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World-renowned Maurice Béjart’s Swiss troupe leaps to the stage for three nights only, with music by Mahler, Stravinsky and Ravel. more »

We all know of One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights), but what if it was told from the women's point of view? Staatsballet asks and realizes this very question. In collaboration with French avant-garde company Ballet Preljocai. more »

The Berlin Film Society is resurrecting Alejandro Jodorowsky’s cult 1989 film 'Santa Sangre' for a night of surreal extravagance, elaborate ballet and circus performances, and an all-night open air. more »

Known as "Trocks", these male ballerinas are New York-based and internationally acclaimed. Don't miss their on point, yet humorous performance (tutus included). more »

Students of the Berlin State Ballet School bare cutlasses and don headscarves to present their annual gala, directed by Gregor Seyffert – a spirited version of celebrated pirate ballet Le Corsaire. more »

Last chance to see the aching love story of Nikia, a temple dancer, and Solor, the warrior promised to the Rajah's daughter, Hamsatti. Look out for "The Kingdom of Shades", one of the most beautiful and recognized scenes in ballet history. more »

A triple bill by some of ballet’s contemporary master choreographers: Nacho Duato, Marco Goecke, William Forsythe. Schiller Theater. more »

Prepare to be as moved as the dancers! This premiere night features three significant ballet choreographers of our time, showcasing their works. Catch Duato’s Spanish influenced steps, Forsythe’s contemporary repertory, and Goecke's expressive flips. more »

New Russian soul

INTERVIEW. Dubbed "the man behind modern Russian ballet", choreographer Boris Eifman brings his sensationally divisive, over-the-top aesthetic to Berlin for the ballet adaptations of Anna Karenina and Onegin. more »

Apr 17, 2012 9:00 AM Stage

Dubbed “the man behind modern Russian ballet”, choreographer Boris Eifman brings his sensationally divisive, over-the-top aesthetic to Berlin with this production of Pushkin's epic verse. Part of Staatsballett's IV. International Dance Summit. more »

Dubbed “the man behind modern Russian ballet”, choreographer Boris Eifman brings his sensationally divisive, over-the-top aesthetic to Berlin with this production of Tolstoy's canonical text. Part of Staatsballett's IV. International Dance Summit. more »

Fusing ballet, contemporary dance and hip hop into a Latino-pop flavour, the Cuban company’s high-energy spectacle hits Berlin as part of a world tour. more »

Missed the premiere on the ninth? Score early Valentine's brownie points at the second performance of Staatsballet Berlin's new version. more »

This holiday season, skip the Nutcracker and go for another classic, as the Staatsballet Berlin brings the timeless Tchaikovsky classic to life twice , choreographed by the associate director of the Paris Opera Ballet, Patrice Bart. more »

Children dance for children at the Deutsche Oper ballet hosted by Urania. The shows at Urania are a popular tradition in Berlin and are quickly booked up so act swiftly for tickets! more »

Slovenian director Tomaz Pandur has teamed up with choreographer and former Staatsballet soloist Ronald Savkovic to create a new piece of epic ballet influenced by Stephen Hawking’s understanding of the world and time. The medieval icon painter Andrei Rublev also serves as inspiratioin for this emotional journey through the Russian spiritual landscape. It’ll be ballet as you’ve never seen it before. more »

Slovenian director Tomaz Pandur has teamed up with choreographer and former Staatsballet soloist Ronald Savkovic to create a new piece of epic ballet influenced by Stephen Hawking’s understanding of the world and time. The medieval icon painter Andrei Rublev also serves as inspiratioin for this emotional journey through the Russian spiritual landscape. It’ll be ballet as you’ve never seen it before. more »

Slovenian director Tomaz Pandur has teamed up with choreographer and former Staatsballet soloist Ronald Savkovic to create a new piece of epic ballet influenced by Stephen Hawking’s understanding of the world and time. The medieval icon painter Andrei Rublev also serves as inspiratioin for this emotional journey through the Russian spiritual landscape. It’ll be ballet as you’ve never seen it before. more »

Slovenian director Tomaz Pandur has teamed up with choreographer and former Staatsballet soloist Ronald Savkovic to create a new piece of epic ballet influenced by Stephen Hawking’s understanding of the world and time. The medieval icon painter Andrei Rublev also serves as inspiratioin for this emotional journey through the Russian spiritual landscape. It’ll be ballet as you’ve never seen it before. more »

Slovenian director Tomaz Pandur has teamed up with choreographer and former Staatsballet soloist Ronald Savkovic to create a new piece of epic ballet influenced by Stephen Hawking’s understanding of the world and time. The medieval icon painter Andrei Rublev also serves as inspiratioin for this emotional journey through the Russian spiritual landscape. It’ll be ballet as you’ve never seen it before. more »