New season 2013-2014
Succes of Don Quichot will return! Look here for more information!
Rich and varied
05.03.2013 - This season too – the tenth under the artistic leadership of Ted Brandsen – the Dutch National Ballet is presenting a rich and varied programme of five world premieres, two Dutch premieres, a Gala to open the season, favourite classics and new interpretations of well-known works. The season also sees the start of the Junior Company: a new company of top young talented artists.
20.04.2013 - The Dutch National Ballet has received four nominations for the Beois de la Danse, known as the 'Oscars' of dance.
06.05.2013 - On 1 May 2013, Matthew Golding made his debut as a guest artist with The Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House in London. As in June, he will be making his debut as a guest artist with English National Ballet.
02.04.2013 - The 360-page book Herinneringen aan Sonia Gaskell (Memories of Sonia Gaskell) tells the personal story of dancer and choreographer Rudi van Dantzig, former artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet, and his teacher Sonia Gaskell, the founder of the company.
Ted Brandsen, artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet, will be choreographing a new work for the Assemblée Internationale 2013 (AI 13) in Toronto (Canada).
11.03.2013 - As of 1 January 2013, the British conductor Matthew Rowe takes up the position of musical director of the Dutch National Ballet. He succeeds Ermanno Florio, who has held the position since 2004.
26.11.2012 - Remi Wörtmeyer will be promoted to principal as of 1 January 2013. The Australian dancer joined the company in 2010. Wörtmeyer will be making his debut as a principal in the programme Best of Balanchine, which will be presented in The Amsterdam Music Theatre from 7 February.
21.05.2012 - The Dutch National Ballet is gaining ever more international acclaim. 'The Dutch national Ballet (is) one of the three finest ensembles in the world', wrote the Süddeutsche Zeitung about Present/s in February this year. read more international reviews.
Surprise your friends or family with decorative pointe shoes from our dancers. The Dutch National Ballet has a limited number of unused pointe shoes in stock that have not been danced in (i.e. they can still be used!). Pointe shoes manufactured by Freed, Bloch and Innovation can now be purchased at the cost price of € 35,-.
08.02.2012 - The Dutch National Ballet has just had a very successful season. The number of paying visitors rose from 81,936 in 2010 to 98,651 in 2011 – an increase of 17%.
05.03.2013 - The press presentation of the 2013-1014 season took place on Tuesday 26 February. Watch the trailer of programme teasers here!
Best of Balanchine
13.02.2013 - See here for an overview of the press reviews of Best of Balanchine.
16.01.2013 - Jump is the Dutch National Ballet's fanclub for young ballet fans. Join in! Have a look at the making of the wigs for Cinderella!