Starting with the 50-year jubilee season, Marijn Rademaker - currently principal with the Stuttgarter Ballet - will be a regular guest principal with the Dutch National Ballet. Marijn will dance in the Gala - 50 jaar Dutch National Ballet on September 13, and subsequently in Nutcracker & Mouseking and Giselle.
Last January, Marijn made a succesful debut with the Dutch National Ballet dancing Florimund in The Sleeping Beauty.
In 2010, the respected European dance publication Dance Europe chose Marijn Rademaker (Nijmegen, the Netherlands) as one of the 'Outstanding Dancers' for the 2009-2010 season. He performed leading roles in almost the all classic ballets: Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet, The Sleeping Beauty and Giselle. Renowned choreographers, such as Marco Goecke, Wayne McGregor and Nicolo Fonte created choroegraphies especially for Marijn. He alse danced in choreographies by George Balanchine, Maurice Béjart, Jean Christophe Blavier, Edward Clug, William Forsythe, Jirí Kylián, Kenneth MacMillan, John Neumeier, Jerome Robbins, Glen Tetley, Hans van Manen and many others.
Marijn was educated at the National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam and Artez in Arnhem; he graduated from the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. After his graduation in 2000 het started with the Stuttgarter Ballet, where he reached the rank of principal in 2006.
1999 – Competition for young dancers, Dansersfonds '79 (Alexandra Radius and Han Ebbelaar) Grace Price
2006 – Der Faust – Best dancer in Germany for 'Äffi' by Marco Goecke
2009 – German Dance Prize (Future Award)
2009 – Premio Apuli Arte Prize (Merit Award)