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.
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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 transferred to third parties and are valid up to three years after the issue date. The period begins on December 31 of the year the certificate has been purchased. An extension of this period is excluded. The disbursement of the certificate value is not possible. The monetary value will be offset against the price (higher differences must be paid). Existing remaining amounts are disbursed as another gift certificate. A later setting-off of a certificate to a purchase already made is not possible. Gift certificates cannot be used for the purchase of further certificates.
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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Damiano Pettenella



Damiano Pettenella, born and raised in Verona, received his ballet training at the ballet school of La Scala in Milan where he graduated in 2000.

He had his first engagement as a Corps de ballet member at La Scala from 2000 to 2002.

At the beginning of the season 2002/03 Damiano Pettenella joined the Stuttgart Ballet as a Corps de ballet member. In 2006/07 he was promoted to Demi Soloist. His promotion to Soloist followed at the beginning of the 2009/10 season.

In 2010 Damiano Pettenella created his first choreography: the Pas de deux One for Elisa Badenes and William Moore, both dancers at the Stuttgart Ballet, premiered at “Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers”.

In the meantime he is also working as a ballet master, in Stuttgart he is working together with the choreographers Demis Volpi and Katarzyna Kozielska.


Leading Roles and Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • A Streetcar named Desire (John Neumeier): Harold Mitchell, Kiefaber
  • Bolero (Maurice Béjart)
  • Bravo Charlie (Marco Goecke)
  • Brouillards (John Cranko)
  • Corps (Hans van Manen): Second Pas de deux
  • Das Fräulein von S. (Christian Spuck): solo role in the 2nd act
  • das siebte blau (Christian Spuck)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra): Camacho, José-Antonio
  • Forgotten Land (Jiří Kylián): Couple in Grey
  • Fratres (John Neumeier)
  • Gaîté parisienne (Maurice Béjart) : Friend
  • Giselle (Production: Reid Anderson, Valentina Savina): Hilarion
  • Goecke at the Chamber: The Nutcracker (Marco Goecke): Drosselmeier
  • Grosse Fuge (Hans van Manen)
  • Hamlet (Kevin O’Day): Claudius
  • I fratelli – The Brothers (Mauro Bigonzetti): Simone
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko): Solo role in B.
  • Jeu de Cartes (John Cranko)
  • Kleines Requiem (Hans van Manen)
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss after August Bournonville): Pas de huit
  • Le sacre du printemps (Glen Tetley)
  • Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck): King Peter
  • Letters of Others (Bridget Breiner)
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck): Rodrigo, Jack the Ripper
  • No more play (Jiří Kylián)
  • Onegin (John Cranko): Gremin
  • Othello (John Neumeier): Othello, Jago, one of the five soldiers
  • Pierrot lunaire (Glen Tetley): Brighella
  • Poème de l’extase (John Cranko): Vision
  • Présence ( John Cranko): Roy
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan): Solo role
  • Return to a strange Land (Jiří Kylián): Part 4
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Tybalt
  • Slice to Sharp (Jorma Elo)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Rotbart,  Friend of the Prince, Spanish Dance
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine): Demi Solo Fourth Movement
  • The Cage (Jerome Robbins): First Intruder
  • The Four Temperaments (George Balanchine): First Theme
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko): Host
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): Monsieur Duval
  • The Shaking Tent (Marc Spradling)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Márcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Carabosse, Prince of the South, Wolf
  • The Song of the Earth (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Hortensio
  • Urlicht (William Forsythe)
  • Voluntaries (Glen Tetley): Pas de trois
  • Yantra (Wayne McGregor)

Specially created Roles
  • ..., la peau blanche... (Christian Spuck): Rosny
  • Alben (Marco Goecke)
  • Das Fräulein von S. (Christian Spuck): Argenson, police minister
  • Dummy Run (Douglas Lee)
  • I fratelli – The Brothers (Mauro Bigonzetti): Simone’s Friend
  • Igor Poems (Kevin O’Day)
  • Il Concertone (Mauro Bigonzetti)
  • melodious gimmick to keep the boys in line (Marc Spradling)
  • Nautilus (Wayne McGregor)
  • Orlando (Damiano Pettenella): Nicholas Greene
  • Orphée et Euridice (Staging, Choreography: Christian Spuck)
  • Sweet Sweet Sweet (Marco Goecke)
  • The Sandman (Christian Spuck): Prof. Spalanzani
  • Viciouswishes (Marco Goecke)
Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreograhpers
  • 1 Big Bla Bla (Ralitza Malehounova)
  • Blushing (Marco Goecke)
  • Duet For Six (Armando Braswell)
  • Errant Paths (Robert Conn)
  • from me to you (Demis Volpi)
  • Ickyucky (Marco Goecke)
  • Sirs (Bridget Breiner)
  • The Foul Prank oder Der böse Streich (Bridget Breiner)
Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Carmen (John Cranko, new production: Reid Anderson and Georgette Tsinguirides)
  • Concerto for Flute and Harp (John Cranko)
  • Gambling, x 5 (Nicolo Fonte)
  • Giselle (Production: Reid Anderson, Valentina Savina)
  • Hikarizatto (Itzik Galili)
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko)
  • Kazimir’s Colours (Mauro Bigonzetti)
  • La fille mal gardée (Sir Frederick Ashton)
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss after August Bournonville): James' friend
  • Lachrymal (Douglas Lee)
  • Le sacre du printemps (Glen Tetley)
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck)
  • Nautilus (Wayne McGregor)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Márcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Cavalier
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Pas de six
  • Theme and Variations (George Balanchine)
Further Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • The Shaking Tent (Marc Spradling)

Leading Roles at the Theater La Scala
  • Amarcord (L. Camito)
  • Excelsior (Luigi Manzotti): Solo
  • Nôtre Dame de Paris (Roland Petit)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Rudolf Nurejew): Four Princes
Corps de ballet Roles at the Theater La Scala
  • Carmen (Roland Petit)
  • Etudes (Harald Lander)
  • Giselle (P. Ruanne, S. Guillem)
  • Swan Lake (Rudolf Nurejew)
  • The Nutcracker (Rudolf Nurejew)


  • OneWorld Premiere at the Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers at June 9th, 2010, Stuttgart Ballet 
Stuttgarter Ballett, Portrait von Damiano Pettenella, Foto: Roman Novitzky