Information on Seat Selection

Best Available Seat Booking
In best available seat booking, you choose a category of seats and selectthe number of tickets you would like. An automatic allocation of seats willtake place within the selected category; you receive the best available seats. Numbered seats are generally located next to each other. If your computer is having problems with Java, then the best available seat booking will automatically take place.
Seating Chart Booking
In seating chart booking, you personally select your exact seats from agraphic seating chart. Begin the seating chart booking and choose an area.There you can select the seats by clicking on them. Seating chart booking is not offered for some events.
General Seating
means that, with your ticket, you can freely select your seat according to the conditions on-site. Normally this involves seats, however in some cases standing room will also be available.
Seat or Standing Room, Depending on Availability
In this price category, seats are predominantly offered (but not guaranteed). In some circumstances, standing room tickets at the same price are also sent. An exact request regarding standing room or a seat unfortunately cannot be fulfilled in this context. A later exchange of the tickets delivered is not possible.
Obstructed Views/Supertitles
Due to building conditions or the demands of individual productions,obstructed views (including of the supertitles that are used in numerous performances) are possible from certain seats. Please inquire about potential impairments at
(+49) (0)711. 20 20 90 (Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm).
No Longer Available for Delivery
means that the event is taking place soon and that shipment of the ticketsis no longer possible. Please select “Pick up tickets” as an alternative.
Only 1 Ticket Can be Selected / Individual Seat
Only individual seats (no groups of adjoining seats) can still be booked inthe corresponding category using the best available seat booking. Individual seats are scattered vacancies. Even if a greater number are available, these seats are not adjoining. Adjoining seats might still be available using the seating chart booking.
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Information on Online Sales

Please examine our General Terms and Conditions as well as the following excepts from the general information on ticket pre-sales.
Ticket Pre-sales
Ticket pre-sales for performances in the Opernhaus as well as for concerts generally begin on the same date two months before the day of the performance. For performances in all other venues, pre-sales generally begin one month before the performance date. If the first pre-sale date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then pre-sales will begin on that Friday. If it falls on a holiday, then sales will begin the daybefore. Some events cannot be purchased through online sales. For such cases, please contact our telephone ticket service ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri: 10 am –8 pm, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm). Performances outside of the previously mentioned pre-sale periods can be ordered using the online ordering form. Please examine our general information on ticket pre-sales.
Seat Selection
In the course of your booking, information relating to seat selection will be displayed.
Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for online sales include a service fee of 1.00 € per ticket.
Discounts (other than the Schauspielcard)
Please use the alternate sales channels for discounts, as they are not available or applicable for online sales.
Gift Vouchers
Gift certificates can be used as a form of payment for one or more performances at Staatstheater Stuttgart. You can even use them to pay for subscriptions and merchandising products. Gift vouchers can be transferred to third parties and can be redeemed without any time limit until cancelled. If the order total is greater than the value of the gift voucher,the difference can be paid out. Remaining balances will be repaid in the form of a gift voucher. Redeeming gift vouchers is not currently possible for online sales. Please use our alternate sales channels for this purpose.
Delivery / Pick Up with Confirmation of Purchase
Tickets or gift vouchers can be sent out for a shipping fee of 1.50 €, if the time of the order allows for it. The Staatstheater Stuttgart cannot accept any responsibility for the shipment.
Confirmation of purchase will automatically be sent by email to the address you provided, as soon as purchase of your order has been initiated.
By presenting printed confirmation of purchase, tickets can be picked up at the theatre box office or at the appropriate performance box office; gift vouchers only at the theatre box office (Mon – Fri: 10 am – 7 pm, Sat: 10am – 2 pm).
Only printed tickets are valid as passes for means of transport with the VVS. Printed confirmations of purchase will not be accepted as valid ride passes for the VVS.
print@home
You can purchase any of our print@home ticket(s) (with the start of season 14/15) at any time and print them out yourself. This booking service is available to you until 1 hour before a performance starts at no additional cost and is specified during the booking via choice of shipping option. After completing the purchasing transaction, the desired ticket will be displayed as a PDF-file and can be printed immediately. You will receive a confirmation of purchase at the email address you have provided, with the ticket file as an attachement. The personalization of each ticket with a name and date of birth prevents improper duplication for the protection of the purchaser. Each ticket entitles the holder to one unique admission in conjunction with a valid ID. If there are any questions, please contact our telephone sales office ([+49] [0] 711 202090). Operating hours telephone sales office: Mon-Fri 10:00am - 08:00pm; Sat 10:00am- 06:00pm.

print@home ticket = transit ticket
Your print@home ticket is valid as a transit ticket for public transportation in the VVS system at no additional cost and will automatically beeig print with your print@home ticket. Please pay attention to the required personalization during the booking transaction.
Late Seating
may not be possible for certain performances. Our telephone ticket service (0711.20 20 90, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm) will be happy to provide you with more information!
Payment
Tickets can be paid with direct debit or credit card (American Express, MasterCard, VISA).
Return / Exchange
We ask that you carefully check your information before authorizing purchase of your order, as tickets and gift vouchers cannot be returned or exchanged.
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Katja Wünsche

Principal Dancer

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Katja Wünsche was born in Dresden and grew up in Berlin. She was trained at the State Ballet School Berlin from which she graduated in July 1999. During her studies she has already danced in the Corps de ballet of the State Opera Unter den Linden in Swan Lake (Patrice Bart after Petipa/ Ivanov) and The Sleeping Beauty (Rudolf Nureyev). Katja Wünsche has participated in numerous competitions. In 1997, she was Semi-Finalist at the Prix de Lausanne and only one year later she won the second prize and got the Swiss Television prize at the same time. In March 1999 she was finalist at the Austrian Dance Contest in Vienna and five months later she won the first prize at the “Grand Prix d’Eurovison for Young Dancers” for a Pas de Deux with Yohan Stegli.

After she had received her diploma, Katja Wünsche joined the Corps de ballet of the Stuttgart Ballet at the beginning of the season 1999/2000. In the season 2002/03 she was promoted to Demi Soloist and in 2003/04 to Soloist. Her nomination to Principal Dancer followed in 2006/07.

In April 2007 Katja Wünsche received the German Dance Prize “Zukunft” 2007 which is awarded each year by the German Association for Dance Education and the German Association for the Promotion of the Art of Dance. In the same year, she received the German Theatre Prize “Der Faust” in the category “Best Dance Performance” for her interpretation of Nadia in Mauro Bigonzetti's I fratelli – The Brothers. In 2007 Katja Wünsche was nominated for the Prix Benois de la Danse for her performance of Clara in The Sandman, a role which has been created for her by Christian Spuck. In critic’s surveys in the magazines ballettanz and Dance Europe in 2006 and 2007 she has been mentioned as “Outstanding Female dancer”.

REPERTOIRE

Leading and Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • A Streetcar named Desire (John Neumeier): Stella
  • Äffi (Marco Goecke)
  • Brouillards (John Cranko)
  • Corps (Hans van Manen)
  • Dances at a Gathering (Jerome Robbins): Role in Apricot, Role in Green
  • das siebte blau (Christian Spuck)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra): Pepa, Gipsy
  • Duetto Inoffensivo (Mauro Bigonzetti)
  • Frank Bridge Variations (Hans van Manen)
  • Gaîté parisienne (Maurice Béjart): Ballerina, Pas de deux "The Lovers"
  • Giselle (Production: Reid Anderson, Valentina Savina): Myrtha
  • Goecke at the Kammertheater: The Nutcracker (Marco Goecke): Klara
  • Hamlet (Kevin O’Day): Ophelia
  • Hikarizatto (Itzik Galili)
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko)
  • Kazimir’s Colours (Mauro Bigonzetti): Solo
  • La fille mal gardée (Sir Frederick Ashton): Lise
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss, after August Bournonville): The Sylphide
  • Lachrymal (Douglas Lee)
  • Le sacre du printemps (Glen Tetley)
  • Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck): Lena
  • Les Sylphides (Michail Fokine): Mazurka
  • Love Songs (William Forsythe)
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck): Lulu
  • melodious gimmick to keep the boys in line (Marc Spradling)
  • Onegin (John Cranko): Olga
  • Othello (John Neumeier): Desdemona
  • Pas de deux (John Cranko)
  • Pierrot lunaire (Glen Tetley): Colombina
  • Présence (John Cranko): Molly Bloom
  • RED in 3. (Jorma Elo)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Juliet, Gipsy
  • Serenade (George Balanchine)
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz)
  • Skew-Whiff (Paul Lightfoot and Sol León)
  • Slice to Sharp (Jorma Elo)
  • Songs (Christian Spuck)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Pas de six, Princess of Naples, big Swan
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine): Demi Solo
  • The Concert (Jerome Robbins)
  • The four Temperaments (George Balanchine): Choleric
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): Manon Lescaut and Prudence
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Márcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Aurora, Eloquence-Fairy, Cat-Pas de deux
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Katharina and Bianca
  • The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (William Forsythe)
  • Theme and Variations (George Balanchine): leading role
  • Vergessenes Land (Jiří Kylián): Couple in Red
  • Yantra (Wayne McGregor)
 
Specially created Roles
  • ..., la peau blanche... (Christian Spuck): Gabrielle d’Estrées
  • Aria (Douglas Lee)
  • Big Blur (Demis Volpi): solo role
  • Carlotta’s Portrait (Christian Spuck)
  • Cindys Gift (Douglas Lee)
  • Das Fräulein von S. (Christian Spuck): Madelon, Cardillac's daughter
  • dreamdeepdown (Kevin O’Day)
  • Gambling, x 5 (Nicolo Fonte)
  • Hikarizatto (Itzik Galili)
  • I fratelli – The Brothers (Mauro Bigonzetti): Nadia
  • Igor Poems (Kevin O’Day)
  • Il Concertone (Mauro Bigonzetti)
  • in sensu (Marco Goecke)
  • Lachrymal (Douglas Lee)
  • Leviathan (Douglas Lee)
  • melodious gimmick to keep the boys in line (Marc Spradling)
  • Miniatures (Douglas Lee)
  • nocturne (Christian Spuck)
  • Orlando (Marco Goecke): Princess Sasha
  • Siren sounding (Douglas Lee)
  • Sleepers Chamber (Christian Spuck)
  • Somewhere Between Remembering And Forgetting (Marguerite Donlon)
  • Sweet Sweet Sweet (Marco Goecke)
  • The Sandman (Christian Spuck): Clara
  • the seventh blue (Christian Spuck)
  • Viciouswishes (Marco Goecke)
  • Viewing Room (Douglas Lee)
 
Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • Blankets of clouds (Rolando D’Alesio)
  • Blushing (Marco Goecke)
  • Christoph (Louis Stiens)
  • David’s Law (Alejandro Cerrudo Martinez)
  • Der richtige Ort (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Enjoy the Pain (Stéphen Delattre)
  • Fortuna (Selatin Kara)
  • Ich bin Du (Peter Quanz)
  • Lebenszeit (Eric Gauthier)
  • Summit (Peter Quanz)
  • swish (Demis Volpi)
  • Voices (Martin Chaix)
  • You and me and him (Lior Lev)
 
Further Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Edward II (David Bintley): Fauvel-Group
  • La Fille mal gardée (Sir Frederick Ashton)
  • Now and Then (John Neumeier)
  • The Cage (Jerome Robbins)
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko)
Stuttgarter Ballett, Portrait von Katja Wünsche, Foto: Sébastien Galtier
IMAGEGALERY OF KATJA WÜNSCHE