Information on Seat Selection

Best Available Seat Booking
In best available seat booking, you choose a category of seats and select the number of tickets you would like. An automatic allocation of seats will take 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 tickets is 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 in the 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.
Any more questions?
Call our Ticket Service:
(+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm

Information on Online Sales

Please examine our General Terms and Conditions as well as the following information on ticket pre-sales.
Ticket Pre-sales
Ticket pre-sales for performances at all venues generally begin on the same date two months before the day of the performance. 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 day before. 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 alternative 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 the 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 for online sales is currently not possible. Please use our alternative 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 10 am – 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.
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. 20 20 90). Operating hours telephone sales office: Mon - Fri 10 am - 08 pm; Sat 10 am - 06 pm.

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 personalisation 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!
Tickets can be paid with credit card (American Express, MasterCard, VISA) or SEPA direct debit (Not for new customers, these should call our ticket-service first (+49) (0)711. 20 20 90).
Return / Exchange
We ask that you carefully check your information before authorising purchase of your order, as tickets and gift vouchers cannot be returned or exchanged.
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Friedemann Vogel

Principal Dancer


Friedemann Vogel was born in Stuttgart. He received his ballet training at the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart and subsequently received the John Gilpin scholarship to study with Marika Besobrasova at the Académie de Danse Classique Princesse Grasse in Monaco.

He showed his outstanding talent by winning several internatonal balet competition awards. In 1997, he won the Prix de Lausanne, the Junior Gold medal at the Prix de Luxembourg and at the Eurocity Competition in Italy. In the following year he successfully took part in the International Ballet Competition in Jackson, USA. In 2002 he also won the much-coveted Erik-Bruhn-Prize for young dancers in Toronto with the Pas de deux from In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (William Forsythe). In 2005 he was named several times in the category “Outstanding Dancer” in the critics’ choice of the magazine ballettanz and again in 2009. In 2010 he was appointed “Dancer of the year” by the magazine tanz, in the critics’ choice 2014 of that same magazine he was named in the category “Dancer of the year”. In the critics’ choice 2014 of the magazine Dance Europe he was named twice as „Outstanding Dancer“. In September 2012 he has been awarded the „Positano Premio la Danza – Leonide Massine“ as best international male dancer.

At the beginning of the season 1998/99 he became a member of the Corps de ballet at the Stuttgart Ballet. He was promoted Demi Soloist in 2000/01 and to Soloist at the beginning of the next season. Since June 2002 Friedemann Vogel is Principal Dancer with the Stuttgart Ballet.

Guest performances and tours with the Stuttgart Ballet lead him amongst others to the Scala in Milano, to the Staatsballet Berlin, the Finnish National Ballet, the National Ballet of China and to the Marijnsky Theater as well as to several Galas and guest performances in Asia. In 2007, he received major critical acclaim when guesting at the English National Ballet as Prince Siegfried in Derek Deane’s Swan Lake and again in 2009 as Daria Klimentová’s partner in MacMillan’s Manon. In June 2012 Friedemann Vogel  received the Danza&Danza-Award as Best Dancer, amongst others for his interpretation of Jean de Brienne in Raymonda (Sergej Vikharev) at the Scala in Milan in October 2011.

In September 2015 he was awarded the national title of "Kammertänzer".


Leading Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Afternoon of a Faun (Jerome Robbins)
  • Apollo (George Balanchine): Apollo
  • Bolero (Maurice Béjart): male leading role
  • Concerto for Flute and Harp (John Cranko)
  • Dances at a Gathering (Jerome Robbins): Role in Green
  • Edward II (David Bintley): Edward II
  • Fratres (John Neumeier)
  • Gaîté Parisienne (Maurice Béjart): Pas de deux “The Lovers”
  • Giselle (Production: Reid Anderson, Valentina Savina): Duke Albrecht
  • In The Middle, Somewhat Elevated (William Forsythe)
  • Initials R.M.B.E. (John Cranko): Solo role in M.
  • Kazimir’s Colours (Mauro Bigonzetti): main role
  • La fille mal gardée (Sir Frederick Ashton): Colas
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss, after August Bournonville): James
  • Legende (John Cranko)
  • Les Sylphides (Michail Fokine): Poet
  • Onegin (John Cranko): Onegin, Lenski
  • Pas de deux: Manon (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Poème de l’extase (John Cranko): lead role boy in love
  • Ricercare (Glen Tetley)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Romeo
  • Slice to Sharp (Jorma Elo)
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto (George Balanchine)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Prince Siegfried
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine): 1st movement
  • The Four Temperaments (George Balanchine): Sanguinic
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko): Moondog, Prince
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): Armand Duval and Graf N.
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Márcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Prince Désiré
  • The Song of the Earth (Kenneth MacMillan): Messanger of Death
  • Theme and Variations (George Balanchine): leading role
  • Voluntaries (Glen Tetley): Pas de trois
Specially created Roles
  • Carlotta’s Portrait (Christian Spuck)
  • EDEN / EDEN (Wayne McGregor)
  • Fancy Goods (Marco Goecke)
  • Firebird (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Giselle (Irina Lukasova): Duke Albrecht
  • Il Concertone (Mauro Bigonzetti)
  • Mono Lisa (Itzik Galili)
  • nocturne (Christian Spuck)
  • Orlando (Marco Goecke): title role
  • still.nest (Dominique Dumais)
  • The Chambers of a Heart (Itzik Galili)
  • The Shaking Tent (Marc Spradling)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Derek Deane): Prince Desiré
  • Two Pieces of Matter against the Gravitational Force (Jean Christophe Blavier)
Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • Come neve al sole (Rolando D’Alesio)
  • You and me and him (Lior Lev)
Further Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • 5 Tangos (Hans van Manen)
  • Brouillards (John Cranko)
  • dreamdeepdown (Kevin O’Day)
  • Now and Then (John Neumeier)
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz)
  • The Firebird (Uwe Scholz)
  • the seventh blue (Christian Spuck)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)
  • The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (William Forsythe)
  • Vers un Pays Sage (Jean Christoph Maillot)
Stuttgarter Ballett, Portrait von Friedemann Vogel, Foto: Roman Novitzky