk



HAMBURG
Hamburg Ballet
Director: John Neumeier
Company premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale.
19, 21 June, Staatsoper
www.hamburgballett.de

HELSINKI
Finnish National Ballet
Director: Madeleine Onne
Helsinki International Ballet Competition 31 May - 3 June.
www.operafin.fi

KUOPIO
Kuopio Dance Festival
15 - 21 June
www.kuopiodancefestival.fi

LONDON
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Director: Carlos Acosta
Don Quixote 6, 7 m&e, 8, 9 m&e July, Sadler’s Wells
www.brb.org.uk

Matthew Bourne
The Car Man
9 - 19 June, Royal Albert Hall
www.royalalberthall.com


Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (aka The Trocks)
Peacock Theatre from 6 - 17 September
sadlerwells.com
followed by 12-venue UK tour until 29 October
https://www.trockstour.co.uk/#tour

Nureyev Legend and Legacy
A gala performance curated by former Royal Ballet principal Nehemiah Kish and supported by the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation. Dancers scheduled to appear include: William Bracewell, Yuhui Choe, Alina Cojocaru, Cesar Corrales, Guillaume Côté, Benjamin Ella, Francesco Gabriele Frola, Emma Hawes, Francesca Hayward, Daichi Ikarashi, Oleg Ivenko, Natascha Mair, Hugo Marchand, Maia Makhateli, Vadim Muntagirov, Yasmine Naghdi, Natalia Osipova, Xander Parish, Iana Salenko, Marcelino Sambé, Alexandr Trusch and Marianna Tsembenhoi.
Theatre Royal Drury Lane from 5-12 September 2022.
www.nureyevlegendandlegacy.com


The Royal Ballet
Director: Kevin O’Hare
World premiere of Like Water for Chocolate 2 - 17 June, Royal Opera House.
Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, inspired by Laura Esquivel’s novel and with a commissioned score by Joby Talbot, the new ballet is a co-production with American Ballet Theatre. 
www.roh.org.uk

WORLD PREMIERE REVIEW ONLINE

Next Generation Festival
ZooNation Youth Company, Queensland Ballet Jette Parker Young Artists, American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, The Royal Ballet Aud Jebsen Young Dancers, The Royal Ballet School, Dutch National Ballet Junior Company, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance and New English Ballet Theatre with a creation by Ruth Brill (see video) Linbury Theatre, ROH
roh.org.uk



Summer in the Park
Hosted by Greenwich Dance 3 June - 6 August
Featuring Autin Dance Theatre, Joseph Toonga, Folk Dance Remixed and more 
greenwichdance.org.uk
http://greenwichdance.org.uk

MARSEILLE
Festival de Marseille
13 June - 10 July
festivaldemarseille.com

MILAN
Teatro alla Scala
Director: Manuel Legris
Giselle 9 - 16 July
www.teatroallascala.org

Teatro degli Arcimboldi
Roberto Bolle and Friends
18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 June
https://www.teatroarcimboldi.it/


MONTE CARLO
Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo
Director: Jean-Christophe Maillot
Coppél-i.A. 4, 5, 6 June, Grimaldi Forum; Académie Princesse Grace Gala 24, 25 June, Salle Garnier, Opéra de Monte-Carlo; Back on Track 61, Claude Pascal and Casi Casa 14 - 17 July, Grimaldi Forum
www.balletsdemontecarlo.com

MONTPELLIER
Festival Montpellier Danse
Contemporary dance festival 17 June - 3 July.
www.montpellier-france.com

MUNICH
Bayerisches Staatsballett
Director: Laurent Hilaire
National Theatre
Swan Lake 1, 4 June; The Blizzard 8, 10 June; A Midsummer Night’s Dream 18, 29 June; Passages 4 July; Cinderella 13 July.
www.staatsballett.de

NERVI
YAGP Intensive Programme at Nervi Festival - 20 - 26 June
Six days of master classes concluding two galas:
Stars of Today Meets the Stars of Tomorrow - Program Includes: Benjamin Freemantle, San Francisco Ballet - Adios; Meaghan Grace Hinkis and Luca Acri, The Royal Ballet - Tarantella; Marcelo Gomes and Alejandro Martinez, Dresden State Opera Ballet - Faun(e); Elisabeth Beyer and Yuma Matsuura, ABT Studio Company - Grand Pas Classique; Jacopo Tissi, La Scala Ballet - Except from the Ninth Wave; Polina Seminonova, Berlin State Ballet and Cesar Corrales, The Royal Ballet and Ukraine's Vsevelod Maiyevskyi - Le Corsaire Act II Pas de Trois  - 25 June.

Future of Dance - Program Includes: Paris Svigos, Illinois Classical Ballet - La Esmeralda; Sylvie Squires, ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School - Odalisque; Elisabeth Beyer, ABT Studio Company and Brady Farrar, ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School - Flames of Paris Pas de Deux
https://yagp.org

NEWPORT
Wales International Ballet Summer School
1 - 5 August 2022
Professional and graduate dancers aged 18+ with Ballet Cymru
Special guests: Associate Artistic Director Marc Brew; Resident Choreographer Marcus Jarrell Willis

NEW YORK
American Ballet Theatre
Director: Kevin McKenzie
Summer Season at the Met 13 June - 16 July
www.abt.org

English National Ballet
Director: Tamara Rojo
Akram Khan’s Giselle 8 - 11 June
Brooklyn Academy
www.ballet.org.uk

OSLO
Norwegian National Ballet
Director: Ingrid Lorentzen
A Swan Lake 1 - 21 June.
www.operaen.no

PARIS
Paris Opera
Director: Aurélie Dupont
Giselle 27 Jun - 14 July, Palais Garnier
Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream 21 Jun - 16 July, Opera Bastille
www.operadeparis.fr
 

PERALADA
Festival Castell Peralada
Bayerisches Staatsballet - Rubies/Bedroom Folk/With a chance of Rain 8 July; Rubies/Affairs of the Heart/Pictures at an Exhibition 9 July; Carlos Acosta On Before 6 August.
festivalperalada.com

ROTTERDAM
Rotterdam International Duet Choreography Competition
23 - 25 June
https://www.theaterrotterdam.nl
https://youtu.be/WJ7npRrCwvc

SAINT-SAUVEUR, QUEBEC
Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur - a celebration of the Living Arts
28 July - 7 August
www.festivaldesarts.ca


STUTTGART
Stuttgart Ballet
Director: Tamas Detrich
The Taming of the Shrew 1, 5, June; Mayerling 14, 17, 21, 24, 26 June, Opera House; Creations VII-IX: world premieres by Vittoria Girelli, Shaked Heller/Louis Stiens and Roman Novitzky 2, 4, 11, 12, 19, 20 June, Schauspielhaus
www.stuttgart-ballet.de

STUTTGART
Colours International Dance Festival
25 June - 17 July, Theaterhaus Stuttgart
theaterhaus.com

SYDNEY
Sydney Dance Company
ab[intra] Roslyn Packer Theatre Walsh Bay 2 - 22 June
sydneydancecompany.com

TALLINN
Estonian National Ballet
Director: Linnar Looris
Anna Karenina 9, 18 June; Alice in Wonderland 28, 31 May & 15, 21 June.
www.opera.ee/en/

TISBURY, WILTSHIRE
Ballet under the Stars
Gala performance at Hatch House with Fumi Kaneko and Vadim Muntagirov; Xander Parish and Anastasia Demidova; Luna Peigne and Guillaume Diop; Ksenia Ovsyanick and Denis Vieira; Fernanda Oliveira and Fabian Reimair; Julia Moskalenko and Stanislav Olshanskyi. 22, 23, & 24 July, Hatch House, West Hatch
www.coventgardendance.com

TOKYO
The Royal Ballet Gala
Gala performances with Alexander Campbell, Cesar Corrales, Lauren Cuthbertson, Francesca Hayward, Ryoichi Hirano, Sarah Lamb, Yasmine Naghdi, Marianela Nuñez, Marcelino Sambé, Akane Takada, William Bracewell and Reece Clarke.
Programme A: 13, 14, 16 July; Programme B: 17m&e, 18 July, Bunkamura Orchard Hall
www.nbs.or.jp/english/stages/2022/

The Tokyo Ballet
Director: Yukari Saito
Don Quixote 23, 24, 25, 26 June, Bunka Kaikan
www.nbs.or.jp/english/

TORONTO
National Ballet of Canada
Director: Hope Muir
Swan Lake
World premiere of a new production, directed and staged by Karen Kain
10 - 26 June.
https://national.ballet.ca

VIENNA
ImPulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival
7 July - 7 August
Contemporary dance workshops, research projects and performances
www.impulstanz.com

WARSAW
Polish National Ballet
Director: Krzysztof Pastor
The Tempest 3, 4 June; Creations 17, 18, 19 June.
www.polskibaletnarodowy.pl

ON TOUR
Ballet Cymru and Frank Moon
Dream 4 June - 8 July in England and Wales
Dates on dream.cymru

Verdensballetten 2022
Touring throughout Denmark
13 July - 5 August
https://verdensballetten.dk