The Dutch National Ballet principal, Maia Makhateli, was presented with the Nina Ananiashvili & Gilbert Albert Star Award in her homeland of Georgia, on 27 June 2011.
16.08.2011 - You can watch the Dutch National Ballet’s anniversary season in nine Pathé Cinemas throughout the Netherlands. read more
01.08.2011 - New dancers, promotiions and dancers which (temporarily) have left the company. read more
01.08.2011 - Don Quichot performed by the Dutch National Ballet is now available for viewing in iTunes in Canada & the US read more
30.07.2011 - The Amsterdam Music Theatre celebrates its 25 year jubilee. De Nederlandse Opera and The Dutch National Ballet look back on 25 years of highlights in the Music Theatre. But they look forward as well. read more
05.07.2011 - 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. read more
28.06.2011 - Toer van Schayk has been presented with the Life Time Achievement Award by the Benois de la Danse 2011. The 'Benois' is the 'Oscar' of dance. Van Schayk will receive the award next year, and is on behalf of his work as choreographer and as set designer. In this anniversary season, you can see his designs and choreography for De omkeerbaarheid van roest and Nutcracker & Mouse King, as well as his set and costume designs for Four Last Songs, Swan Lake and Giselle.
16.06.2011 - The secretary for Culture, Halbe Zijlstra, has proposed his plans for cuts in the cultural sector. As it now stands, the Dutch National Ballet is (relatively) spared. There still will be a 5% cut, however. read more