Adrian Oldenburger

Demi Soloist

Adrian Oldenburger

Demi Soloist


Adrian Oldenburger was born in Des Moines (Iowa, USA). The majority of his childhood training was received at The School of Classical Ballet and Dance. He participated in a variety of summer intensive programs at world renowned schools such as Houston Ballet Academy, The School of American Ballet and Canada's National Ballet School.

In 2013 he was a Prix de Lausanne candidate where he was accepted into the John Cranko Schule. From 2013 to 2016 he completed his education at the John Cranko Schule.

In the 2016/17 season Adrian Oldenburger joined the Stuttgart Ballet as an apprentice and was accepted into the Corps de ballet the following season. In the 2022-23 season he was promoted to Demi-Soloist.
Photo Roman Novitzky


Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Aurora's Nap (Johan Inger): Prince of Russia
  • Bliss (Johan Inger)
  • Bolero (Maurice Béjart): The Rhythm
  • Brouillards (John Cranko): Des pas sur la neige
  • Jeu de Cartes (John Cranko): Suite of hearts
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck): Rodrigo
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan): Hungarian officer
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan): Solo role
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Tybalt
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Rotbart, Companion of the Prince, Cavalier of the Princess of Hungary
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine): solo role 2nd movement
  • The four season: Winter (Demis Volpi)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): Manon's admirer
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): torero
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Petipa): Carabosse, Prince of the East, Ali Baba, Cavalier
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Pas de six
  • Under the Surface (Roman Novitzky)

Specially created Roles
  • REVOLT (Nanine Linning)
  • Taiyō to Tsuki (Martin Schläpfer)
  • Take Your Pleasure Seriously (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): cossack (Solo), guest at the christmas party, soldier
  • The Place of Choice (Roman Novitzky)

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • A Streetcar named Desire (John Neumeier)
  • Bliss (Johan Inger)
  • Bolero (Maurice Béjart)
  • Concerto for Flute and Harp (John Cranko)
  • Dark Glow (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra)
  • Fancy Goods (Marco Goecke)
  • Hikarizatto (Itzik Galili)
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko)
  • Jeu de Cartes (John Cranko)
  • Krabat (Demis Volpi): Michal
  • L'Estro Armonico (John Cranko)
  • La fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton)
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck)
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan): a.o. Prince Philipp
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier)
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): mouse, soldier, guest at the Christmas party
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)

Solo Roles as student of the John Cranko School
  • Classical Symphony (Leonid Lawrowsky)
  • The Absence of story (Toru Shimazaki)

Own Choreographies

It’s what you make of it World Premiere at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers on June 13, 2018, Stuttgart Ballet
The Storm before the Calm World Premiere at Noverre: Young Choreographers on April 18, 2021, Stuttgart Ballet
Better late than never World Premiere at Noverre: Young Choreographers on April 23, 2022, Stuttgart Ballet
Je ne regrette rien World Premiere at Noverre: Young Choreographers on January 21, 2023, Stuttgart Ballet
Heaven Sent World Premiere at Noverre: Young Choreographers on May 25, 2024,Stuttgart Ballet