Starting 17 February 2014 the merger of De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch National Ballet and The Amsterdam Music Theatre, will operate under the name Dutch National Opera & Ballet. This will also be the new name for the venue itself. more info >
TV-series with Dutch National Ballet
10.10.2013 - This autumn, the Dutch broadcasting corporation AVRO is starting the production of the reality series Blood, sweat and blisters – The people of the Dutch National Ballet. Broadcasting of the new series on television will be in the spring of 2014.
01.10.2013 - Matthew Golding, principal with the Dutch National Ballet, will be leaving the company in March 2014 to join The Royal Ballet in London, England, in the rank of principal dancer.
14.10.2013 - The New York Times considers the Dutch National Ballet to be amongst the best five ballet companies.
12.09.2013 - Remi Wörtmeyer is the winner of the Alexandra Radius Prize 2013. Wörtmeyer, principal with the Dutch National Ballet, was presented with the prize by Alexandra Radius.
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,-.
10.08.2013 - Remy van Kesteren has won the USA International Harp Competition. The prize consists of a harp worth 55,000 US dollars, a series of concerts and a CD recording. Remy van Kesteren will be performing in the Dutch National Ballet’s programme Dutch Doubles, in April 2014.
03.07.2013 - The Dutch National Ballet and the National Ballet Academy (NBA) are going to combine forces. Both signed a covenant.
20.04.2013 - Two productions produced by the Dutch National Ballet have received a 'Benois': Hans van Manen (Variations for two couples) and Christopher Wheeldon (Cinderella). The 'Benois' are considered to be the 'Oscars' of dance.
24.10.2013 - Dutch National Ballet started The Junior Company. Watch the trailer!
01.08.2013 - This week, Michaela DePrince started rehearsals with the Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company. RTL Nieuws devoted an item to the event. bekijk de video >
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!
04.12.2013 - Watch here the rehearsals and interviews with six 'Sleeping Beauties'.
03.07.2013 - Choreographer Hans van Manen is to become the patron of the National Ballet Academy. Ted Brandsen, artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet, is to become the artistic advisor to the National Ballet Academy.