The Stuttgart Ballet blog

The Stuttgart Ballet blog

Welcome to our blog! With different categories we would like to invitie you to take a look behind the curtain: read all about our daily life on tour in our tour diary, about our dancers' guest appearances away in e-mail from... and take a walk down memory lane with on this day. Enjoy!
Tour Diary
Berlin / September 2022
(Day 4)
The first day of the show was just around the corner! Behind us lies a great Berlin premiere of PURE BLISS.

Photos: Roman Novitzky
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Tour Diary
Berlin / September 2022
(Day 3)
On the program today: two stage rehearsals including orchestra and make-up!

Photos: Roman Nowitzky
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Tour Diary
Berlin / September 2022
(Day 1+2)
Welcome to the tour diary of our guest performance in Berlin!

Photos: Roman Novitzky
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On this day
July 11th, 1932: Birth Hans van Manen
July 11th, 2022

TODAY 90 YEARS AGO, Hans van Manen was born in Nieuwer-Amstel in North Holland and is now considered a grand master of contemporary ballet with over 150 choreographies to his name. In 1955 he created his first piece ...
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April 24th, 1967: Birth Sue Jin Kang
April 24th, 2022

TODAY 55 YEARS AGO, the ballerina and ballet director Sue Jin Kang was born in the South Korean capital Seoul. After initial ballet lessons in her hometown, she continued her studies at the Académie de Danse Classique Princesse Grace in Monte Carlo and won the Prix de Lausanne in 1985.
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April 12th, 1972: Birth Marco Goecke
April 12th, 2022

TODAY 50 YEARS AGO Marco Goecke was born. His unique, inimitable works make him one of the most important choreographers in Europe today. Born in Wuppertal, he initially trained at the ballet academy in Cologne ...
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On this day
March 21st, 1947: Birth Jiří Kylián
March 21st, 2022

TODAY 75 YEARS AGO, Jiří Kylián was born in Prague. His first childhood love was the circus, before he began ballet lessons at the age of nine. He initially received his professional dance education in his hometown before a scholarship took him to the Royal Ballet School in London.
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Ballett von A-Z
March 16th, 1901: Birth Walter Erich Schäfer
TODAY 121 YEARS AGO, Walter Erich Schäfer, later general director of the Württemberg State Theatres, was born near Ludwigsburg. Schäfer studied agriculture at his father's request, although he his true enthusiasms were theatre and literature. At the University of Tübingen he completed a further degree in philosophy as well as art history.
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On this day
February 10th, 2012: World Premiere Das Fräulein von S.
February 10th, 2022

TODAY 10 YEARS AGO, Christian Spuck's Das Fräulein von S. premiered. With this last story ballet as resident choreographer of the Stuttgart Ballet, Spuck dedicated himself to E.T.A. Hoffmann's novella Das Fräulein von Scuderi.
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